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Weekend Link Love

Posted By Mark Sisson On February 21, 2010 @ 9:29 am In Health | 25 Comments

I must warn you. This week’s linkage is all about food grotesquery, not to be discussed in polite company and certainly NSFV (not suitable for vegetarians)…

35 ingredients in a chicken mcnugget? I’m not the biggest fan of the Eat-This-Not-That guys, but they cut a mean little article on fast food secrets [7] over at Yahoo Health.

I’ve posted about this place [8] before, but this video on the Heart Attack Grill [9] is quite a gut buster.

Some of you probably remember the controversial bacon explosion [10]. In a similar vein, the folks at Smoking Meat Forums just plain violated culinary etiquette with a wad of Jimmy Dean sausage and creativity gone evil [11].

For another quick food blasphemy, check out the bacon turtles [12]. (thanks, @suz38487)

Not weird enough? The River Front Times cooked up 20 unholy recipes [13], dishes so awful they just had to be made.

After eating that unholy jellied chicken, those bacon turtles, that sausage-wrapped Taco Bell burrito, and that quadruple bypass burger, you may be a little worried about your cholesterol. Before you drop three hundred bucks on a doctor’s visit, check out Griff’s cholesterol primer [14], posted in the MDA forum.

And finally, for fun, if you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball… [15]

Disgusting Recipe Corner

  • Don’t be the umpteenth person to bring green bean casserole to the church picnic. Impress the Chatty-Cathies with a sure-fire hors d’ouevre win;  try Scooter Schmillowitz’s Pork Rind Fondue [16]!
  • If you’re not a one-twinkie kind of person, enjoy a full box of twinkies mashed into a pie [17], courtesy of cooks.com.

Time Capsule

One year ago (February 14 – 20)

  • Break Through Your Weight Loss Plateau [18] – Your first month of Primal went great, but suddenly your scale flatlines, no change in two weeks. Or perhaps you’ve been Primal for months but can’t seem to kick the last five pounds? Here are five great tips to jump start the weight loss.
  • Blood Test Markers [19] – HDL, LDL, Triglycerides, Fasting Glucose? What do all the numbers on your blood test mean, and what are they worth? This post explains.

Comment of the Week

BOOM! First Comment!

by Ben, who cleverly pointed out he was the first person to respond to my laser fat removal post [20]. Well done, Ben. You’re not only the first person to comment on that post, you’re also the first “First!” commenter ever on Mark’s Daily Apple.

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[9] video on the Heart Attack Grill: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koxRy4asAAc

[10] bacon explosion: http://www.bbqaddicts.com/blog/recipes/bacon-explosion/

[11] wad of Jimmy Dean sausage and creativity gone evil: http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75206

[12] bacon turtles: http://thisiswhyyourefat.com/post/385824028/bacon-cheese-turtleburgers-ground-beef-pattie

[13] 20 unholy recipes: http://blogs.riverfronttimes.com/gutcheck/2010/02/20_unholy_recipes_dishes_so_aw.php

[14] cholesterol primer: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/showthread.php?4723-Cholesterol-A-Primer-%28Attempt-2%29

[15] dodge a ball…: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3PMO4V9mCo

[16] Pork Rind Fondue: http://bertc.com/subfive/recipes/pork_rind_fondue.htm

[17] full box of twinkies mashed into a pie: http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,1613,149189-240194,00.html

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