The Checkup: The Definitive Guide to the Shelf Life of Pantry Items (Warning: Yours Are Probably All Expired)

And more healthy reads to start your day.



• I’m pretty sure I’ve been using the same baking powder since I moved into my house three years ago, so this is pretty unsettling: Baking powder has a shelf life of six to twelve months and, even worse, whole-grain flours are only good for three. Now, excuse me while I go clean out my pantry. [Food52]

• This new Philly-based workout for moms, dubbed “Born to Burpee,” keeps your kids occupied while you get a totally killer boot camp-style sweat session in. [Wee Wander]

• Brilliant: 11 no-sweat ways to squeeze in a workout during your lunch break. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• There’s only one word for this: Depressing. This is how much avocado is actually considered a serving — and it’s probably a lot less than you’re used to throwing on your salad. [Yahoo Health]

• Our friends over at Philadelphia Wedding clued us in to this 12-day detox kicking off this month. If the thought of squeezing into your swimsuit is giving you a panic attack as you read this (my hand is raised), here’s one way to kick your winter cookie-a-day habit to the curb. [Philadelphia Wedding]

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