Healthy Eating

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How to Salvage Wilted Salad Greens Instead of Throwing Them Away

Two weekends ago, I went to yoga at Rebel in Chestnut Hill, and I couldn’t resist hitting up the weekend farmers’ market down the street […]

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The Checkup: The Happy Hour Mistake That Could Be Poisoning You

• Attention, all Moscow mule lovers: The Instagram-worthy copper mug holding your favorite delicious happy hour cocktail may be poisoning you. As public health officials recently pointed out, copper […]

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The Checkup: How Much Protein Do You Really Need Every Day? 

• Chances are, if you you’re overdoing it on the protein front. While the era of Paleo diets and healthified jerky all over the place […]

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The Checkup: The New Food Label to Have on Your Radar

• Glyphosate, a chemical that’s used to kill weeds and is identified by the World Health Organization as a possible human carcinogen, might be lurking in […]

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10 Cool Adult Lunch Boxes You’ll Actually Want to Carry to Work

  Raise your hand if you’ve spent way more money on Sweetgreen than you’d like to admit. We’re with you. We’re thinking it’s time we stop […]

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12 Philly Fitness and Foodie Openings to Be Excited About Now

Guys, good news for all of you who are bored with your workout and lunch-salad spots: It has been quite the busy season for Philly’s […]

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The Checkup: How to Fall Asleep When You Can’t Shut Your Brain Off 

• We all have those unbearable nights when we can’t seem to shut our brains off no matter how freakin’ hard we try. But, because […]

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The Checkup: How to Indulge Your Cravings Without Wrecking Your Diet

• Yes, you can have your cake and eat it, too, without completely undoing your diet. The key? Stick to a cheat meal, rather than […]

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The Checkup: The Drink You Should Really Be Reaching for After Hard Workouts

• We all know water is key when it comes to post-workout hydration — but did you know milk can also be a good thing […]

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The Checkup: How You’re Accidentally Torpedoing the Effects of Your Healthy Diet 

•  If you reach for a sports drink with your healthy, protein-packed dinner, you’re going to want read this: A new study, published in BMC […]

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The Checkup: The Overlooked Sleep Mistake That’s Sabotaging Your Skin

• If the last time you bought a new pillow was before Kim Kardashian met Kris Humpries, you might want to head to the store […]

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The Checkup: How to Keep Your Starbucks Iced-Drink Fix Under 100 Calories

• Move over Caramel Macchiato: Starbucks has got a whole lineup of healthier iced drink options to combat the heat that won’t send you into […]

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Get $2 Lunch Salads at Just Salad Today

GUYS, consider this your friendly reminder to cancel your lunch plans for today because you have a much more important lunchtime obligation. You know that NYC-based […]

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The Checkup: New Study Links Artificial Sweeteners to Weight Gain 

• If you opt for Splenda in your coffee as a way to cut back on calories in the hopes of losing weight, a new […]

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8 Things I’ve Noticed Since I Kicked Added Sugar

About a month ago, I decided to take on a weeklong sugar-free challenge, ridding my diet of all added sugars, including good ol’ fashioned cane sugar […]