The Checkup: Does It Really Matter If Protein Powder Is Expired?

And more healthy reads for your morning.

• After a disgusting experience with expired milk at the age of nine that’s stuck with me ever since, I am a crazy person when it comes to expiration dates. But according to a professor of food science at Penn State, you don’t have to be too afraid of expired protein powder spoiling, though it does lose some of its power. [Men’s Health]

• Amazing: This woman is 100 years old — and she’s running at the Penn Relays this week. [New York Times]

• The key to being a better runner (or yogi, or Spin enthusiast): change your outlook about exercise, a new study says. [Women’s Health]

• If you drank all the margaritas this past weekend, take note: A new study found that you can help offset the negative effects of sugar by working foods high in DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, into your diet. [Well + Good]

• Why you’ve made a habit of going for a run to clear your mind, explained by science. [Science of Us]

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