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Day: April 10, 2023

EFFECTIVE TRAFFIC CALMING

"Traffic is like water, if you turn up the temperature it will evaporate." Traffic calming slows vehicle speeds. Dutch engineers use a method that has been successful – they increase the "heat" on their streets using bricks, creating friction that reduces the speed and volume of motor vehicles. Here’s a before and after image of a street in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands, where two...
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FOOD A CAUSE OF WORLD’S BIGGEST HEALTH PROBLEMS

  Do You Know: Many of the world’s biggest health problems (eg: undernutrition, overweight and obesity, and poor diets that cause preventable deaths) are actually food problems. It's time we make food & nutrition a top priority in our approach to health – ensuring that foods that contribute to sustainable healthy diets are the most available, accessible, affordable, pleasurable &...
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CHEMICALS FROM GROCERY STICKERS MAY BE LEACHING INTO FOODS

Thermal labels are used on a variety of food products packaged in grocery stores. A new study has found that Bisphenol S (BPS) and other harmful compounds can migrate from thermal labels through packaging film and into the food. BPS and Bisphenol A (BPA), which is increasingly being phased out and replaced by BPS, can disrupt hormones and have negative effects on growth, brain function, the...
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