The Great Soda Wars + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: how Chile is working to reduce obesity, why running in the freezing cold may be the next workout trend, and a helpful short list of harmful ingredients the FDA still allows in our foods.
The US government released the fourth annual National Climate Assessment—but this time with a new chapter on the complex ripple effects of climate change. Hundreds of government, academic, and nonprofit experts look at how our changing climate is impacting not just natural systems and disasters but also other elements of our lives, including our economy.
The New York Times
Food manufacturers in the US know that certain ingredients have been linked to cancer—but they still use them. The EU, on the other hand, is way more strict. It’s a constant reminder of why we always need to read our labels.
The idea of doing yoga in a hundred-degree room excites (many) of us, but running in below-zero temperatures? Not so much. We may, however, change our minds after reading what one Dutch athlete posits the cold could do for our health.