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FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: Devastating news from CA coast, meditation is better than vacation, and GMOs not living up to hype

FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: Devastating news from CA coast, meditation is better than vacation, and GMOs not living up to hype

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 devastating news from CA coast, meditation is better than vacation, and GMOs not living up to hype.

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  • Seafood’s new normal <<This is so heartbreaking. If nothing else click through and look at the map of kelp loss off the CA coast from 2008-20014. (SF Chronicle)
  • Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops <<What bothers me most about this article is the unspoken assumption that more corn, soybean and sugar beets (aka junk food) are the best way to feed a growing population. (NY Times)
  • Why Washington’s First Lady is Growing Her Own Grains <<In contrast, these are the sort of food innovations I’d love to see more of. (Civil Eats)
  • Americans Blame Obesity on Willpower, Despite Evidence It’s Genetic <<This is infuriating. Not only is it completely irresponsible to claim that obesity is “genetic” (it has only been a problem for 20 years), but the study this article is based on was funded by the bariatric surgery society. While I 100% agree willpower and dieting are NOT the solution, claiming that surgery is the best option for most people is just as misguided. There are tactics to building health habits that are not based on willpower and that work far better. I hope one day The NY Times and the health community in general will recognize that.
  • Fitness Trackers Might Help Us Live Longer (if Only We Used Them) <<Speaking of blindness to psychology, in this article they present direct evidence that externally imposed health incentives (e.g. getting cash or giving to charity) at first increase but ultimately sap motivation for maintaining health habits. The conclusion of the scientists: “Look at Pokemon Go, that could be the future.” How many of you are still playing Pokemon Go? (NY Times)
  • Regular meditation more beneficial than vacation <<As someone who has taken many vacations and been on only one 10 day meditation retreat, this rings true for me. I feel like my relationship with stress has permanently improved since my retreat a year ago, and if anything continues to improve as I grow my meditation practice. (Harvard Health Blog)
  • “Personalized nutrition” isn’t going to solve our diet problems <<Pretty good primer on the state of personalized nutrition and nutrigenomics. TL;DR be skeptical for now, but one day it might be awesome. (Vox)
  • When Soda Makers Fund Studies, Links to Obesity Weaken <<While I’m not at all surprised that industry sponsored studies are more favorable for those industries than government funded studies, I’m shocked to hear that West Virginia teens drink an average of five Mountain Dew sodas per day (!!!!). If that’s not a sign of the apocalypse I don’t know what is. (Medline)
  • Want to exercise more? Get yourself some competition <<I’m happy to see that psychology and motivation are being studied, but I’m skeptical of how lasting this effect is given the study’s length of only 11 weeks. (ScienceDaily)
  • roasted cauliflower with pumpkin seeds, brown butter and lime <<A flavor combination I wouldn’t have thought of but sounds intriguing and delightfully seasonal. (smitten kitchen)

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