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Your Day in Health: December 17

The (extremely) sad truth about shrimp

Your Day in Health: December 17
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Your Day in Health: December 17

The (extremely) sad truth about shrimp

AP: Global Supermarkets Selling Shrimp Peeled by Slaves

"Consumers enjoy the convenience of dumping shrimp straight from freezer to skillet, the result of labor-intensive peeling and cleaning. Unable to keep up with demand, exporters get their supply from peeling sheds that are sometimes nothing more than crude garages adjacent to the boss's house. Supply chains are so complicated that, on any given day, buyers may not know exactly where the shrimp comes from." Read full story.

RELATED: Several shrimp items are on our list of The 48 Worst Frozen Foods in America.

NY TIMES: How Exercise May Help Us Fight Off Colds

"Working out could help us fight off colds and other infections, a new study suggests, providing more incentive to exercise as the temperatures drop." Read full story.

RELATED: Tangerines are known for their immunity-boosting powers, but did you know they help prevent hair loss? Find out the 20 Ways Tangerines Make You Look and Feel Younger.

SCIENCE DAILY: Steeping Temperature And Time May Affect Antioxidants In Tea

"Tea is the most highly consumed beverage in the world next to water. The methods of preparing the beverage varies throughout the world and also depends on the type of tea. Researchers found that the temperature and length of time tea leaves are steeped affects their antioxidant properties and differs across types of tea." Read full story.

DON'T MISS: Speaking of tea, these Tea-Based Dessert Recipes are fall-out-of-your-chair amazing!

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