The Checkup: How to Stay Energized All Day (Without Downing Buckets of Coffee)

And more healthy reads for your Thursday.

• Fall is a comin’. And while I am overjoyed about the changing leaves and the lack of strangers’ perspiration dripping onto me on the subway, I am bummed that the sunshine-filled days will soon be getting a whole lot shorter. If you’re anticipating a dip in energy, take note of these caffeine-free tricks to stay energized throughout the day. [Women’s Health]

• Starbucks green tea latte addicts, listen up! Whipping up this homemade version will save you a whopping 40 grams of sugar. I repeat: FORTY grams of sugar. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• Here, satire that provides some food for thought: How to put mindfulness into action when surfing the web. Because face it: We all need a method to quit mindlessly surfing the internet day in and day out. [The Atlantic]

• And speaking of mindfulness, mindful teeth-brushing is also a thing. [New York Times]

• Uhhhh, would you give up your precious, precious cellphone for an entire years if it meant you’d hit your ideal weight? Because, according to a recent survey, a huge chunk of millennials would. [Shape]

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