Saturday, January 25, 2014

Saturday Stories: Metabolism, Microbiomes, and Marshmallows

Fascinating piece by my friend Alex Hutchinson in Runner's World on how we humans aren't particularly good at burning calories.

Jeff Leach from the Human Food Project on his one year odyssey to acquire the world's healthiest microbiome.

Michael Bourne in the New York Times revisits the famous kids, willpower and marshmallows experiment.

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's my friend James Fell's thoughtful review of my book The Diet Fix, and if you're interested, here's a link to a giveaway for 1 of 50 early galleys of my book from Goodreads. Totally free with zero strings attached! (and it's nearly your last chance to enter - contest ends in a few days)]