CK Links--Friday July 17, 2015

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Take advantage of strawberry season with this striking post of 39 strawberry recipes! (Closet Cooking)

Our fixation on fat for many years resulted in marked increases in our intake of refined grains and added sugars. These are both major liabilities of the modern diet. (David Katz)

Bonus: Ending the big fat debate.

"I believe that vegetables taste delicious when prepared properly and 'sneaking' them into things sends the wrong message." (Stonesoup)

How it feels to be halfway through a "Dry July" experiment. (What I Weigh Today)

You never know with this post might come in handy: The healthiest food orders at nearly every major fast food chain. (Thrillist, via 50 by 25)

Fair trade is actually unfair to low-wage workers. (Cafe Hayek)

Related here at CK: Who gains from "Fair Trade" products? and Help the world by NOT going local.

Striking article on how global poverty rates have plummeted. (Business Insider)

The fact that so many people feel that a buy and hold investment strategy is impossible to pull off is the exact reason that it works over time. (A Wealth of Common Sense)

Interesting short discussion of the growth and success of Bitcoin after its recent bubble and collapse. (Coinbase Blog)

Excellent and thorough post on how to conquer--well, at least, how to manage--your fears. (Barking Up The Wrong Tree)

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