Here are the three articles currently trending at Cantech Letter…
1. Salt makes you hungry, not thirsty, finds new study
Researchers tracking physiological processes in a Mars mission simulation have come up with a surprising discovery: eating salty foods makes you hungry, not thirsty.
2. How it all went wrong: UBC prof breaks down Pepsi’s Kendall Jenner ad
The reaction to Pepsi’s latest ad campaign was pointed and angry, unlike the faux-protest in the commercial itself. As soon as it hit YouTube, the chorus of criticism erupted, calling out the company for its poor judgement and lack of sensitivity. Less than 24 hours later, the ad got yanked and Pepsi blurted out its apology.
3. E-cigarettes get a bad rap in government reports and policies, study shows
A new study has found that government policy documents often portray e-cigarettes in a negative light, with the bad rap having direct consequences on health advocates’ ability to incorporate vaping products into national tobacco harm reduction strategies.