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Sea Salt Found to Contain Microplastics 
That the world’s waters are awash in microplastics, tiny fragments of plastic from sources as diverse as fabrics to car bumpers, is well known. So, it should come as little surprise that salt from those waters has plastic in it, now. Choose the sea salt, and get a little more fiber in your diet. Ars Technica expands: https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/sullied-seasoning-seas-salts-come-with-a-dash-of-microplastics/ 

‘Fat, Yet Fit’ Myth Busted 
It has long been held out by some that a person can be technically obese, but actually be in good cardiovascular health. Now, a major study from the UK would seem to decisively contradict such claims. The BBC explains: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-39936138 

NSAID Pain Relievers Implicated in Cardio Risk 
A wide study has found that common pain relievers, such as ibuprofen or naproxen sodium, were associated with elevated risk of heart attack, particularly at high doses. Even short duration use was found to carry increased risks. The BBC reports: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-39858179 

 

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