“It’s not yet clear whether that’s because abstaining from food prompts cellular changes that promote longevity, as some scientists believe — or because it simply puts a brake on the abundant and ceaseless stream of calories we consume to the detriment of our health. Either way, it can be a powerful force.” From Stat: He wants to sell you a $300 fasting diet to prolong your life. It might not be as crazy as it sounds. (If only we could come up with a way to fast for free…)

+ Bloomberg: Would You Pay $48 a Pound for Leafy Greens? (For that money, you want more bud than leaf…)

+ BBC: How do you get more people to eat their greens? Give vegetables seductive names.