Food fads tend to come and go. But the Gluten-free movement could last longer than most. For one thing, people go gluten-free for a variety of different reasons. And as the NYT explains, this “food regimen is likely to last longer and have more impact because it comes at a time when food allergies, digestive health, genetic modification of grain and other concerns about the American diet are at an all-time high and food itself is the current cultural currency. Gluten-free eating addresses it all.”

+ Aeon Magazine: A carbs-rich diet has been blamed for the alarming explosion of obesity and chronic disease. What does the science show? (I’m too bloated and exhausted to think about the science.)

+ Another reason to eat broccoli: It might be helping you get rid of the bad stuff you’re sucking while breathing polluted air.

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