Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.
This week calories tell you nothing, Monsanto sues California, and how to stay motivated.
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Links of the week
Rethinking the Calorie <<Remember when I told you that counting calories is a practice of deceiving yourself? Here it’s explained again in excruciating detail. (The Atlantic)
Kale craze raises heavy metal concerns <<Thank you Monica for always reminding us to not be insane. (Nutrition Over Easy)
The Right Way to Stretch Before Exercise <<A few years ago The Times told us we were doing our pre-workout stretching all wrong and that we should stop the ridiculousness immediately. This week they backed off that stance quite a bit, which I appreciate since I never stopped. (NY Times)
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