The Checkup: Superfood Smoothies Guaranteed to Get You Excited for Fall

And more healthy reads to blend into your morning.



• Between Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes, pumpkin brews hitting corner store shelves and fall squashes showing up in the Whole Foods’ aisles, there’s no denying it: The fall frenzy is already in full swing — even with two weeks left of summer! These fall-perfect superfood smoothie recipes loaded will the soon-to-come flavors of autumn — apples, beets, sweet potato and more — should help you jump on the bandwagon. [Well + Good]

• Add this to the list of things you never knew you needed: A yoga mat, inspired by snap bracelets (remember snap bracelets, guys?!), that rolls itself. [TIME]

• To everyone who finds themselves using the “But I’m just sooooooo busy” workout-skipping excuse way too often: How to master the art of squeezing a workout into your lunch break. [Outside]

• We all sit more than we should, and unless you plan on your quitting your day job today and jetting off to be a surf instructor in Hawaii (doubtful), that’s probably not going to change anytime soon. So meantime, how to sit the right way to avoid the pain that comes with, well, sitting all day. [Yahoo Health]

• Pasta and parmesan go together like peanut butter and jelly, making pasta dangerous territory if you’re trying to steer clear of dairy. But these dairy-free pasta dishes — shrimp scampi, 20-minute cherry tomato pasta, hazelnut tahini pasta, and more — are so good they don’t need any parmesan. Really! [BuzzFeed]

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