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

Pros and Cons of Eating Like A Caveman (via Time)

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The Paleo Diet has become the center of attention among foodies recently. Is it healthy? Is it safe? Many of people have been wondering about the complexities and restrictions of this high protein low car, virtually sugar-free diet. Many nutritionists are not thrilled with this diet because it eliminates essentially anything a caveman did not eat. While this does cut out packaged and processed foods (which is a good thing), it also gets rid of all grains and dairy- which may not be beneficial in the long run.

5 Enemies Of The Overeater (via Psychology Today)

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Especially now that it’s January and everyone has made New Years Resolutions to work out, eat well, and be thin, the pressures of not over eating are becoming harder to resist. Things like self-criticism, depriving yourself of your favorite foods, and impatience are all things that can lead to binge eating. Take a step back, take a breath, and have a glass of water before you reach for that fourth doughnut.

Kitchens of The Future (via Mashable)

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In the year 20/20, fridges will sing and counter tops will be able to search for recipes. Excuse me? This article shares some designs for kitchen models in the upcoming years that will be designed with consumers in mind. These new products will be able to adapt to our lifestyles and do all of the things we’ve always wanted our kitchen appliances to be able to do. I wonder if they do karaoke?

20 Moments That Blew Your Mind (via Buzzfeed)

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Lunch Break Links is all about taking a break from work and relaxing for a few minutes. This buzzfeed article shows 20 moments your mind was blown. There are so many cool things in this article I’ve never seen before- maybe I live under a rock but who knew Sid was in Toy Story and Toy Story 3, or that Tic Tacs came complete with a Tic Tac dispenser, or that a seal was a dog mermaid? #mindblown

What was your favorite link of the day?


Carlie is a rising senior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is a communication major and psychology minor with a focus in interpersonal communication. She loves working out and being outside. She also loves to cook and experiment making delicious recipes and favorite foods healthier. Her guilty pleasure is watching cartoon movies (Despicable Me is probably her favorite). Her absolute two favorite foods are peanut butter and frozen yogurt. Someday she would love to write for a food magazine or a fitness magazine. Email her with any questions about the site.