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Historic Zhuhai sugar factory to be reborn as a low-carbon cultural hub

A new adaptive reuse project is looking to save a sweet piece of history in China. International design firm Woods Bagot unveiled plans to revitalize the disused Hongqi Zhen Sugar Factory in Zhuhai’s Jinwan District into a spectacular new cultural park. Designed to include a sugar industry museum and a chocolate factory among other facilities, the mixed-use development will aim to offset its carbon footprint with solar panels, rainwater harvesting, and geothermal heating and cooling systems.

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Cutting back sugar in your child’s diet can improve their health dramatically

Tonight, while the kiddos are piling up the sugary good stuff, keep in mind this latest research: a new study in the journal Obesity reveals that cutting back on sugar for just 10 days can improve your child’s health. For 10 days, children in the study reduced their sugar intake by 28% without changing anything else in their diet. In just 10 days, diabetes markers, blood pressure, cholesterol and triglycerides were lowered.
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