The Consequences of Low-Fat Food; Healing With Cheese


• The sugar content of foods like bread, cereal, and fruit has risen over the past 30 years, and the crackdown on fat may be partially to blame. [Salon]

• Lindsey Vonn has been rubbing topfen, an Austrian cheese, onto her injured leg in an effort to reduce swelling. [Slate]

• A group of Dutch dairy farmers are suing a businessman who promised to help them build new farms in America. [WSJ]

• It is difficult to be year-round locavore, especially in the snow belt. [NYT]

• Midtown nutritionist Tanya Zuckerbrot advocates a diet plan that’s reminiscent of a gussied-up Weight Watchers. [NYP]