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The Checkup: The Simple Exercise Tweak to Boost the Benefits of Your Workout

• According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, working out in groups offers some serious added benefits to your […]

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The Checkup: 3 Pitfalls Preventing You From Reaching Your Fitness Goals

• While creating fitness goals is a great idea, choosing unattainable fitness goals — like hitting a way lower number on the scale than you’re currently at […]

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Make: The Creamy Farro Recipe That Will Satisfy Your Pizza Cravings

I pretty much eat everything at this point, but not naming pizza as my favorite food would be a giant lie of omission. Since pizza […]

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Nooooo: Your Taste Buds Are Sabotaging Your Waistline, Study Says

Not sure why you’re packing on pounds? A new study suggests that the answer to your weight gain woes might lie your taste buds. This study, published in the Journal […]

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The Checkup: The Major Mistake You’re Making With Lemon Water

• You’ve probably got a pretty potent anti-aging ingredient lying on your kitchen counter: Lemons. According to functional medicine doctor Taz Bhatia, Vitamin C is a key ingredient […]

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The Checkup: The 5-Minute Breakfast to Master If You Always Skip Breakfast

• There’s something very intimidating about the thought of preparing a poached egg at home, but in reality, it’s a really simple dish to make. […]

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The Checkup: 5 Fast-Food Breakfasts You Won’t Regret Eating

• Confession: In 2012, my New Year’s resolution was this: Stop eating McDonald’s breakfast sandwiches (REALLY!). Because I freakin’ love McDonald’s egg and cheese biscuit […]

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5 Foods a Health and Fitness Editor Has in the Fridge at All Times

After years of writing about health and wellness for a living, I have both read and received first-hand a ton of advice on what I should be […]

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The Checkup: Why You Should Make Your Bed Every Morning

• My commitment to my morning routine is often overruled by my commitment to “just one more minute of sleep, PLEASE.”  But one thing I […]

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The Checkup: The Common Everyday Lunch Habit You Need to Break

• Research shows that less than 20 percent of us step away from our desks for lunch. The bad news? Despite our best intentions (read: […]

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Salads and Grain Bowls Galore: Just Salad Announces 2nd Philly Location

Avocado-toast addicts, rejoice: Just Salad, the NYC-based chain — which, along with salad, slings items like avocado toast, smoothies, grain bowls, and more — just unveiled […]

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The Checkup: How to Navigate the Always-Growing Yogurt Aisle

• Back in the day, choosing a yogurt was simple — Dannon or Yoplait? Then Greek yogurt hit the scene and we were all excited about […]

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The Salad Mistake You’re Probably Making

Let’s be honest: How many sad-desk lunch salads have you eaten dry, as in no salad dressing, because you were told that it’s healthier? Well, […]

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The Checkup: This Brilliant Trick Will Change the Way You Make Pasta

• Pasta lovers (so, everyone?), rejoice! The secret to concocting a super-creamy Alfredo-like pasta dish without cream, while also adding a serious protein punch? Hummus, folks. And chances […]

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Why the Size of Your Breakfast Matters, According to New Research

There are a couple of questions that cross my mind nearly every day. The first is: I wonder if Kanye West and Jay Z have […]