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Weekend Link Love

First off, congratulations to FlyNavyWife. The veteran Grokstar and Joyful Abode blogger is now also a proud mom! Welcome Anneliese Claire [1] to the world.

Eat smart. Eat meat smart. Listen to NPR‘s wonderful piece on how a meat-based diet made us smarter [2]. Let the vegetarians and raw foodies weep.

Coke is in troubled waters, troubled vitamin waters. More specifically, they are being sued for making unwarranted health claims [3] about the product. And Coke’s defense (seriously, not making this up): “no consumer could reasonably be misled into thinking vitaminwater was a healthy beverage.”

Milk and water… what went wrong, America? Free the Animal found a hilarious stand-up set by comedian Lewis Black on the current problem with milk and water [4]. Fair warning, Black drops more F-Bombs than Joe Biden at a health care bill approval rally.

Want to talk numbers? Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger. gets right down to business with a side-by-side carb comparison of grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables [5]. This post really makes a clean and simple argument against the grain and for the veggie.

And finally, Ross Training posts some good old advice from Rocky [6].

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Comment of the Week

be careful with the IV drip idea. A friend of mine is a paramedic and swore by this as a perfect hangover cure. Until that is he fell asleep on one particular ‘refuelling’, knocked over the drip onto the floor and awoke with a even more raging hangover and a pint of his own blood back filled into the IV bag..

-Matt from Hangover Hacks You Can Hang Your Hat On [12]