Healthy Eating

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Why the Size of Your Breakfast Matters, According to New Research

There are a couple of questions that cross my mind nearly every day. The first is: I wonder if Kanye West and Jay Z have […]

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The Best Grab-and-Go Post-Workout Meals in Philly, According to Fitness Trainers

Finding a healthy, well-balanced and filling post-workout meal can be tricky — especially when that post-workout hunger (okay, hanger) hits and clouds your judgment. To help […]

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10 Recipes to Trick Yourself Into Eating More Vegetables

It’s a simple fact: Vegetables are good for us. But we can’t be the only ones who sometimes make it through a full day only […]

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The Healthy Eater’s Guide to Reading Terminal Market

Reading Terminal Market is every foodie’s dream. But what about us healthy foodies? Navigating past Beiler’s donuts, candy shops, Amish bakeries and Bassett’s ice cream […]

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The Checkup: 5 Time-Tested Food Rules Worth Following

• Almost every day, a new study comes out about what we should and shoudn’t eat. It can all become a bit much to keep track of. But […]

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Whole Foods Is Celebrating World Vegetarian Day With a Sweet $1 Sale

Kale lovers, listen up! As of today, and through Tuesday, October 3rd, Whole Foods is slinging bunches of the beloved (and somewhat buzzy) leafy green for $1. It’s […]

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The Checkup: The Protein-Packed Dinner Staple You’re Better Off Buying Frozen

• There’s something about the frozen aisle that just feels less fresh than it’s non-frozen counterparts. But as Bon Appetit points out, when it comes to […]

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The Checkup: When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Go Commando

• Going commando, despite what your mother may have told you, isn’t always a bad idea. Your lady parts need a little breathing room every […]

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Part-Time Dieting Might Be the Key to Reaching Weight-Loss Goals

Much like a full-time job, dieting can screw with your social life and take up loads of valuable space in your brain. So this news […]

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The Checkup: The Surprising Food Swap That Could Ease Your Anxiety

• We’re all aware that the foods we eat can impact how we feel physically and emotionally, right? But would you ever guess that eating more carbs and less protein could […]

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Lunch Envy: Our 5 Favorite Healthy Lunch Bowls in Philly Right Now

Say goodbye to your sad, wilting lunch salads. Philly is bursting with grab-and-go bowls to line up with your healthy-eating plans. Warning: Drooling co-workers guaranteed.

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The Checkup: There’s HOW Much Sugar in a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte?!

• GUYS, a grande pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks has — wait for it — 50 grams of sugar. FIFTY. To put that into perspective, […]

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The Case for Eating More Fat, According to Two New Studies

Americans have been fearful of fat for decades (blame the sugar industry), and many still are. (See: low-fat yogurts galore lining the shelves of your […]

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A Diet of Soylent Is My Worst Nightmare — Why Are People Into It?

One day not too long ago, in a late-night Instagram spiral that landed me on the page of a local vegan chef, I spotted, somewhere down […]

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The Checkup: This Inflammation-Fighting Superstar Is the New Turmeric

• Turmeric has gotten its fair share of attention for fighting inflammation, which is related to everything from acne to cancer, but it seems we’ve […]