Wednesday Links: The Science of Salt and the Case to Eat More Yak

14th Apr 2010

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Welcome to Wednesday Links. This is our weekly collection of four of the most interesting food links we've discovered in the past week. Enjoy!

National Association of Science Writers: Is Salt Actually Bad For You?
"While the government has been denouncing salt as a health hazard for decades, no amount of scientific effort has been able to dispense with the suspicions that it is not....At its core, the salt controversy is a philosophical clash between the requirements of public health policy and the requirements of good science." A fascinating read if you have the time.

Yak: The Best Alpine Bovine You'll Ever Eat
A Vermont farmer makes the case that we should all be eating a lot more yak.

Huffington Post Food Section

The Huntington Post is upping the ante with food coverage, including content from our favorite food magazine The Art of Eating and posts by Michael Ruhlman .

Pimentón: It’s Spanish for ‘Better Than Paprika’
A new call to throw away your paprika and go for the real Spanish stuff.


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