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Weekend Link Love – Edition 49

Hospitals are supposed to make people healthier, and yet the food they serve… This Hospital Food blog shows mostly horrifying (but occasionally beautiful) hospital food from around the world [8].

Grocery store trickery is nothing new, but read this great Wall Street Journal article to find out what’s pumped into your chicken to weigh it down [9].

Watch the preview for Food Inc. [10], an upcoming documentary on big agra’s twisted control over the food industry. I can’t wait for this one to come out!

Here’s an unusual one from FitSugar: relax your neck through strategic tongue placement [11].

In case you missed the news from Twitter [12]earlier this week, it looks like Merck pharmaceutical company created a fake medical journal [13] to promote their own drug studies.

Find the sugar cube equivalent of the food you eat at Sugar Stacks. [14]

Did you know, “there’s absolutely no evidence linking sugar to obesity?” There’s so much wrong with this British video promoting the health benefits of frosted flakes for children [15], I was actually waiting for John Cleese to step in to deliver a punch line at the end. Nope, apparently Professor Regan’s Nursery is a “legitimate” children’s safety show on BBC2.

And finally, via InventorSpot, the department of ridiculous weight loss gadgets comes up with another grotesque treasure [16].