The Checkup: The Unexpected Habit That Could Totally Change How You Eat

And more healthy reads for your Friday!

Meditation: The key to curbing your overindulgent dinnertime ways? Here, a writer explains how the Headspace App — yes, the Headspace App — totally changed the way she eats, for the better. [Bon Appétit]

• ’Tis the weekend, and weekends are when dinner parties happen: Here, how to make small talk when you really don’t want to. (We’ve all been there.) [Greatist]

Gym equipment is pretty gross. No, really — just look at the bacteria count this research dug up on common gym equipment like the treadmill and free weights. [Huffington Post]

• Sing it from the rooftops, people: A new study finds that red wine is good for your gut and, in turn, your mind. [Well + Good]

• Well, this is upsetting: One in five Division I female athletes say a coach has called them fat. [Women’s Health]

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