The Checkup: This Superfood Might Not Be Quite As Super As You Think

And more healthy reads to get you over the hump of the week.

• Everyone is always trying to up their servings of so-called superfoods, but are ALL of them really all that super? Turns out chia seeds, a very well-known face in the superfood world, might not be quite as magical as you think. [Refinery29]

• Dreaming of the summer vacation you’ve yet to plan? A little wanderlust porn to fuel your fantasies. [LA Times]

• Summer means cookouts: Here, five homemade veggie burger options that just might win over the most dedicated meat lovers of your friend group. [Well + Good]

• The first day of the month marks quite a convenient start for a 30-day squat challenge, don’t you think? Fingers crossed, by the end your rear will be indistinguishable from J.Lo’s. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• If you secretly daydream of moving to the middle of nowhere, far, far away from the traffic jams of the city, take note: A recent study published in Hypertension links exposure to air pollution to increased blood pressure. [TIME]

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