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9 Things to Know This Week (16 November 2018)

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9 Things to Know This Week (16 November 2018)

Zissy Lewin
  • A weekly series that highlights 9 things to know from the best stories on the web this week
  1. We follow Nechama Brodie on Twitter, and so have seen many of her tweets and updates on Palm Oil which pose a huge environmental issue. She’s created an incredible database as well as an explanation of Palm Oil, why we need to stop using it and supporting those who do and how to use this list.  The list can be found here, it’s a great resource and a way to start thinking about the brands we support and what we use on a daily basis. [Medium]
  2. How a metabolic chamber, science’s best tools for understanding obesity, is debunking myths about metabolism [Vox]
  3. Should you be taking an Aspirin every day? here’s how it affects your heart health, cancer risk and overall health [Time]
  4. A study of immigrants microbiomes before and after moving to the US shows how fast our microbiome can change when exposed to new diets and environments. [The Atlantic]
  5. 7 secrets to baking perfection [Taste]
  6. What it’s like to have misophonia, selective sound sensitivity syndrome or as most people experience it, having an extreme negative reaction to the sound of people chewing [The Cut]
  7. How to choose a workout buddy [Outside Online]
  8. An incredibly long but important post on suicide and the best way to prevent it [Highline]
  9. 5 Myths about going plastic free [Mind Body Green]
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