The Checkup: Your Science-Backed Excuse to Drink More Red Wine This Winter

You can thank us later.

• In the best news ever, red wine — and non-alcoholic picks like green tea, apples, cocoa and more — contains flavonoids, and research shows that folks who consume flavonoids get sick less often than those who don’t. So we’ll be trading in white for red this winter, thank you very much. [PureWOW]

• In the future, you won’t have to wonder if you’re thirsty — a patch will just detect dehydration and inform you that you should drink water. [Futurity]

Sweet potatoes are ALL over the grocery store right now. Here are five surprising ways to use the seasonal spud. [Well + Good]

• If you plan on tackling the Whole30 diet come the new year, you’re going to want to go ahead and bookmark these tips for making it through without losing your mind. [Women’s Health]

• Well, well, well, looks like you have an excuse to indulge in some Little Baby’s ice cream (dairy-free Thai Iced Tea, if you’re smart) for breakfast tomorrow. A new study found that people who ate ice cream for breakfast go a brain boost afterward. [Refinery29]

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