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Philly Marathon Training: How to Tell If You’re Eating Enough Carbs

I’m going to state the obvious here, but running a marathon and half marathon are very different than running a 5K or 10K. I’m not talking about […]

Business

Here Are the Philadelphia Region’s 25 Highest-Paid Women

Following a recent ranking of the region’s highest-paid executives overall, the Philadelphia Business Journal has compiled a list of the region’s 25 highest-paid women executives […]

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The Seed Breakdown: Demystifying the Overwhelming Seed Aisle

It’s hard to open your Instagram feed without smoothies bowls smothered in hemp seeds and chia seeds and pumpkin seeds and … SO. MANY. SEEDS […]

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The Checkup: 3 Surprising Foods You Think Are Healthier Than They Really Are

• What do granola bars, coconut oil, and frozen yogurt all have in common? Well, my friends, they are three foods you probably think are […]

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5 Things You Do That Make Your Vegetables Ridiculously Unhealthy

First off, kudos to you for eating vegetables. As children, many of us did not appreciate the pile of green or orange stuff our plates. […]

City Life

Philly Students Audited Their Own School Lunches

Scarfing down a fattening, stomach-churning lunch every day used to be seen as a normal part of going to public school in America, as much as riding the bus […]

Business

SmartPlate that Detects Nutrition Facts of Food Completes $100,000 Kickstarter

When I spoke to Anthony Ortiz on Thursday, he couldn’t help being a little nervous. His company’s $100,000 Kickstarter campaign sat at $96,258 with just three days to go. […]

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Broad Street Run Training: How to Fuel Up for Long Runs and the Big Race

I ran my first Broad Street Run in 1982; there were only 2,088 finishers in the race’s third year. The Broad Street Run has grown […]

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Philadelphia International Airport Ranked Among Healthiest Airports in the Country

I have never thought of the Philadelphia International Airport as a healthy-food destination. I always eat before heading to the airport, but if my flight […]

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The Checkup: 10 Bad Habits That Make Cravings Worse

• If you’re about to spend the rest of your day craving the gooey cake above, read this pronto. [Huffington Post]

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The Checkup: Rules for What to Eat (and Not to Eat) Before a Run

• Last week at our Philly 10K training run with Philadelphia Runner, three different people asked me for advice about what they should eat before […]

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5 Scary Facts About Americans’ Eating Habits

In case you needed any more proof that our country’s eating habits are less than stellar, we’ve found it: Shape excerpted some of the most […]

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To Do: Get Your Sports-Nutrition Questions Answered at Philadephia Runner Tomorrow

Exercise and good nutrition go together like peanut butter and jelly: Yeah, sure, you could just have one or the other, but once you put […]

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Get a Pre-Holiday Body Reboot with Unite Fitness’s Clean Eating Challenge

November brings to mind thoughts of pie, stuffing and creamy mashed potatoes. With so many delicious indulgences to look forward to, why even think about […]

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Foods That Make You Happy—Literally!

You know when you get a taste of a perfectly ripe avocado and your heart fills with joy? Like, pure food-heaven joy? Well, it turns […]