THRILLIST: NOT ABOUT JESUS: THE TRUTH BEHIND CHICK-FIL-A'S SUNDAY POLICY
"The company's late founder, Truett Cathy—a noted and oft-outspoken Christian—implemented the policy in question himself: Chick-fil-A has never been open on Sunday, and never will be. So, it's natural to assume the no-chicken-on-the-Sabbath measure is a function of religious inclinations. But, it's just not that simple. […] During one of his all-nighters lying on the kitchen floor and using his arm as a pillow, Cathy decided that his own employees—including himself—needed a guaranteed day off every weekend, lest they lose their chicken-slingin' minds." Read full story.
REUTERS: Grain Traders Prepping Fish Oil Substitutes for Aquaculture, Health Fads
"The world's top agricultural traders and biotechnology firms are finding novel ways to make fish oil substitutes from grains and algae as they seek to cash in on consumer health fads that have led to a scarcity of the fatty acids commonly found in fish." Read full story.
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WEB MD: Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy
"Juicing may be a popular health fad, but evidence suggests it could actually be detrimental to a good diet. The same goes for coconut oil, which is loaded with saturated fat but has emerged as another dietary craze in the United States. And a gluten-free diet likely has little positive health benefit for people who do not have gluten sensitivity or celiac disease. These conclusions are part of a new review of the latest scientific evidence on food and nutrition that was conducted to shed some light on the latest diet fads." Read full story.