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City Life

Penn Medicine to Stop Serving Sugary Drinks at Its Facilities

Penn Medicine does not want to buy the world a Coke — or sell it one, either. The University of Pennsylvania healthcare system has announced […]

City Life

The Soda Tax Has Had a Huge Impact on Philly’s Soda-Drinking Habits, Suggests New Study

The so-called Philadelphia Soda Tax has had a huge impact on the way that Philadelphians consume soda and other sugary beverages. That’s according to a […]

Be Well Philly

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 […]

Be Well Philly

New Research Will Make You Question All Your Drink Choices 

If you’re planning on drinking anything aside from water today, you’re going to take note of three studies that came to our attention this morning. […]

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City Life

The Soda Tax Went Into Effect, and People Are Freaking Out About It

We knew it was coming. And yet, maybe predictably so, a social media storm is erupting over Philly’s brand new soda tax, which went into […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: The Best Picks in the Trader Joe’s Cheese Section 

• Every time I go to Trader Joe’s I am tempted by the cold case that seems to be literally overflowing with cheesy goodness. But […]

Be Well Philly

Would This New Philly Policy Get You to Ditch Your Soda Addiction?

Our friends over on Citified have been keeping folks up to date on what’s going on with of Mayor Jim Kenney’s proposed soda tax, which would add […]

Be Well Philly

The Real Takeaway from Big Soda’s Promise to Cut Sugar

There were two pieces of good news this week, and—surprise!—they both had to do with sugar.