The Checkup: The Science-Backed Argument for Eating a Giant Lunch

And more reads for a healthy week!

• A new study suggests that eating a big chunk of your calories for the day — we’re talking’ 50 percent of them — at lunchtime may help to keep blood sugar levels in check, which means fewer post-lunch donut cravings, leading to weight loss. [Women’s Health]

• Looking for the perfect pre-workout snack? Here’s a whopping 26 of them for you to choose from. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• This is everything dermatologists are dying to tell you about skin health, including, “Go to the dentist! PLEASE!” [Women’s Health]

• If the thought of your house overflowing with relatives asking “But when are you guys going to marrrrrried?” already has you pulling out your hair, take note of these pro-approved tips to have a chill-giving. (It’s possible!) [Bon Appétit]

• I know, I know, it’s hard to believe that any food — healthy or not — is worth shelling out $30 bucks for at the grocery store. But here are the superfoods one healthy food blogger says are totally worth saving up for. [Well + Good]

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