The Checkup: The Healthy-Eating Secrets Every Nutritionist Knows

And more healthy reads to start your day.



• Eight healthy-eating secrets — like how to weed out whether a food item has hidden sugar, the perks of upping your spice intake, and what you need to pay the most attention to on food labels — nutrition pros swear by. So useful! [Prevention]

• Sweet, sweet music to our ears: Sometimes, the best thing you can do for your productivity is nothing. [Science of Us]

• ’Tis smoothie season, people! Smoothies can be a blessing or a curse when it comes to your waistline: They make squeezing tons of nutrients into one meal beyond simple, but it’s also easy to pack way more calories than you want to into the blender. Here, how to perfect the art of putting together the perfect weight-loss smoothie. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

Rest days: Do we really need ‘em? Spoiler alert: It depends. [Runner’s World]

• You are welcome: Five legitimate reasons to up your chocolate-milk intake. [Huffington Post]

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