The Checkup: Why You Should Never, Ever Eat “Pre-Washed” Spinach Straight Out of the Bag

And more healthy reads from around the Web.

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• Yikes! Researchers in California just released a study which found that “triple washed” and “pre-washed” baby spinach found in bags at supermarkets isn’t nearly as clean (and bacteria-free) as you probably hoped. [Yahoo Health

• When you need to catch your breath during a tough workout, do you bend over with hands on your knees, or raise your arms above your head? Believe it or not, there’s a right way and a wrong way to get un-winded, according to science. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• Here’s a five-move yoga sequence designed specifically with athletes in mind. [Outside]

• Are you a stress-eater? These smart snacks can help with that. [Prevention]

• And here’s a rather intriguing recipe for pickled watermelon rind. Waste not, want not. [Q]

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