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This is Your Brain on Cronuts: Fat Phobia, Beer Belly, and Lots of Numbers for Food Scrounge News

Yesterday the phone line servicing the area was cut, and today I can’t update the Food scrounge News page without getting a “WordPress is not responding” message. Has anyone experienced this problem? Enough whining. Today you saved a click or two by reading the post here. How about a nature walk on our driveway instead? We saw this water snake stretched out just before sunset last week. The scrounge cats ran like hell when they saw it.

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The snake is about 3 feet long. It moved very slowly and did not seem disturbed by our presence. No, it is not a poisonous snake. There are six poisonous species in this area: Timber rattler, Pygmy rattler, Coral, Cottonmouth, Copperhead, and the Diamond back rattlesnake.
This guy is a Southern Water snake, lethal to mosquitoes and other insects. Food news is below.

June 11, 2013 Food Scrounge News
Health by the numbers — lots of ’em
Quantified-self followers aim to know, improve
http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/sc-health-0605-quantified-self-20130605,0,5345154.story
Soda or pop? Coo-pon or cyu-pon? Maps reveal how America speaks
http://bodyodd.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/06/18802855-soda-or-pop-coo-pon-or-cyu-pon-maps-reveal-how-america-speaks?lite
McDonald’s: Breakfast or dinner after midnight?
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/06/05/mcdonalds-after-midnight-menu/2393501/
Special K Nourish –The concept of hot cereal in the US is a cultural change says analyst
http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Manufacturers/Special-K-Nourish-The-concept-of-hot-cereal-in-the-US-is-a-cultural-change-says-analyst
USDA to require labels for mechanically tenderized meat
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/06/06/usda-label-mechanically-tenderized-meat/2390875/
Twinings tea antioxidant court row brews on in USA
http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Manufacturers/Twinings-tea-antioxidant-court-row-brews-on-in-USA
Journal of the American Medical Association, Online First, June 3, 2013
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/onlineFirst.aspx
Examining the Health Effects of Fructose
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleID=1693739
Journal of the American Medical Association, June 5, 2013
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx
-Viewpoint
Synthesizing Evidence: Shifting the Focus From Individual Studies to the Body of Evidence
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleID=1693898
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs Intensive Medical Management for the Control of Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, and HyperlipidemiaThe Diabetes Surgery Study Randomized Clinical Trial
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleID=1693889
Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss and Glycemic Control in Nonmorbidly Obese Adults With DiabetesA Systematic Review
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleID=1693893
Editorial
Treating Diabetes With Surgery
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleID=1693867
JAMA 100 Years Ago|June 14, 1913
PURE FOOD WELL COOKED
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleID=1693871
This Is Your Brain on Coffee
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/06/this-is-your-brain-on-coffee/?ref=health
Comfort eating- Perceptions of fat are altered by mood and state of mind study finds
http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/R-D/Comfort-eating-Perceptions-of-fat-are-altered-by-mood-and-state-of-mind-finds-study
Source: PloS
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0065006#s4
Scientists find gene mutation that spurs early puberty
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/06/05/scientists-find-gene-that-causes-some-cases-of-early-puberty/2394045/
Source: New England Journal of Medicine
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1302160
A cross of bacon + butter = lardo
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/life/food/a-cross-of-bacon-butter-lardo-690526/
Cronuts selling like hot cakes
http://www.telegram.com/article/20130606/NEWS/106069989/-1/NEWS07
Are you suffering from fat phobia?
http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/eats/suffering-fat-phobia-article-1.1359728
Vegans, vegetarians or carnivores: who’s healthiest?
http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/food/stew/chi-nutrition-vegetarians-enjoy-better-health-new-study-says-20130603,0,2998440.story
Source: JAMA Internal Medicine
http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1691919
How to keep the beer, hold the belly
http://www.omaha.com/article/20130603/LIVEWELL25/706039994/1161

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