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  • The price of snack food sold in vending machines in the US was up 2.3% between May and June.
  • This is the biggest single-month cost jump on record, according to Axios.
  • Food shortages, the labor shortages, and supply chain snafus are leading to price hikes. 
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Vending machine food prices soared in June.

According to the consumer price index from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, snack food sold in these machines in the US was up 2.3% last month, the biggest single-month cost jump on record, Axios reported. The cost of

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Two national pizza chains recently changed their supply chain policies after a report exposed cruel animal treatment in their meat processing. After you read this story, you may hope another well-known chain will do some similar reflecting. A worker at the world’s biggest donut destination has posted a nearly one-minute video illustrating the epic amount of waste that occurs every time a single franchise location closes. Here’s how many trays they trashed.

Via Meaww, TikTok user and Dunkin’ employee @kath.dias captured video of the trays and trays (and trays) of goods that tossed at Dunkin’s closing time. At a

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Your body is 60% water, health and fitness experts will tell you, and replenishing your body with its most vital necessity is one of the cornerstones of a healthy and active life. According to the Journal of Biological Chemistry, your brain and heart are 73% water, your lungs are 83% water, your muscles are 79% water, your skin is 64% water, and even your bones are composed of 31% water. After all, this is why consuming enough H20 provides energy, optimizes your metabolism, brightens your skin, and helps your body flush out toxins and focus your brain.

That being

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If you clicked on this, you probably know that over the years there’s been a lot of debate about how caffeine impacts exercise. While there’s good and not-so-good about drinking coffee, depending on who’s drinking it and how, multiple studies have demonstrated that coffee can have the power to help its drinkers get the most out of their workouts. Now a sports nutrition and kinesiology pro shares exactly how much coffee you should drink to experience the greatest effect at the gym.



a woman sitting on a bench: coffee workout


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coffee workout

Jake Harcoff, a kinesiologist and sports nutritionist, told

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The warmer weather and longer days have inspired reminders to “stay hydrated” and drink eight glasses of water — or about two liters — a day.

Not to burst anyone’s water bottle, but healthy people can actually die from drinking too much water. I am an exercise physiologist, and my research focuses on overhydration and how drinking too much water affects the body. Since water — and sodium — balance is essential to life, it is extremely rare for people to die from drinking too much — or too little — fluid. In most cases, your body’s finely tuned

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