Time to take a break from the work day and procrastinate a little! Check out our favorite links of the day:

Prices of Beef, Bread, and Other Foods Will Increase In 2014 (via Time)

Wonder Bread loaves are seen on the shelves of a grocery store

In the new year, prices of many foods are expected to increase significantly. Will this affect the way you shop for groceries? Perhaps. Foods like bread, beef, cereal, and wild fish will rise in price as of January, 2014.

Fat vs. Sugar: Which Do We Crave More? (via National Geographic)

fat vs. sugar

Although it may seem pretty equal, our bodies tend to crave sugar more than they crave fat. You can satisfy those cravings with natural sugars found in fruit.

How Your Diet Affects Your Stomach (via Prevention)


We’ve all heard the expression “You are what you eat”. This article is proving that statement to be scarily true, even when you’re dieting. Consuming too much meat (or too many veggies) can ultimately affect your stomach and your body’s natural bacteria negatively.

Lorde- Royals Gluten-Free Version (via YouTube)

I dare you to watch this video and not laugh. This parody of “Royals” by Lorde is hilarious and super clever. This gluten-free version also happens to be vegan, so go ahead and enjoy! That’s it for today’s Lunch Break Links, check back tomorrow for more!

What were your favorite links of the day?

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