Friday Roundup: Week of 5.12.12 – 5.18.12

Welcome to the Friday Roundup – A weekly update highlighting the news links that were hot, and not so hot, in the world of food, health, and nutrition.

This week superweeds threaten the US food supply, McDonald’s says soda is a fruit, coffee may lower your risk of dying, and a new drug may prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s to those genetically predisposed.  I may be biased, but this is way more interesting than who got booted from Dancing With The Stars 3 nights ago…. Continue reading

Friday Roundup: Week of 3.31.12 – 4.6.12

Welcome to the Friday Roundup – a little something new I’d like to present every Friday highlighting the links that were hot, and not so hot, in the world of food, health, and nutrition news.

This week we saw even more reasons to increase red wine consumption, avoid added sugars, question poultry, and perhaps steer clear of the next centurion bike race.  And that’s just the beginning.  Here’s to a fascinating and thought-provoking week in the media that (thankfully) doesn’t involve a Kardashian.

Can Bicycling Affect A Woman’s Sexual Health – We’ve all heard about what cycling can do to men, but check out this new study on the affects for women.  Sorry all you spinners out there.  (NY Times) Continue reading