You’d think a health news piece in the venerable NYTimes questioning a NYTimes op-ed linking illness and salt would make me happy, but it only makes me angry. What is the media’s problem? Nobody knows anything for certain—that is the only possible story. Nobody really knows anything for certain. Not your doctor, not your nutritionist, not ABC News, not the Times, and, for sure, not me. Today’s op-ed by Nicholas Bakalar questions an earlier op-ed by Dr. Thomas A. Farley, former commissioner of health for New York City (both articles linked above), who wrote that excess salt is killing 40,000 to 90,000 people a year (according to “best estimates”—what exactly does this mean?). Think about this number. It accounts for more deaths than breast cancer. If he is right, shouldn’t we all be wearing little Read On »
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Chris Anderson has been with TED for over 13 years and has taken it to the next level, via NYT.
Its getting chilly outside, but warm up by making a batch of Posole soup, via NYT.
Looking at how kids eat during their meals at school and discovered three different experiences, via NYT.
How to use your miso paste more in your kitchen, try this miso glazed eggplant, via NYT.