Morning Grind

Morning Grind: May 10, 2013

Our daily morning roundup of food-related fare from around the web.

This week’s Morning Grind is sponsored by Chronicle Books’ Chronicle Eye Candy newsletter.

What’s the secret to living to 105? Health professionals might have a tough time with this one, but a woman in Texas attributes her longevity to bacon.

Anecdata I can get behind!

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Dr. Valerie Taylor, the mental health chair for the Canadian Obesity Network, has just delivered a talk on how “people who post pictures of almost every meal they eat to social media may have a deeper medical issue,” according to CBC.

“Deeper medical issue” meaning obesity and not overbearing narcissism, of course.

Instagramming makes you chubby?

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Reader’s Digest polled 1000 of its readers, asking the question: who did they, the everyday consumers of media, find the most trustworthy? The magazine compiled a list of the top 100 to publish, in which we noticed that huggable television cuteface Rachael Ray (#31) was found way more trustworthy than food advocate and Smart Person, journalist Michael Pollan (#83).

I mean, I get that Michael Pollan should be higher on the list, but why exactly shouldn’t we be trusting Rachael Ray?

 

 

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