The Checkup: Starbucks Hacks to Healthify Your Pumpkin Spice Latte Order 

And more healthy reads for your morning.

• We agree: It’s WAY too early to be talking about pumpkin spice lattes. But that doesn’t change the fact that Starbucks has declared it is, in fact, already pumpkin spice latte season. If you can’t resist the fall concoction, take note of these five hacks — like opting for a pumpkin spice cappuccino instead of a latte — to healthify your seasonal addiction. [Shape]

• One reason to DIY your own standing desk (aside from reducing your sitting time, that is)? A new study found working while standing could make you twice as productive. Yep: DOUBLE the productivity, people! [Men’s Health]

• Can you get all the nutrients you need on a vegan diet? The short answer is yes. The long answer? Yes, but you really should be backing your diet up with a multivitamin. Think of it as diet insurance. [NPR]

• Looking to get the most out of your lunges? Try this curtsy variation, which activates your booty along with your inner and outer thighs and your abductor muscles. [Self]

The sugar industry really screwed up our perception of fat and just how terrible it is for us, newly released historical documents show. (You can’t see me, but I’m totally shaking my fist at the sugar industry right now.) [The New York Times]

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