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Serious Health Concerns with Kitchen Spices & Shortcuts to Solving Problems Something You Should Know

    • Social Sciences

Finding the right holiday for co-workers can be a challenge. You don't want to spend too much but you want to give something that shows you put some thought into it, at least. Listen as I begin this episode by making this gift-giving task easy while still giving people something they will actually like.
If anything in this world is safe, you would think the spices in your spice rack would be. I mean what kind of danger could a little oregano or basil pose to you or your family? Well, you are about to find out and you will likely be very surprised. In the December 2021 issue of Consumer Reports magazine is an article about how many spices in your kitchen likely contain heavy metals such as lead, arsenic or cadmium. Lisa Gill, investigative reporter for Consumer Reports authored the article and she joins me to discuss the shocking findings of their tests on spices. Here is a link to the story which contains the chart Lisa refers to that explains how each spice tested - good and bad. https://www.consumerreports.org/food-safety/your-herbs-and-spices-might-contain-arsenic-cadmium-and-lead/
We humans are pretty good at solving problems. Yet sometimes we make the solution harder than it has to be. If you can change the way you look at the problem, you may find a shortcut to the solution you are looking for. That’s according to Marcus du Sautoy, professor for the public understanding of science and professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford and author of the book Thinking Better: The Art of the Shortcut in Math and in Life (https://amzn.to/3qOlbZM) Marcus joins me with some fascinating ways to approach problems better.
The day after Thanksgiving is a big day for shopping. It is also a big day for plumbers. Calls for plumbers spike on Black Friday. Listen as I explain why that is and what you should do so you don’t have to call a plumber in the first place.https://www.pmmag.com/articles/101718-black-friday-is-busiest-day-of-the-year-for-plumbers
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Finding the right holiday for co-workers can be a challenge. You don't want to spend too much but you want to give something that shows you put some thought into it, at least. Listen as I begin this episode by making this gift-giving task easy while still giving people something they will actually like.
If anything in this world is safe, you would think the spices in your spice rack would be. I mean what kind of danger could a little oregano or basil pose to you or your family? Well, you are about to find out and you will likely be very surprised. In the December 2021 issue of Consumer Reports magazine is an article about how many spices in your kitchen likely contain heavy metals such as lead, arsenic or cadmium. Lisa Gill, investigative reporter for Consumer Reports authored the article and she joins me to discuss the shocking findings of their tests on spices. Here is a link to the story which contains the chart Lisa refers to that explains how each spice tested - good and bad. https://www.consumerreports.org/food-safety/your-herbs-and-spices-might-contain-arsenic-cadmium-and-lead/
We humans are pretty good at solving problems. Yet sometimes we make the solution harder than it has to be. If you can change the way you look at the problem, you may find a shortcut to the solution you are looking for. That’s according to Marcus du Sautoy, professor for the public understanding of science and professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford and author of the book Thinking Better: The Art of the Shortcut in Math and in Life (https://amzn.to/3qOlbZM) Marcus joins me with some fascinating ways to approach problems better.
The day after Thanksgiving is a big day for shopping. It is also a big day for plumbers. Calls for plumbers spike on Black Friday. Listen as I explain why that is and what you should do so you don’t have to call a plumber in the first place.https://www.pmmag.com/articles/101718-black-friday-is-busiest-day-of-the-year-for-plumbers
PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS!
Go to https://stamps.com click the microphone at the top of the page, and enter code SOMETHING to get a 4 week free trial, free postage and a digital scale!
Go to https://FarewayMeatMarket.com promo code: SYSK to get $100 off The Butcher's Holiday Collection and site wide free shipping!
Firstleaf – the wine club designed for you!! Join today and get 6 bottles of wine for $29.95 and free shipping!  https://tryfirstleaf.com/SOMETHING
Go to https://backcountry.com/sysk to get 15% OFF your first full-priced purchase!
Helix Sleep is offering up to $200 off all mattress orders AND two free pillows for our listeners at https://HelixSleep.com/SYSK
Get a $75 CREDIT at https://Indeed.com/Something
Omaha Steaks is the best! Get awesome pricing at https://OmahaSteaks.com/BMT
T-Mobile for Business the leader in 5G, #1 in customer satisfaction, and 5G in every plan! https://T-Mobile.com/business
Discover matches all the cash back you earn on your credit card at the end of your first year automatically and is accepted at 99% of places in the U.S. that take credit cards! Learn more at https://discover.com/yes
JUSTWORKS makes it easier for you to start, run and grow a business. Find out how by going to https://justworks.com
Visit https://ferguson.com for the best in all of your plumping supply needs!
https://www.geico.com Bundle your policies and save! It's Geico easy!
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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