The Checkup: How to Use Up Almost-Overripe Avocados Before They Turn

And more healthy reads for your Tuesday.

• Just when you thought you’d seen all that avocado has to offer, it hits you with this: A four-ingredient avocado ice cream recipe — the perfect way to use up a few almost-overripe avocados before they turn, without having to eat four pieces of avocado toast — that doesn’t even require an ice cream maker to concoct. [Mic]

• Fact: The thought of completing an elliptical doesn’t have to be the worst thought you’ve had all day — and this workout proves it. [POPSUGAR]

• Admit it: You check your fitness tracker at least 18 times a day to see if you’ve hit your 10,000 steps yet. And there’s nothing wrong with that. But as Philly-based weight-loss specialist Charlie Seltzer explains, if you’re relying on those 10,000 steps alone to lose weight, you may be in for a rude awakening: His theory is that it’s difficult to gauge how many calories you’re burning from those 10,000 steps throughout the day, and it’s easy to overestimate how much energy you’ve used and then use that as an excuse to eat more, leading to weight gain instead of loss. [Women’s Health]

• Another day, another superfood that’s perhaps not quite as super as we thought. Today’s suspect? Coconut oil. [Refinery29]

• Here, why an airplane ride always seems to give you a hankering for tomato juice. [Science of Us]

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