FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: The pros and cons of fasting, body fat trumps BMI, and water cuts calories


For the Love of Food

For the Love of Food

Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup. 

This week the pros and cons of fasting, body fat trumps BMI, and how water cuts calories.

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Links of the week

What’s wrong with the American diet? More than half our calories come from ‘ultra-processed’ foods <<It’s really not more complicated than this. (LA Times)
Should You Be Getting More B Vitamins? <<Great primer on the nuances of B vitamins. Read this, especially if you avoid animal products. (Mark’s Daily Apple)
Fasting Diets Are Gaining Acceptance <<I know intermittent and other forms of fasting are gaining in popularity, and I can certainly see the appeal. My biggest concern is that people who have a tendency to diet and moralize foods often binge after fast…

What do you think?