Welcome to the third edition of the WLLMN Weekly Digest! Here, you’ll find one practical tip or piece of game-changing advice from each story published over the past week. Enjoy!
- Eating red meat makes you hungrier. Eating foods rich in iron, like red meat, suppresses a hormone called leptin, which is responsible for regulating appetite, reports a study published in the most recent edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
From: “Eating Red Meat Makes You Hungrier”
- New York City’s hottest sneaker boutique is now in Brooklyn. Ronnie Fieg’s KITH NYC has opened the doors of its brand-new Brooklyn location, with over 40 brands in stock, custom luxe vibes, and a… cereal bar?
From: “KITH NYC Opens Brooklyn Store, Debuts ‘KITH Treats'”
- The air quality around your home could be negatively affecting your kids’ development. “Air pollution makes children sick,” says Sara E. Grineski, Ph.D., an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Texas at El Paso. “Chronic exposure to air ‘toxics’ can negatively affect children’s neurological and brain development.” It might be time to consider a move closer to nature. (You’ll sleep better, too.)
From: “Study Links Air Quality to Academic Performance”
- Behold, the best trail running shoe you will find, anywhere. Introducing the Altra Lone Peak 2.0 with Polartec NeoShell. Read the full review (that almost killed me).
From: “Test Run: Altra Lone Peak 2.0 with Polartec NeoShell”
- Do something. Specifically, support DoSomething.org, one of the world’s largest youth organizations for social change. Pick up one of these limited-edition Alexander Wang T-shirts or hoodies, and 50 percent of your purchase will go towards a much-needed cause.
From: “Alexander Wang Recruits A-List Army for New Campaign”
- The best fitness tracker is one you’ve never heard of. The Core activity tracker, which researchers recently declared the most accurate wearable available today, may not be available to the public right now (although you can find one on Amazon), but its manufacturer, BodyMedia, was just acquired by Jawbone. While we wait to see what Jawbone does next with its newly acquired R&D resources, find out how four of the most popular fitness trackers on the market stacked up in this scientific study that took aim at fitness tracker accuracy.
From: “Which Fitness Wearable Is The Most Accurate?”
Photo: Dimitris Stiliaras