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November 09, 2008

Weekend Link Love – Edition 23

By Mark Sisson
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Getting in shape used to be tough, but thanks to lowered standards, fitness is now more achievable than ever! Michael R. Eades M.D. comments on the government’s idiotic attempt to make fitness easier just by changing the guidelines!

Remember the Heart Attack Grill from a few weeks ago? Well, a new local eatery is trying to raise the bar of gross American consumption by running the world’s Largest Pizza Delivery.

But, enough with burgers and pizza. Cook up something Primal. Eat. Move. Thrive. serves up a delicious pork and peppers recipe for the enduring Primal chef.

What’s the deal with High Fructose Corn Syrup? Is it really a devil sweetener, rotting our bodies and souls, or is it no different than sugar and honey? Read Modern Forager’s informative HFCS post for the answer.

The Grapefruit Diet, the cabbage diet, and now bananas? Diet Blog peels back the truth about the new one-food-as-magic Banana Diet that is all the rage in Japan.

Every food–even candy corn–touts some sort of health benefit on its packaging. Back to the Fridge deciphers the hidden meanings of sneaky product labeling.

And in case you missed it on Thursday, check out Livin’ La Vida Low Carb’s list of the Top 10 Low-Carb Movers and Shakers of 2008 (I made #5!).

and last, but not least…

Andrew R. of Go Healthy Go Fit recently directed MDA readers in the comment boards to a great post by Dr. Briffa that reviews a recent study that pitted a high protein, low carb diet against a low protein, high carb diet.

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