On the heels of my post about the new Arctic Apple on Wednesday, another post on the subject on Real Agriculture. I love this post by Debra Murphy. Thanks to a couple of my twitter friends for sharing it!
This collection of photographs of school lunches from around the world has been shared on twitter and facebook a lot. On the off chance that you haven’t seen it yet it’s interesting and mouth-watering. It’s sad to see the American school lunch. Even sadder to know that Canada doesn’t have a national school lunch program. However, it’s nice to see that some countries have nutritious and appealing school lunches. We can only hope that North America will learn from their examples.
I’ve shared the Big Life life expectancy and sodium intake calculators before, but they’ve updated it and added a calculator for future hospital use. An interesting way to look at your health.
Apparently I’ll be spending 31.3 days in the hospital. I sure hope not!
One of my twitter friends recently sent me the link to these neat photographic depictions of vitamins. Each image is comprised of foods that are rich in the vitamin they depict.
For the past several years I’ve adopted a different diet for Lent. This year I’ve decided to try going sugar-free. To be fair, not completely sugar free. I’ll still be consuming naturally occurring sugars in foods such as fruit and yoghurt. However, I’m going to be giving up all added sugars. This means no chocolate, baked goods, candy, honey, maple syrup, dried fruit, etc. No, I’m not religious, I just find it to be a good opportunity to try new things and experience ways of living that can help me be a better dietitian.
Anyone want to try to do this with me this year?
If you’re interested, as much as I wasn’t a huge fan of the Fed-Up movie, they have some helpful resources on their website. I have a feeling that this may be the most difficult challenge yet.