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Category: January 2021

Weekly Newsletter #90: Happy National Compliment Day

Damn, is that a bold, new quarantine hair-do that you’re rocking? ‘Cause you’re killin’ that look with those fresh pandemic PJs, too.

That’s right, we see you out here. While the rest of the world has been abuzz and a bumble with praise for Bernie Sanders’ mittens, we’d like to take a moment to wish you a Happy National Compliment Day. 

Go on, bug buddy. Show off what your momma gave you and BE PROUD. 

Anyway, this has been a pretty light week for The Burgundy Zine. Nevertheless, we do have some exciting content lined up for next week — which includes our first “Tune-In Tuesdays” interview of 2021. 

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The “SAD” Truth About How Cheat Days Could Impact Your Health

Added sugars. Saturated fats. Sodium. Mmm, tasty, right? These are the food groups The U.S. Department of Agriculture says our population is over-indulging in.

But hey, they can’t hurt in moderation, right? Alright, alright. If balance is key, then surely cheat days shouldn’t make too much of a difference, no?

Well, according to a study in the Neurobiology of Pain journal, eating healthy most of the time (five days a week) might not be enough to curtail the negative impact cheat days could have on your health.

More specifically — the impact cheat days could have on your ability to heal from inflammation, which is a staple of chronic pain.

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What Happens to Your Blood After it’s Tested?

After you’ve been pricked, prodded, and poked, pretty, little, crimson vials of your blood are shipped off to a lab, never to be seen again.

But what happens after it’s been tested? Is your blood fed to vampires in government warehouses to keep them from prowling the streets and feeding on people? Is it stored away in towering, futuristic refrigerators along with thousands of other samples for further experimentation?

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Tune-In Tuesdays #88: Child by Borito

Uplifting and imaginative, indie-pop band Borito’s recent single “Child” warps you back in time to the idyllic, summer days of your youth.

“Child” sounds as sweet as a Spongebob ice cream pop tastes — and it keeps you coming back for more, just like a Spongebob pop keeps you going back in for another lick.

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Bug’s Mega Merch Store Update: Jan. 9, 2021

Editor burgundy bug has just added nine new prints and four new stickers to her personal Etsy shop. And the best part? You can get 10 percent off your order using the promo code “BDZN10.”

All orders over $35.00 (USD) also get to enjoy FREE SHIPPING!

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