- The caterpillar option is noted at Althouse.
- The Hobbit Diet is more appealing.
- Football players have much more latitude. [10,000 calories!]
- Joe Queenan on the Mediterranean Diet. An excerpt:
I am not saying that a long, healthy life is not a worthy goal. I am merely saying that if the goal means no more chili cheese dogs, no more ranch-flavored Doritos, no more black-and-white milkshakes, then the price may be too high. The settlers at Jamestown did not come here dreaming of a steady diet of walnuts and olive oil. Those guys loved fats and carbs and sugar. America was built by men and women who never ate arugula.