“In his new book, The TB12 Method, the quarterback recommends a hydration routine that’s more than a little unusual. Brady reportedly drinks over 37 glasses of water per day, enough water to hydrate a healthy person for five days.” Tom Brady’s water habit could kill an ordinary person. (So could playing tackle football at 40.)

+ “He reckoned that if he could persuade his fellow Japanese to increase their daily steps from 4,000 to around 10,000 then they would burn off approximately 500 extra calories a day and remain slim.” Who came up with the idea of walking 10,000 steps a day?

+ The New Yorker: How Carob Traumatized a Generation.