Weekend Link Roundup

It’s not just how many calories, but what kind, study finds – Kudos to the LA Times for printing this article that challenges the “calories in, calories out” idea. From the article: “the subjects burned more than 300 additional calories on average when on the very low-carbohydrate diet compared with the low-fat diet.” The doctor of the study still does not recommend a very low-carb diet because he thinks it is bad for the heart. When will the medical community give up this boogeyman?

Why supermarket tomatoes tend to taste bland – It turns out that genetically modifying tomatoes for uniform color also changes their taste… it makes them bland. Your best bet? Grow them at home or get them from a local small farm.

Sleep Deprivation Affects Immune System Like Physical Stress – Short story: Lack of sleep is as bad on your body as stress is. Get good sleep.

Standing desk for $22 – An affordable standing desk made with $22 of Ikea parts. If you are still sitting down because all other options of standing desks you have seen are too expensive, now is your chance to stand up.


About Chuck Grimmett

Web consultant, photographer, and problem solver. I also cook a lot and am learning to make data visualizations.
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One Response to Weekend Link Roundup

  1. Paleo Suz says:

    Love the idea of a standing desk…

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