Wellness Wire

1 in 8 pools could make you sick

Is Watching Your Wallet Weighing You Down?
If finances have forced you to frequent more budget-friendly supermarkets as of late, consider this before tossing the $2 pizza rolls into your cart: The percentage of obese shoppers is nearly 10 times higher at low-cost stores compared to pricier markets. [Msnbc.com]

Hey, Memorial Day-ers: 1 in 8 Pools Could Make You Sick
Before you jump in, ask your pool operator to test PH levels. If the PH isn’t between 7.2 and 7.8, those crystal blue waters could be harboring bugs that cause intestinal infections. [Abcnews.com]

Pick Up Some Pistachios
New research shows that the nuts can increase levels of antioxidants in the blood of adults with high cholesterol. [Sciencedaily.com]

— Research by Jillian Skrocki