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FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: How to stop using food as a drug, why you shouldn’t freak out about folate, and the FDA revisits “healthy”

by | May 13, 2016
For the Love of Food

For the Love of Food

Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup. 

This week how to stop using food as a drug, why you shouldn’t freak out about folate, and the FDA revisits “healthy.”

Too busy to read them all? Try this awesome free speed reading app I just discovered to read at 300+ wpm. So neat!

I can’t even with Delicious anymore, which bums me out because I have years of links I was saving there. I’ll let you know if I find another resource for saving my favorite links. In the meantime I also share links on Twitter @summertomato and the Summer Tomato Facebook page. I’m very active on all these sites and would love to connect with you.

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6 Jedi Mind Tricks That Convince People To Eat Healthy

by | Oct 23, 2013

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The Jedi are famous for many things: lightsabers, telekinesis, making out with their sisters, and of course, mind tricks. Using the power of The Force, Jedi can exert seemingly magical control over the minds of people around them, getting unwitting participants to cooperate in anything the Jedi wants.

Fortunately, this skill is not restricted to the order of Jedi Knights. Even normal humans with average levels of midi-chlorians in our blood can harness this power of persuasion. The secret is understanding that most of the feelings people have about things are highly subjective, and vary depending on context.

This is especially true of food.

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