The Checkup: The Fruits and Veggies That Will Help You Lose the Most Weight, According to Science

And more healthy reads to start your day.

• Everybody knows that fruits and veggies are good for you and can help you keep your weight in check. But new research narrows in on exactly which fruits and veggies do the best job. Surprise: It’s the ones that are high in flavonoids, which also happen to be red in color. [TIME

• If you need it, here’s more evidence that you should give up your sad desk lunch habits, starting today. [Prevention]

• Love this: New research found that having a bit of caffeine before your workout can not only help the workout feel easier, it can also make you like your workout a whole lot more fun. [Men’s Health]

• If you don’t love your coworkers, but you don’t completely loathe them either, you’re in a really, really good spot, according to new research. Your work “frenemies” will actually help you do better at your job. [Science of Us]

• And finally for the skinny on spicy foods: the scientific reasons for why some people love them and some people hate them. [Greatist]

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