Candy Nutrition Facts

Before you go filling up on all that trick-or-treat candy, be sure to check it’s (un)healthiness using this neat Wolfram|Alpha “Candy Nutrition Facts” widget. Or you can use it after you’ve gorged to find out how rigorously you need to work off the extra calories. Don’t forget to brush your teeth. 🙂

You Are What You Grow

I read an interesting article in the Times this morning about the link between the farm bill and obesity. An obesity researcher, Adam Drewnowski, from the University of Washington set out to learn why the most reliable predictor of obesity in America today is a person’s wealth. Drewnowski gave himself a hypothetical dollar to spend, […]