Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.
Soil is so hot right now, why and how to eat more seaweed, and new dangers of canned foods.
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Links of the week
- A Grass-Roots Movement For Healthy Soil Spreads Among Farmers – This is fantastic news. Soil health is critical to both the health of the planet and the nutrition in the food we eat. I’m very happy to see it getting attention from farmers and even Big Ag. (NPR)
- A Seaweed Primer: How to Use Kelp, Nori, Wakame, and More – I’m a huge fan of sea vegetables, and I regularly encourage you to consume them here at ST. That said, I know it’s an ingredient that can be intimidating. This is a great primer with some serving suggestions for getting started. (Serious Eats)
- Can You Lose Weight by Eating More Often? – Yeah, no. Wise words as always from the Nutrition Diva. (Quick and Dirty Tips)
- How to Make a Weeknight Grain Bowl That Is Actually Delicious – Anything that can speed up dinner prep in a healthy and delicious way is welcome in my home. (NY Times)
- Food packaging could be negatively affecting nutrient absorption in your body – I avoid plastic-lined cans (or any plastic container for that matter), but this wasn’t one of the reasons on my list. (ScienceDaily)
- 10 Effortless Cooking Tips for the MasterChef Wannabe – From a Foodist Kitchen student who is taking it to the next level. So inspiring. (Not So Fast)
- Tick Tock: Your Body Clocks – A reminder of why you should work with your biological clocks instead of always fighting against them with an irregular schedule. (News In Health)
- Food allergy is linked to skin exposure and genetics – Interesting new research on what may be causing certain types of food allergies. (Eureka Alert)
- Binge-eating mice reveal obesity clues – Looks like junk food turns mice into binge eaters. Go figure. (Science Daily)
- Can Responsible Grazing Make Beef Climate-Neutral? – I hope to see more of this. (Civil Eats)
- One Soup – Three Ways – Brilliant. (Green Kitchen Stories)
What inspired you this week?