The Checkup: How to Decode a Food Label in 8 Easy Steps


• Thank you, Pamela Nisevich Bede, M.S., R.D., of Runner’s World, for your very, very useful post on how to read a food label, something that seems like it shouldn’t be confusing but, unfortunately, totally is. Click through to learn how to decode a food label in eight simple steps. [Runner’s World]

• Hooked on takeout? Here’s how to health-ify your takeout order, from Mexican to Indian to Chinese and more. [Real Simple]

• It’s pronounced “keen-wah,” for the love! Which of these 22 food words are you guilty of mispronouncing? [Buzzfeed]

• The photo of the body builder you are about to see is of a girl who is 19 years old. I’ll leave it at that. [Blisstree]

• Eighty percent of work email is an unnecessary waste of time, says a new study. (I’m guessing you already knew that.) [Prevention]

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