Healthy Eating

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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 […]

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The Best Grab-and-Go Post-Workout Meals in Philly, According to Fitness Trainers

Finding a healthy, well-balanced and filling post-workout meal can be tricky — especially when that post-workout hunger (okay, hanger) hits and clouds your judgment. To help […]

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10 Recipes to Trick Yourself Into Eating More Vegetables

It’s a simple fact: Vegetables are good for us. But we can’t be the only ones who sometimes make it through a full day only […]

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The Healthy Eater’s Guide to Reading Terminal Market

Reading Terminal Market is every foodie’s dream. But what about us healthy foodies? Navigating past Beiler’s donuts, candy shops, Amish bakeries and Bassett’s ice cream […]