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Here’s Why Intermittent Fasting Is Suddenly So Popular in Philly, According to Nutrition Pros

Note: This post addresses intermittent fasting as a diet, not fasting done for religious or cultural purposes. You should consult with a doctor, nutritionist, or […]

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How Positive Affirmations and Consistent Exercise Helped Me Lose 86 Pounds

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email [email protected] Who: Jade D. Thomas (@lifecoach_jade24), 32, graphic designer and […]

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Two Philly Fitness Pros Are Redefining What a Healthy Diet Means

If you feel like diets are more popular than ever these days, you’re right: More than a third of Americans follow a specific eating pattern […]

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I Lost 50 Pounds by Eating More Fat and Trading Alcohol for LaCroix

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s transformation story. Want to share yours? Email me at [email protected] Who: Mark Kennedy-McClellan, 30, graduate […]

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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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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 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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The Checkup: How to Indulge Your Cravings Without Wrecking Your Diet

• Yes, you can have your cake and eat it, too, without completely undoing your diet. The key? Stick to a cheat meal, rather than […]

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8 Things I’ve Noticed Since I Kicked Added Sugar

About a month ago, I decided to take on a weeklong sugar-free challenge, ridding my diet of all added sugars, including good ol’ fashioned cane sugar […]

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The Checkup: How to Tweak Cheat Days So You Don’t Totally Wreck Your Diet

• Splurge moments: According to Robb Wolf, author of “Wired to Eat,” those are what you should be embracing instead of cheat days (read: days when you […]

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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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The New Dieting Savior You Need to Know About

GUYS. Snap Kitchen just launched what they’re calling Snap Day Packs, and they are the answer to all your dieting nightmares. Here’s the deal: Snap […]

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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 […]