Smoothies

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The Checkup: The Breakout-Banishing Smoothie to Chug When Your Skin Has Turned on You

• As I type this, I am trying my best to not be distracted by the piercing sensation of a nagging pimple attempting to break […]

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How to Turn a Smoothie or Juice Into a Potion for Glowing Skin

You know what makes investing in a $10 juice a bit less wince-inducing? Knowing that the juice is actually doing something (anything!) for you aside […]

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7 Unexpected Smoothie Ingredients You Should Be Using (But Aren’t)

Smoothies are a quick, healthy, grab-and-go option for breakfast, but when you just stick to the expected — i.e. loads of fruit — you’re actually […]

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The Checkup: The Caffeinated Green Smoothie Sure to Transform Your Mornings

• Raise your hand if you just chugged a cup of foul-tasting (but, hey, it gets the job done) coffee from your office’s rank communal […]

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The Checkup: Gasp! Canned Pumpkin Isn’t Actually Pumpkin

• Uhhhhh, get ready for your mind to explode: Turns out, Libby’s canned pumpkin, which makes up a huge portion (about 85 percent) of the canned pumpkin […]

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The Checkup: How to Order Fast-Food Breakfast Like a Nutrition Pro 

• Maybe you slept through your alarm for an early flight and didn’t have time to pack a breakfast before hitting the airport; maybe you’re […]

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The Checkup: How to Fill Up on Protein Without Ever Grilling a Piece of Chicken Again 

• We KNOW you’ve seen the #mealprep photos of tupperware container after tupperware container neatly packed with pieces of grilled chicken breast nestled next to steamed […]

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The Checkup: The Science-Backed Trick to Cut a Cold’s Life Span Short

• Colds are the WORST. And I — a human who will catch a cold from anyone within a three-mile radius who has even an […]

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The Checkup: Are You Better Off Drinking a Juice or a Smoothie?

• I feel like I’ve said this a billion times only to have the weather gods turn their backs on me, but here goes: It’s […]

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The Checkup: The Smart Smoothie Trick to Save Tons of Time

• ‘Tis the beginning of everyone’s favorite season: smoothie season. To get your breakfast sip on without spending your mornings figuring out what to throw […]

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Hangover Helpers: 5 Philly Juices to Reach for After a Rough Night

While hitting the bars around Philly can make for a great night, it doesn’t usually make for a great morning after, especially when your liver’s personal […]

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5 Healthier Alternatives to Satisfy Your Cravings for a Shamrock Shake

March is in full swing, which means McDonald’s is back with its minty, vanilla-y Shamrock Shake that seems to bring all the boys (and girls) […]

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Smoothie Fanatics, Rejoice! Multiple Jamba Juices to Open Around Philly This Year

Remember the good ol’ days, back when Whole Foods was Fresh Fields and many of the stores had Jamba Juice counters? At some point, those Jamba […]

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Smoothie Lovers, Rejoice: New Robeks Opens at Suburban Square Today

Remember last September, when Robeks, otherwise known as smoothie heaven, opened its first Philly outpost at 11th and Chestnut and you guys went completely cuckoo […]

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The Checkup: How Many Calories Does CrossFit Really Burn?

• Scientists at Kennesaw State University studied the calorie-burning power of one of CrossFit’s workouts — the Cindy, if you’re familiar with CrossFit workout names […]