The Checkup: The Hot New Wellness Trend Is … Tar?

And more health headlines to start your Monday.



• This sticky new wellness trend — a tar-like substance called shilajit that people are taking as a supplement — is one we think we’ll pass on. [Well + Good]

• Skip the chips and dip and try this guacamole salad instead. Brilliant! [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• “Oh, just kidding,” says Science. “Non-celiac gluten sensitivity does appear to be real after all.” Check out this new study (which refutes this older study). [Medical Daily]

• Introducing the Swiss army knife of vegetable peelers. (It does everything!) [Huffington Post]

• Whoa. These high-tech sunglasses for athletes sure are something. [Los Angeles Times]

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