Day 274: Miscellaneous news

4 10 2010

Some miscellaneous things I read online today that I thought were interesting:

Sounds like Alberto Contador has quite a bit of explaining to do.

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A new study shows the sequence of food items affects the calorie count estimate. The study, by Northwestern University’s Alexander Chernev, has found that if you see a food item considered “bad for you” after seeing a “good for you” item, most people estimate the calories in it as being much higher than if two “bad for you” items are seen back to back.

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Instructables.com offers instructions on how to create a USB bike generator to power your devices with pedal power.

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Today’s food journal:

Breakfast:
— Whole wheat english muffin = 2 points
— 1 tbsp peanut butter = 2 points
— 1 banana = 1.5 points

Lunch:
— Spinach salad = 0 points
— Veggie chicken patty = 3 points
— 1 apple = 1.5 points
— Light Lime salad dressing = 2 points
— Iced tea = 0 points

Snack:
— 1 apple = 1.5 points
— Weight Watchers brownie = 2 points

Dinner:
— Grilled chicken sandwich = 4.5 points
— Homemade potato salad (1 cup) = 8 points
— Iced tea = 0 point

Snack:
— Skinny Cow ice cream bar = 2 points

Life’s a journey. Enjoy the ride!

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14 10 2010
Day 284: WADA questions Contador’s “tainted meat” excuse « Cyclingproject365

[…] a blood transfusion was involved. (For previous posts mentioning this story, check here and here.) One bit of news I haven’t heard about until today, is the accusation that an […]

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