Weekend Reading: Diet and Weight Loss, Nutrition Marketing, Nutrition, Working Out, Travel

Happy Friday!

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I have so much fun stuff to share with you this week!

I set a 5k personal record during my run this morning so feel free to congratulate me 🙂

Diet and weight loss

Debunking the Paleo Diet: Christina Werner, a TEDx Talk
This video is 20 minutes long but worth a watch. A paleontologist explains that the paleo diet is based on an incorrect view of how early humans lived. Using modern research, she traces the roots of the human diet to discover what we can really learn from the food of our ancestors.

Eat More, Lose Weight: 6 Tips to Make It Work from GalTime
This is probably the best article you’ll read this month 🙂

Mediterranean diet aims to keep heart healthy from USA Today
A quick overview of the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet.

The One Day Diet from Eat + Run
Great strategies to help you get back on track to healthful eating from @elisazied.

Nutrition marketing

People Think Candy Bars With Green Nutrition Labels Are Healthier from Popular Science
True story.

How accurate are chain restaurant calorie counts? from Consumer Reports
Most are actually pretty good, but not all of them.


Can you still eat that, or should you throw it out? from TODAY Health
Talks more about how long food will maintain its quality but also about how long food will stay safe.

Working out

How to Use Social Media to Motivate Your Workouts in 3 Easy Steps from FitBottomedGirls
I always need motivation and anything is worth a try.


30 Things Every Traveler Must Do Before They’re 30 from Away.com
I still have a few on my list. You?

Twitter finds

For those of you that aren’t on twitter, I figured it might be worth sharing a few cool things that other people are sharing on twitter:

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  1. Heather Leedahl

     /  March 31, 2013

    Congratulations on your run!


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