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The Checkup: The Argument for Eating a Giant Breakfast

• You’ve likely heard that breakfast is a pretty important meal, but recent research suggests that you also might want to make it your biggest meal of […]

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The Checkup: Why You Can’t Trust This Number on Your Fitness Tracker

• When it comes to calculating how many calories you’ve burned, your fitness tracker is probably prettttty off, a new study out of Stanford University […]

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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: The Nutrition Label Change Everyone Is Talking About

• The Internet has been chattering away about the FDA’s new changes to nutrition labels since Friday, with most of the talk revolving around the […]

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How a Man’s Fitbit May Have Helped Save His Life in Camden ER

There is never any shortage of crazy Fitbit news (remember that time $35,000 worth of counterfeit Fitbits were seized in Philly?), but this news takes […]

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The Checkup: The Brilliant Way to Work Wine Into All Your Workouts

• Who says you need to invest in a pair of dumbbells to get your at-home workout on? Wine bottles are the new weights, it […]

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Move Over, Tory Burch: Fitbits Might Actually Become Stylish Now Thanks to Public School

First, Fitbit partnered with Tory Burch to create stylish(ish) ways to wear your pedometer. Then, Apple teamed up with with Hermés to create the most wildly […]

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Move Over, Tory Burch: Fitbits Might Actually Become Stylish Now Thanks to Public School

First, Fitbit partnered with Tory Burch to create stylish(ish) ways to wear your pedometer. Then, Apple teamed up with with Hermés to create the most wildly […]

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The Checkup: Drunk Foods That Will Make You Feel Better Come Morning

• Because it’s Thirsty Thursday, and one too many margaritas — then a plate of nachos to the face — happens: Seven drunk foods that […]

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The Checkup: Is Your Seltzer Addiction Destroying Your Teeth?

• The question: Is your seltzer addiction destroying your teeth? The answer: Maybe a little, but probably not. Turns out, carbonic acid (that’s the stuff […]

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The Checkup: How to Make Buffalo Wings You Won’t Regret Eating

• The Super Bowl is headed our way, which means there are probably some Buffalo wings in your future. For some wings you won’t regret, […]

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Battle of the Fitness Trackers: Jawbone Sues Fitbit 

It’s not all love letters from David Sedaris in Fitness Tracker Land, there’s some drama, too: Last week, Jawbone filed a lawsuit against competitor Fitbit, […]

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Finally! Fitbit Jewelry We Actually Love

Ever since the wearable tech craze took hold, there’s been a breathless race amongst designers to create the most stylish product.  So far, nothing’s really caught on and designs […]

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The Checkup: Penn Researchers Uncover Why Your Fitbit Isn’t Helping You Achieve Your Goals

• If you’ve jumped on the fitness-tracker train, listen up: Researchers at Penn warn that your tracker may not actually help you achieve your health […]

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How Your Fitness Tracker Can Cause You to Gain Weight

The TODAY show had an interesting segment this morning about how fitness trackers like Fitbits can cause some users to gain weight. It’s a bit […]