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Sunscreen has been around for decades, way before product safety testing was a thing. The FDA plans to have a full report on the good and bad within sunscreen by November of this year, but in the meantime, summer weather is still here. Know what your other options are for protecting yourself from UV, utilizing sunscreen, and alternative solutions. – via npr.com
Emulsifiers are in a lot of foods: breads, chocolate, margarine, and processed meats to name a few. Studies have shown they may cause low-grade inflammation and anxiety, leading researchers believe this is directly related to the impact of brain-inflammation from consuming the emulsifiers. – via Medical News Today
Friends are the family you choose, right? Hopefully you posted, texted, and said this to all your besties on Friendship Day this year! Created in 1919, friendship day, which is the first Sunday in August, is to help remind each other to celebrate your friends. Here’s how to be a better friend beyond this single day. – via CNN.com
With avocados being in limited availability and at extremely high prices, restaurants are turning to serving ”mockamole” as a substitute instead of just not having it on the menu altogether. Made with green veggies like broccoli and peas and other spices, you’ll have to taste it for yourself and see how it compares. – via Bustle
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