Saturday, September 07, 2013

Saturday Stories: Crack, Kale, Lyme and Kids

L.V. Anderson explains in Slate why food is not "like crack".

Hunt, Gather, Love's Melissa McEwen brilliantly explains why kale will kill you (and that most folks don't actually read whole blog posts, and that cherry picking data's pretty damn easy).

Harriet Hall over at Science Based Medicine tackles the entity known as chronic lyme disease.

Patrick Mustain over in Scientific American explains that it's simply not true that kids won't eat healthfully and why the USDA school lunch guidelines do matter.

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's my first guest post for Greatist where I explain why I haven't missed a day of tracking calories since May 7th, 2007, and my piece on US News and World Report that explains how it is you can't outrun your fork.]