Saturday, October 01, 2011

Saturday Stories - Crowdsourced health link roundup!

So on Thursday I posted a call for you to post websites, stories and recipes interesting to you.

For those who aren't comment readers, here are all of the recommendations (be advised, these aren't necessarily sites endorsed by me (though I like most), but rather sites endorsed by Weighty Matters readers) minus those that are already linked to on my sidebar:

Weight Management

Drop It and Eat - "A Guide to Dropping the Senseless Rules about Diet and Eating"

Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger. - detailing blog author Raj' journey and thoughts.

Bariatric TV - highlighting issues pertinent to those who've had weight loss surgeries

Diet Scam Watch - Quackwatch's "Guide to Weight Control Schemes and Rip Offs"

Body Image and Weight Bias

Cynosure - "the revolution against what we thought we were supposed to believe"

Yale Rudd Center's Podcasts - from the indefatigable Yale Rudd Center

Personal Stories

Escape from Obesity - "A look into the secret life and inner thoughts of an obese mom."

Food Activism

Dig in Manitoba - "Dig into Fresh Local Food. Dig into Fresh Local Earth"

Culinate - "Eat to your Idea"

Jugalbandi - "ode to minimally processed, primary-sourced, highly opinionated living."

Nutritional education

Eating Rules - by Andrew Wilder

Family Feeding Dynamics - "Bringing Peace and Joy to the Family Table"

Ellyn Satter written by a pediatrician "to help children and adults be joyful and competent with their eating"

Jack Norris RD - "News for vegan advocates and those eating plant based diets"

The Vegan RD - "Thoughts on being Vegan, a dietitian's perspective"

Nutrition Diva - Monica Reinagel's "Quick and Dirty tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous"

The World's Healthiest Foods - from, "The George Mateljan Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation with no commercial interests or advertising, is a new force for change to help make a healthier you and a healthier world."

Nutrition Data - a nutritional information database

Prescription 2000 - "Our goal is to share with you current health information with a focus on nutrition and preventive medicine to help you be and stay well in our busy modern world."

Nutrition Coach Calgary - written by Foothills' hospital's registered dietitian Adam Betzelt

Nutriwatch - Quackwatch's "Guide to Sensible Nutrition"


Training for Warriors - "A physical and mental training program"


Enlightened Cooking - "Healthy, natural, quick to table dishes"

Snack Girl - mainly recipes for snacks written by a PhD Evolutionary Biologist

Simple Bites - "Real Food for the Family Table"

101 Cookbooks - Recipe for Raw Tuscan Kale Salad

Fat Free Vegan - "Sinfully delicious"

Prevention RD - "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure"

Kath Eats Real Food! - by registered dietitian Kath!

Health News Literacy

Gary Switzer's Health News Review - reviewing the quality of health reporting.

Just for Fun

Jelly Shot Test Kitchen - Turning alcohol into Jello

Moggit - "the guilty pleasure of the decorating world"