Monday Mashup: Your Thoughts On The Maggi Mom?
Every week, we scour the web to bring you interesting bits and pieces from around the world. Enjoy!
Verdict On The Maggi Mom
We’re pretty passionate about nutrition at The Swaddle. But even we were raising our brows a bit at this indictment of the new Maggi Mom ads. Despite the fact that there’s virtually no nutritional value in the noodles, we can’t help but cheer the brand on as it makes a comeback. Does that mean we’re indicted, too? Tell us what you think in the comments!
More To Life Than You Think…
Research has uncovered an interesting correlation between chronic roundworm infection and pregnancy: Women with the parasite tend to have shorter intervals between birth. The team posits that the parasite’s presence lulls the immune system, which more readily accepts a fetus. Nothing is proven, but we’ll be on the watch for more research.
Give A Hug A Day
Recent studies by researchers at the University of Chicago and University of California show that loneliness actually leads to physical changes that increase the risk of premature death by as much as 14%. Loneliness, that is, feeling socially threatened, causes the immune system to weaken on a genetic level. Hugs for everyone today.