Healthy Eating

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The Checkup: The Perfect Pre-Workout Breakfast for Every Diet

• The struggle of finding the perfect pre-workout breakfast — one that’s not so heavy it weighs you down, but hefty enough to fuel your workout — […]

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Hallelujah! MOM’s Organic Market Opens Center City Store This Week

Center City-ites, I have some truly wonderful news to share with you. Ready? Okay. MOM’s Organic Market, also known as grocery-shopping heaven, is opening its […]

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The Checkup: The Gut-Friendly Ingredient That Totally Transforms a PB&J Sandwich

• Miso: The unexpected (and gut-friendly! Heyyy, daily dose of skin-boosting fermented food!) ingredient to add to your PB&J sandwich.  [Bon Appétit]

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Yay! This Health-Focused Fast-Casual Eatery Is Opening a 2nd Location

Real Food Eatery, the health-focused, build-your-own-bowl spot that was our pick for 2017’s Best Quick Serve in Philly, is expanding. Read more »

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5 Hangover Cures Philly Healthy-Eating Pros Swear By

Maybe you are a super responsible human who didn’t get swept up in the last-day-of-summer shenanigans yesterday. But if you did happen to get a […]

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The Checkup: How to Cleanse (Without Being Miserable)

• The word cleanse is pretty much always associated with deprivation: drink nothing but liquified kale, or cut all things sweet and good out of […]

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The Checkup: How to Turn Your Morning Dog Walk Into an Actual Workout

• Your most overlooked workout buddy might just be sitting at home on the couch: yup, your dog. Think about it: there’s no competition and no one to […]

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The Checkup: This 2-Ingredient Sandwich Condiment Packs a Serious Protein Punch

• For when you get tired of your worklunch go-tos (lookin’ at you, standing Sweetgreen order) it might be wise to dive in to the […]

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This Salad-Making Vending Machine Is Every Office Worker’s Dream Come True

Earlier today, I had a lunchtime crisis: My stomach was growling and I really wanted my go-to Sweetgreen salad for lunch, but I was in […]

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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: The Healthy Foods to Blame for a Bloated Belly

• If the last thing you want to worry about during your beach weekend is an uncomfortable bloated belly, you may want to steer clear […]

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Goodbye, Boring Veggie Wraps: 6 Philly Food Trucks Vegans Should Know About

Ah, food truck-lined streets: A grub-filled wonderland for most foodies, but for vegans, walking up to a window can be daunting. Dietary labels don’t always show up […]

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The Checkup: How This Common Weight-Loss Tactic Is Backfiring on You

• Just typing the words “counting calories” makes me die a little inside. It makes eating sound like … work. Yuck. And good news: Nutrition […]

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The Checkup: These Fridge Staples Are Totally Confusing Your Metabolism

• A new study published in Current Biology found that, not too surprisingly, foods that are both sweet and low-calorie (like, say, like yogurts with low-cal sweeteners […]

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The Checkup: The Sneaky Way Your Breakfast May Be Making You Pack on Pounds

• If you just chowed down on a big bowl of cereal, sorry to be the bearer of bad news: New research published in Nature […]