Healthy Eating

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The Checkup: 5 Time-Tested Food Rules Worth Following

• Almost every day, a new study comes out about what we should and shoudn’t eat. It can all become a bit much to keep track of. But […]

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Whole Foods Is Celebrating World Vegetarian Day With a Sweet $1 Sale

Kale lovers, listen up! As of today, and through Tuesday, October 3rd, Whole Foods is slinging bunches of the beloved (and somewhat buzzy) leafy green for $1. It’s […]

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The Checkup: The Protein-Packed Dinner Staple You’re Better Off Buying Frozen

• There’s something about the frozen aisle that just feels less fresh than it’s non-frozen counterparts. But as Bon Appetit points out, when it comes to […]

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The Checkup: When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Go Commando

• Going commando, despite what your mother may have told you, isn’t always a bad idea. Your lady parts need a little breathing room every […]

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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 Checkup: The Surprising Food Swap That Could Ease Your Anxiety

• We’re all aware that the foods we eat can impact how we feel physically and emotionally, right? But would you ever guess that eating more carbs and less protein could […]

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Lunch Envy: Our 5 Favorite Healthy Lunch Bowls in Philly Right Now

Say goodbye to your sad, wilting lunch salads. Philly is bursting with grab-and-go bowls to line up with your healthy-eating plans. Warning: Drooling co-workers guaranteed.

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The Checkup: There’s HOW Much Sugar in a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte?!

• GUYS, a grande pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks has — wait for it — 50 grams of sugar. FIFTY. To put that into perspective, […]

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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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A Diet of Soylent Is My Worst Nightmare — Why Are People Into It?

One day not too long ago, in a late-night Instagram spiral that landed me on the page of a local vegan chef, I spotted, somewhere down […]

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The Checkup: This Inflammation-Fighting Superstar Is the New Turmeric

• Turmeric has gotten its fair share of attention for fighting inflammation, which is related to everything from acne to cancer, but it seems we’ve […]

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The Checkup: The Best Deli Sandwich Picks, According to a Nutritionist

• Sometimes, all you want for lunch is a sandwich from the deli on the ground floor of your office building. (The heart wants what […]

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8 Things to Know Before You Shop Center City’s New MOM’s Organic Market

For some, grocery shopping is akin to going to the dentist or cleaning the shower: An unpleasant but necessary task. (Less necessary now that you […]

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The Checkup: The Daily Exercise You Should Be Doing (But Aren’t)

• We hear you: You’ve already penciled all your workouts for the week into your calendar. (And we applaud you.) Still, there’s one type of exercise […]

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The Checkup: The Brilliant Cooking Trick to Conquer Days Worth of Dinners at Once

• There are some things in life that are just really, really difficult. To name a few: Not drunk-texting exes, leaving Whole Foods without at […]