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Weekend Link Love – Edition 32

Do me a personal favor by following this link and selecting “Six Until Me” as the Best Patient’s Blog of 2008. My friend Kerri runs this great site and I think she deserves to win (check out her site and judge for yourself or just take my word for it). And check out her husband’s fitness site, I Look Like Fit, while you’re at it.

You may remember the misguided buzz about low carb diets affecting short term memory, but what about high sugar diets affecting long term memory?

Did you eat too many Christmas cookies? Having a hard time overcoming that holiday weight gain? The good folks over at NPR explain how overeating effects the body.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 31

Here at the Daily Apple type 2 diabetes is a common topic, but type 1 is rarely mentioned. Six Until Me offers some great personal insight on living with type 1 diabetes.

Hungry? Why wait? Eat some dark chocolate. Dr. Briffa explains why dark chocolate may satisfy the appetite more than milk chocolate.

Can one be both vegetarian and Primal? Modern Forager does a good job of tackling this meaty subject. And also, check out these vegetarian protein possibilities.

Adding to the Apple’s long history of cheap Primal food options, read Wisebread’s tips for eating in restaurants and sticking to a budget.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 30

With the holidays behind us (well, there is still New Year’s to go) most big temptations are behind us, but 60 in 3’s 6 way to avoid temptations can always come in handy.

Conditioning Research published the results of another recent study that suggests a low carb diet is “effective for improving and reversing type 2 diabetes.”

Dr. John Briffa echoes a sentiment I made recently; if you must take antiobiotics be sure to take some probiotics to protect your gut.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 29

Remember when Andrew of Go Healthy Go Fit rounded up a list of bloggers’ favorite workout songs (including 5 of mine)? Well, now he’s come out with the top 10 workout songs for the holidays, though I honestly can’t imagine running wind sprints to Sinatra’s “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”

The Great Fitness experiment has hilarious post about wardrobe malfunctions at the gym. It’s funny because it’s true.

Just how bad is corn oil? Whole Health Source digs back through studies old and new to show the relation between vegetable oil and weight gain.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 28

Health isn’t a game. Unless you live in Manchester. Then you can score points and win prizes! Head over to Diet Blog and find out how the government is sponsoring a city-wide health rewards program.

Zen Habits uses the Okinawa Diet Rules as a guide to keeping the holidays healthy.

Go green for the holidays….by eating avocados. MizFit tries out the unusual (yet tasty?) avocado smoothie.

Sugar can be addictive. And not just mildly addictive but hardcore-cocaine-kill-for-it addictive. Or such is the case in New Jersey mice. FitSugar has the scoop on sugarholicism.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 27

Stephen King – novelist, master of horror, dietitian?. That’s Fit discusses King’s new short story about the ever creepy, ever scary….stationary bike!

Holiday season is in full swing. If you’re like the average person, you’ll gain 4 pounds. If you’re like Grok, you won’t. The IF Life has a great list of tips to survive the holidays. (Avoid Vince Vaughn Christmas movies for one).

And speaking of the holidays, nothing says ‘Christmas’ like yuletide jerky. Guest poster and frequent commenter Son of Grok has a few good tips on homemade jerky.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 26

You’d fire your mechanic if he didn’t fix your car, you’d fire your plumber if he didn’t fix your toilet, so why don’t you fire your personal trainer if he doesn’t fix your body? The IF Life has a wonderful article on 10 things your personal trainer won’t tell you.

If you’re in the mood for a chuckle, read Coed Fitness Tips’ Spartan Training Rules. Then go out and release a barbaric yop even mightier than Leonidas’s.

Want something even funnier? Pay Now Live Later reveals a super serious study about how high carbohydrate diets increase longevity. Serious, serious stuff.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 25

Exactly how long have humans been “counting calories?” Look to the Diet Blog for a witty, brief history of dieting.

Preemption (n.) [legal euphemism]: The process of being sucker punched by a pharmaceutical company. Watch this video over at Pharmalot to learn more.

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, extreme cardio just doesn’t end well. The Gear Junkie illustrates just the icky side effects of too much running. (thanks for the link, Mario!)

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 24

What is antigravity yoga? FitSugar explains the new fitness trend of combining yoga with circus. And for an irreverent approach, read Elastic Waist?s antigravity yoga experience.

Don?t let flue season get the best of you. Read HealthBolt?s tips for winter colds.

Two big meals per day, or eighteen tiny meals? The IF Life explains why eating more meals does NOT speed up your metabolism.

Whether or not you?re weathering the economic crisis, No Magic Pill has a wonderful list of cost effective ways to live healthy.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 23

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.

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