The Checkup: What to Know About Infrared Saunas Before Sweating In One

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Infrared saunas, which use infrared light to heat the body from within rather than warming it from the outside in, have become quite the craze in the health and wellness world, thanks in part to some hefty health-boosting claims. (The word detoxification comes up a LOT.) But some digging done by the Atlantic’s Kelly Conaboy shows that, while infrared saunas are certainly a lovely experience, from a health perspective, you may not be getting all you’re promised. [The Atlantic]

• I love nothing more than creepily peeking in people’s fridges whenever I happen to be at their homes. It’s so telling! Here a nutritionist gives the lowdown on everything in hers. [TIME]

• Well, here’s a brilliant way to use your French press that you probably hadn’t thought of: To re-hydrate dried vegetables. [Bon Appétit]

• Interesting! Hot sauce doesn’t just make you sweat, it could also make you … aggressive? [Men’s Health]

• Finding a workout hairstyle that actually, well, works is no easy feat. So why not just quit trying and abandon hair ties altogether? [The Cut]

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