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The Checkup: The Magic Numbers for Seeing Gym Results, According to a Pro

• 20 to 60 minutes: That’s how much time you need to invest in fitness each day if you want to see actual gym results, […]

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The Checkup: The Secret Ingredient That Transforms Scrambled Eggs

• Some — and by some, I mean my mother and my boyfriend — call me the Scrambled Egg Queen. But this title doesn’t come […]

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Chef Rich Landau’s Top Tips for Upping Your Healthy-Cooking Game

You might call Rich Landau, the chef behind Philly’s always-packed vegetable-focused restaurants Vedge and V Street, along with the new vegan fast-food concept Wiz Kid, the […]

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The Checkup: How to Effectively Say No to People (So You Don’t Lose Your Mind)

• I have a post-it note on my computer that says “Stop saying yes to shit you hate!” It is there as a visual cue […]

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5 Sunday Cooking Habits to Prep for an Awesome (Healthier!) Week 

Fact: A little planning goes a long way when it comes to keeping your healthy-eating game strong throughout the week. Below, five simple habits to […]

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The Checkup: Your Science-Backed Excuse to Drink More Red Wine This Winter

• In the best news ever, red wine — and non-alcoholic picks like green tea, apples, cocoa and more — contains flavonoids, and research shows that folks […]

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Cook Like a Pro: Philly Chefs Share Their Favorite Healthy Recipes

Let’s face facts: We can’t all be born veggie-transforming culinary wizards like Vedge’s Rich Landau and Honeygrow’s David Katz — but we can learn a […]

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Brains Behind Feast Pop-Up Dinners Now Offering BYOB Cooking Classes

Finding drool-worthy healthy food can be hard; making your own drool-worthy healthy food can be even harder. But sometimes all we want to do is make […]

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The Checkup: Are Avocado Brownies Good Or Gross? (You Know You’ve Wondered)

• Swapping avocado for butter in a brownie recipe cuts calories BIG time. But — because we know you’re wondering — does the end result taste […]

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Recipe: Lighter (And More Delicious!) Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is a make-ahead, crowd-pleasing healthy option for a back to school party or potluck. Do I sense some raised eyebrows? I’m not referring […]

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How to Get a Copy of the Brand New Be Well Philly Print Issue

As we were VERY excited to tell you guys over on Instagram last week: Our 2016 Be Well Philly print issue is here! Folks who […]

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Recipe: Protein-Packed Chicken and Asparagus Summer Soup

This is one of the freshest tasting soups I’ve had in a long time. With spicy radish and bright lemon, not to mention the seasonal […]

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Healthy Cooks: You Need to Stock Your Freezer With This One Thing

The only thing I appreciate more than a trick to make it look like I washed my hair without actually washing my hair (praise you, […]

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Where to Learn How to Whip Up Healthy Meals Like a Philly Pro (From Philly Chefs!) Next Month 

Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock, you’ve probably seen us wax poetic about Be Well Philly Boot Camp — our wonderful ladies-only day of ALL things […]

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The Checkup: Three Common Eating Mistakes That Cause Weight Gain

• These common eating mistakes, which lead to weight gain in even the healthiest of folks, have nothing to do with what you’re eating  but, […]