Diets

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The Checkup: What You Need to Know About The Latest Trend in Dieting

• In the constantly growing realm of trendy diets: The Sirtfood Diet. It’s a fairly controversial low-calorie diet created by two nutrition pros out of the U.K. that promises […]

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The Checkup: This Disgusting News Will Stop You From Ever Swallowing Pool Water Again 

• We all know swimming pools are filled with pee, but pool-induced diarrhea probably isn’t something you thought you had to worry about when hitting […]

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Uh-oh: New Study Discovers Hidden Downside to Gluten-Free Diets 

If you’ve been to any grocery store recently, you know: going gluten-free is BIG right now, with reasons ranging from fear of chronic inflammation to gluten […]

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The Checkup: Ah-ha! This Is the Best Day to Find Markdowns at Whole Foods 

• Interesting! Whole Foods food editor Molly Siegler spilled some insider sale intel to the folks over at POPSUGAR, and turns out Wednesdays — the […]

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The Checkup: How Much Water Should You Really Drink Every Day?

• According to registered dietitian Amy Shapiro, the eight-glasses-a-day rule is alright — but it’s probably not accurate when it comes to how much water […]

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The Checkup: Habits of Productive People That You Should Totally Steal 

• If your workweek is coming to a close and you feel like you only knocked out a quarter of the items on your weekly […]

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The Checkup: WTF Is Macrocycle Training? (And Should You Be Doing It?)

• Already abandoned your New Year’s goal of hitting the gym three times a week? Well, macrocycle training — a more big-picture, year-long approach to fitness […]

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6 Dos and Don’ts of New Year Dieting, According to a Philly Dietitian

It’s true: When it comes to the new year, there is new opportunity to make changes, large or small. But guess what? Every day can actually be […]

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Shocker: This Popular Diet Ranks Last on 2016 Best Diets List

The Whole30 Diet was to 2015 what Britney Spears was to 1998: It was everywhere and no matter how disinterested in it you were, some […]

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Everything You Need to Know About 2015’s Top-Ranked Diet 

U.S. News and World Report just the announced best diet of 2015, and it’s not the Paleo Diet or the Raw Food Diet, or any […]

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How 8 Philly Fitness Pros Stay On Track During the Holiday Season

It’s only December 8th, and I can already feel my lofty fitness goals succumbing to the demands of a busy holiday season. One peek at […]

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Real Food Rules, Diets Suck, Yale Researchers Say

If you’ve tried every diet in existence, from Atkins to the Master Cleanse to the Cookie Diet (yep, that’s a real thing), I’ve got some […]

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Is TIME’s New Diet Quiz Total Crap?

Taking TIME Magazine’s “Find The Best Diet For Your Personality” quiz is kind of like taking Cosmo‘s “What Kind Of Female Are You?” quiz: You suspect […]

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Lawsuit: Snooki is Peddling Bad Diet Pills

Courthouse News Service reports: “”Jersey Shore” alum Snooki joined up with recidivist snake-oil salesmen to peddle Zantrex diet pills that don’t work, a class action […]

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Former Vegan Says She Got Death Threats When She Started Eating Meat

You read that right—death threats. Check out this interesting segment from a recent HuffPost Live interview in which former vegan Alexandra Jamieson, co-creator of “Super Size […]