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Well, darn.

I had hoped to catch up with my chapter-by-chapter reviews of Brian Wansink's Mindless Eating, but my week is still catching up with me. Follow me after the jump for another WHEE Open Thread - but first...

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I went looking for a link I saw earlier today, and couldn't find it right away - but I found a number of other health/nutrition etc links.

Kids turning up their noses at Jamie Oliver's healthy lunches
The students at Central City Elementary School in Huntington, West Virginia, prefer the school lunches they're used to over Oliver's healthy offerings. Bad news? Maybe - but Oliver faced a similar initial reaction from students when he reworked school lunches at home in England. Some parents picked up fish and chips or fast food and passed the bad lunches over fences to their children. More recently, however, students have come to enjoy the healthy fare, so maybe there's hope for West Virginia yet.

Job stress may be making you fat.
Germs may be making you fat.
Chemicals may be making you fat.
Cutting calorie intake may be making you fat
(this was the link I was looking for originally).

Biggest Loser TV show contestants may be risking their health by losing weight too quickly
(O RLY?).

Is the NEW Atkins Diet a protein overload?
(according to the article: No, unless you have a kidney condition or other reason to keep your protein intake low - in other words, no different from the OLD Atkins Diet)

Taxing soda and pizza could cut obesity -
but only if it's a good-sized tax.

Scheduled WHEE diaries:
April 11
 Sun AM - louisev
 Sun PM - WHEE Open

April 12
 Mon AM - NC Dem
 Mon PM - WHEE Open

April 13
 Tues AM - WHEE Open
 Tues PM - WHEE Open

April 14
 Weds AM - WHEE Open
 Weds PM - Edward Spurlock (Kolata, Ch. 6)

April 15
 Thur AM - WHEE Open
 Thur PM - hold tight

April 16
 Friday AM - WHEE Open
 Friday PM - Wee Mama (weekly diary)

April 17
 Sat AM - WHEE Open
 Sat PM - Edward Spurlock (Wansink, Ch. 5)

Originally posted to Edward Spurlock on Sat Apr 10, 2010 at 07:38 PM PDT.

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