The Checkup: This Incredibly Cheap Ingredient Could Be the Key to Slimming Down 

And more healthy reads for your morning.

Chickpeas are many things: incredibly inexpensive, incredibly versatile (Roast them! Make hummus! Dress them and throw ‘em in a salad!), and apparently great for folks who are trying to slim down. So go ahead and add them to your grocery list, people. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• 10 lip balms to save your poor, cracking lips on these blistering-cold days of winter. [Shoppist]

Seaweed is all kinds of good for you, so here, 25 ways to eat it — including on a sushi pizza! Yes, sushi pizza. [Well + Good]

• If you could use some help in this department, here: How to be a better listener. [Fast Company]

• A case for changing the way we talk about food. [Washington Post]

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