QUARTZ: Stop Eating Gummy Vitamins Like They’re Candy
"At what point does the spoonful of sugar that helps the medicine go down become counterproductive? As consumers have demanded more chewable supplements, producers have happily obliged. Now, there are products like the Smarty Pants Adult Complete vitamin, which, per serving, have 50 calories and eight grams of sugar. That’s more than two Hershey’s kisses. A little extra sugar probably won’t hurt you. But there are certain micronutrients that can be harmful in high enough quantities." Read full story.
REFINERY29: McDonald's Is Getting Rid Of Its McFlurry Machines
"The Wall Street Journal recently reported that McDonald's will be doing away with the old McFlurry machines that always seem to have issues. When we first heard this news, we immediately started to worry that we'd never again get to taste that sweet frozen treat, but it turns out there was no need for the anxiety. According to WSJ, the chain will replace the machines with new and improved ones in its U.S. and European locations." Read full story.
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SCIENCE DAILY: How Your Neighborhood May Impact Your Health
"A researcher analyzed how four common neighborhood designs influence residents' physical activity and well-being. Residents of traditional neighborhoods walk the most, and residents of suburban neighborhoods report the highest levels of mental well-being." Read full story.
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