Friday Afternoon Reading
A FEW ARTICLES TO GET YOU THROUGH THAT FRIDAY AFTERNOON SLUMP, WHEN, LET’S FACE IT, WE ALL KNOW YOU AREN’T ACTUALLY GOING TO GET ANYTHING PRODUCTIVE DONE.
What if Georgians increased their consumption of local foods simply to the national average? Find out here.
An interesting foray into the archeological record to trace the history and context of meat consumption in the distance past, here.
According to a Wall Street Journal article found here. “Consider a 2008 report by the Agriculture Department that estimates changes in food consumptionfrom 1970-2005: grains rose by 41%; vegetable oils by 91%; fish and shellfish by 37%; vegetables by 23%; and fruits by 13%. Eggs and red meat each fell by 17%, and whole milk by 73%. Yet during roughly the same period the incidence of diabetes doubled. ”
It turns out John Muir may have been on to something when he said “The mountains are calling, I must go.” Why a walk in the woods really does help your body and your soul.
Have a Coke and some “expert” advice. Here Are The People Coca-Cola Has Paid to Manufacture Health Claims.
7 Science backed reasons to get your kids outside. From Children and Nature.org
Ever wonder what going Keto for a whole year would do? Here you go
Satellite images of artificial light are shedding new light on breast cancer and obesity. Check it out here.