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Dirty Dozen
Tamu McPherson

Sit Down, You Won’t Believe what Has Made the 2019 Dirty Dozen

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You may be well on your way to achieving nutritional balance, having identified the program that works best, but one of the biggest parts of improving your nutrition is adding vegetables and fruits to your diet and leaving behind processed foods. If you are going to splurge on something, organic produce avoids large amounts of pesticides that you would otherwise be exposed to with commercial farming. With that said, to assist us in navigating this part of our grocery shopping, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) – a nonprofit, nonpartisan environmental organization – releases a list every year called the “Dirty Dozen”, which names the top 12 produce that contains the most pesticides.

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Lori Lightfoot Chicago
Debra Brown

In the News This Week

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Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.

Lori Lightfoot made history as she defeated Toni Preckwinkle in a runoff election to become the next mayor of Chicago, becoming the first black woman and first openly LGBT person to hold the position in the city.

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woman sitting in a room with white walls wearing a white shirt with short dark hair
Grace Davin

So You KonMari’d… Now What?

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So, you bought the book, you binged the series, and you dutifully tidied up. The KonMari Method hopefully inspired you to rethink your relationship with objects and encouraged you to sincerely consider what you choose to buy and bring into your home. You may have even been driven to put an anthropological lens on the trend and delve into the Shinto source behind it all.

In keeping with the air of inquiry, for those who have tidied up: were your efforts rewarded with an inspirational push to better other areas of your life?

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