Time to take a break from the work day and procrastinate a little! Check out our favorite lunch break links of the day:
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), lower back pain is the number one cause of job disability worldwide, and Americans spend $50 billion a year on the ailment. Around 1 in 10 people suffer from lower back pain, with the highest percentage in Western Europe.
27 Reasons I Could Never Go Gluten-Free (via Huffington Post)
If you’re tired of hearing about the gluten-free diet, you can probably sympathize with Joe Satran from Huffington Post, who lists the 27 reasons he will never go gluten-free. Fellow gluten lovers unite, and prepare for a presentation of sultry mouthwatering delicacies here. If you’ve ever considered going gluten-free, you surely won’t again after seeing Satran’s 27 reasons.
McDonald’s turned heads when it announced that it will start purchasing “verified sustainable” beef starting in 2016. But what exactly does that mean? McDonald’s is part of a group called the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, whose membership includes major beef industry leaders and environmental groups, and the organization is drafting an outline of values that defines “sustainable beef.”
10 Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Want to Eat Clean (via BuzzFeed)
If you need a little extra motivation to eat clean, you may not need to look any further than Instagram. Instead of searching the internet far and wide for healthy and guilt-free recipes, simply subscribe to a few Instagram accounts to get inspiration just by scrolling through your feed.
Elke Vogelsang Takes Whimsical Portraits of Her Adorable Rescue Dogs (via Redesign Revolution)
If you weren’t already completely obsessed with dogs and insanely adorable photos of them, you will be after seeing this photo series by German photographer Elke Vogelsang. For this shoot, Vogelsang photographed her three rescue dogs, Loli, Scout, and Noodles.