The Checkup: This Alarm Clock Makes Waking Up the Greatest Thing Ever — Seriously!

And more healthy reads to start your day.



• It’s hard to believe that an alarm clock could take the title of Greatest Invention Ever, but this one so does: It wakes you up, not with noise, but with scents like “Espresso and Hot Croissant.” Like, I said, greatest invention ever. [Mental Floss]

• This woman went 30 days without booze, gluten, dairy, or sugar and lived to tell the tale so that you never have to do it to know what it’s like. Although, after reading about her experience, you might want to. She slept better, cooked way more, and felt way less foggy, among other perks. Now, who’s daring enough to try it? [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• Five perfect post-workout meals that require less than five ingredients. Yes, please. [Men’s Health]

• Here, three totally realistic ways to deal with anxiety (none of which involve meditation.) [Well + Good]

• Hey, gluten-free friends: Apparently, these are the best new gluten-free breads on the market. (Trader Joe’s brand-name bread made the cut!) [Eat Clean]

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