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Links We Love: Odd Eating Habits Edition
Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness information from around the web. This week, we're looking at odd eating habits, from the desire to eat our babies to the merits of imperfect produce. We want to spread the love and share kickass content in the wellness world, and here are our picks:
Trader Joe's Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
When former Trader Joe’s president Doug Rouch talks about expired food, he doesn’t exactly mean curdled milk. Find out why Rouch is planning to open a store for products past their expiration dates, and how he plans to reduce the tremendous amount of food we waste every year. (via The Salt)
On Eating Roadkill, the Most Ethical Meat
No, the author isn’t a caveman, but he is an advocate for eating the animals accidentally killed when they’re hit by cars. Whether or not you decide to make your next meal on the side of the highway, this argument is worth a read for vegetarians and carnivores alike. (via Modern Farmer)
Why Perfect-Looking Produce Can Be Less Than Ideal
How do you like them apples? A little squashed and asymmetrical, please. While Americans generally prefer flawless fruit, sometimes the produce that’s oddly shaped or a little bruised may actually be healthier for us. (via The Washington Post)
'Tomtato' Tomato and Potato Plant Unveiled in UK
You say tomato, I say potato! Tomato-potato hybrids are now available in the UK. The horticultural firm that designed them says they’re not genetically modified and they actually taste good. (via BBC News)
Study Explains Why Mothers Have Urge to Eat Their Newborn Babies
You’re so cute I could just gobble you up! Woah, hold on there, mom. Turns out infants’ smells trigger the same physiological response as inhaling the aroma of a delicious meal. (via The New York Daily News)
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[Note: These are outside sources, which don't always follow Greatist's strict (and awesome) research standards.]