The Checkup: The Genius Way to Slash Calories Next Time You Make Guacamole

And more healthy reads to start your day.



• This is pure genius, people. The way to cut calories in your guacamole? For every cup of avocado you use, use a cup of peas that are blended smooth. You won’t be able to taste the difference, and you can feel way better about not sticking to one serving. Because who ever sticks to one serving of guac? No one. The answer is no one. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• And speaking of guacamole, someone tried all the fast-food guacamoles so you didn’t have to. Apparently, this one is your best bet when it comes to flavor. [Eat Clean]

• Your sleep habits during the week could have something to do with why you’re so freakin’ beat after your long runs come Saturday afternoon. [Runner’s World]

• If you were the pickiest eater on planet Earth as a child (although I’m pretty sure I took that title), you’ll find this interesting: Not all who shun broccoli are born equal. There are a range of types of picky eaters, scientists say. [Science of Us]

• Interesting: We are fans of turning your phone to “silent” mode, but here’s another approach to unplugging that’s worth considering, you know, for your sanity. This family practices a Technology Shabbat every week. So they go without any screens from when they sit down to dinner on Friday evening through Saturday. Sounds kind of nice, right? [Greatist]

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