The Checkup: Five Junk Foods You Can Devour With No Regrets

And more healthy reads to start your day.



• It happens to the best of us — a bad breakup, a lost job, even just a tough week can send you into the pantry to gobble down a bag of potato chips. Before you know it, you’ve finished the whole bag and feel guilty, not to mention gross. But it turns out, there are some tasty snacks that can satisfy your urge to drown your sorrows with food without totally derailing your diet. If you’re not jumping for joy yet, there’s a pint of cookie dough on this list you can devour to the last drop for only 300 genuinely nutritious calories. Really! [Eat Clean]

• Ever wonder why we all seem to be obsessed with bubble wrap? Turns out there’s a scientific explanation for why that popping is so darn satisfying. [Science of Us]

• When looking to eat healthy, we’re usually told to shop the perimeter of the grocery store for fresh produce, meat, and dairy. While that’s generally good advice, you don’t want to miss out on these healthy foods you can only find in the aisles. [SHAPE]

• Well, it’s official — everyone is doing yoga now. [The New York Times]

• There are few things more inconvenient than losing your voice. If you don’t have a cold but still feel hoarse, these four reasons could explain why. [Health]

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