How to Quit Being Negative and Get Happy

By , SparkPeople Blogger
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.

Your Kitchen Spices Can Often Harbor Salmonella NPR's The Salt blog
About 7 percent of spices tested by the US Food and Drug Administration were found to contain salmonella. Yuck! Find out how to protect yourself.
Chobani Recalls Some Greek Yogurt Cups NYT via AP
Greek yogurt giant Chobani has pulled some products off store shelves due to reports of cups "swelling and bloating." If your yogurt tastes fizzy or like wine (two complaints the company received), toss it and contact the manufacturer to be safe.
UPDATE: Chobani says mold in yogurt does not carry disease (AP)
How I Quit Being Negative & Got Happy Mind Body Green
Forget your troubles, come on, get happy! It's possible, just like the song says. Find out how.
What your foot really looks like in high heels
From the outside, high heels make your legs look longer and leaner. But on the inside, how do they look? Take a peek at what happens when you sport those sky-high heels.
FYI, Flip Flops May Cause a Staggering Amount of Car Accidents
If you're more of a flip-flop fan than a heels lover, take note: Those comfy shoes might be responsible for car accidents due to slowed reaction time.

CDC: 200,000 heart disease deaths could be prevented each year CBS News
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 200K people die unnecessarily each year from heart disease, and more than 100K of those people are younger than 65! These shocking findings bolster the advice that a healthy lifestyle can literally save your life.

Calories counted from single photograph The Telegraph
Researchers claim that by wearing a tiny camera on your clothing, you can measure your portions and calorie intake. Would you try it?
Which stories topped your "must-read" list this week?

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