Whole Foods wants you to be a vegetarian. Jimmy Moore doesn’t. In his Whole FooLs piece, Jimmy rounds up responses from the low-carb community (including mine) on Whole Foods’ new push against meats and fats.
Half a bowl of soup? A third of a muffin? One eighth of a pop tart? Read the NY Times piece on the FDA cracking down on ridiculous serving sizes. (thanks, Ben!)
With all the Tiger Woods drama, it’s good to watch an actual inspiring golf story. (thanks, Carole)
Dora the Explorer isn’t making your kid fat. It’s the food advertisements your kid watches every time Dora takes a break from exploring. Food Renegade interrupts your regularly scheduled programming with a staggering report of commercial gluttony.
And finally, the Olympics have begun. If you you need a refresher on bobsledding and speed skating, read The Onion‘s creditable and entirely unsatirical sports guide to Team USA.
You may remember the amazing transformation story of Grokstar Diana Renata. Hit up Diana’s blog, The Wilderness Childe, where you’ll find a great recipe for creamy cauliflower soup.
It’s not a pizza, it’s a Meatza! Make Justin Owing‘s Italian grandfather’s meatza pie.
A Visual Guide to Peppers – Can’t tell a poblano from a serrano? This guide contains pictures and descriptions of ten tasty peppers you’ll find at your local market.
The Dirt on Dirt – No need to start slamming down mud pies by the dozen; but it turns out when kids eat dirt they are actually ingesting bacteria which spur the development of their immune systems. So get a little dirty!
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Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.