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The Checkup: This Is the Best (And Cheapest!) Day to Buy Avocados

• First, you hear there’s an avocado shortage (which is why they’re so freaking expensive), so you do everything you can to get a lot out of a little […]

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The Unexpected Factor That Could Be Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut

If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly worrying about what you’re going to eat for your next meal, what bills you forgot to pay, if you […]

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The Checkup: The Secret to Rescuing Any Leftover Dish in Your Fridge

• Let’s be real: Leftovers are amazing — it’s literally pre-cooked food sitting in your fridge waiting to be eaten with very little effort. Not […]

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Take Notes: How 7 Philly Yoga Pros Smash Stress

I don’t know about you, but it’s incredibly likely that I will still be checking my e-mail at 9 p.m. tonight. And, let’s be honest, […]

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The Checkup: Nutrition Pros’ Top Picks in Trader Joe’s Frozen Aisle

• Chances are, you’ve got a Trader Joe’s frozen item or two hanging out in your freezer for nights when laziness strikes (don’t we all?). […]

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The Checkup: The Healthy Food Trends You’re About to See Everywhere

• If you follow every health-obsessed, acai bowl-Instagramming food blogger alive like I do, then you are well aware of the fact that Expo West, […]

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The Checkup: 15 Brilliant Ways to Totally Transform a Can of Tuna 

• Canned tuna is cheap, shelf-stable and has plenty of protein, which makes it a convenient pantry staple — but one can only consume so […]

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The Checkup: The Expert-Backed Case for Skipping Your Workout Today (Really!)

• If you’re just re-kick-starting your commitment to your New Year’s resolution of getting fit, do know, you don’t need to hit the gym every […]

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How to Stay Sane Through the Holidays (It’s Possible!)

There’s a misconception that the holiday season should always evoke visions of peace, joy and goodwill — but you know it’s more complicated. All of […]

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The Checkup: The 4 Elements of a Hangover-Fighting Breakfast 

• To help quell everyone’s post-election hangovers, the folks over at Science of Us put together a guide to surviving the workday with a hangover […]

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What Crying at Work Says About You

About six months ago, a coworker and I were on a hike through the Wissahickon, passing our time traipsing through the woods with a game […]

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The Checkup: The Simple Trick Dietitians Swear By to Avoid Overeating 

• Raise your hand if, come lunchtime, you’re ready to shovel your entire tupperware of quinoa salad into your face in one forkful? Same. But […]

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The Checkup: Words for All the Emotions You’ve Never Been Able to Explain

• Humans are strange creatures and our brains are filled with all sorts of odd thoughts (“I wonder what Missy Elliot is doing today”) and emotions […]

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The Checkup: The 7-Minute Workout You Can Definitely Fit Into Your Busy Schedule

• Feeling a little competitive this Monday morning? This seven-minute HIIT workout has its own point system, allowing you to challenge your fittest friend, and […]

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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 […]