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Nooooo: Your Taste Buds Are Sabotaging Your Waistline, Study Says

Not sure why you’re packing on pounds? A new study suggests that the answer to your weight gain woes might lie your taste buds. This study, published in the Journal […]

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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 […]

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How Being a Slave to Your Alarm Could Be Sabotaging Your Waistline

We’ve all been beat over the head with the news headlines and Arianna Huffingtons of the world screaming the same thing at us: “SLEEP IS […]

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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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The Checkup: How a Dusty House Can Mess With Your Waistline (Nooooo!)

• Turns out all that dust floating around your house isn’t just making you sneeze, it could also be messing with your waistline. A new study, […]

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The Checkup: The Daily Addiction to Ditch If You’re Trying to Lose Weight

• Checking your weight seven times a day — or even once a day — isn’t doing you any good or giving you an accurate read […]

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The Checkup: 6 Trader Joe’s Gems Every Lazy Cook Should Have

• Let’s be honest: The number-one reason I eat out way more often than I should is simple — because I’m lazy. Chances are, you […]

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Making This Sleep Mistake Is Bad News for Your Waistline, New Research Shows

It happens to the best of us: You tell yourself you’ll just watch one more episode of The Fall (so good, amirite?) before bed, only […]

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Study: Your Spouse’s Bad Habits Can Make You Fat Even If You Grew Up With Healthy Habits

The first winter that I was dating my now-husband, I found by February that my pants didn’t fit so great. It was easy to see […]

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The Secrets of People Who Don’t Gain Weight

The other day, I was on the elevator, making my way out of the Philly Mag offices to head to lunch. On the way down, two […]

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Yikes: Having a Beer Belly Seriously Ups Risk of Death, New Research Shows

Beer bellies are bad news, a new study shows. According to The New York Times, new research from a national study of over 15,000 adults, […]

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New Study: The Later You Go to Bed, the Fatter You Are

Welp, this makes me feel better about my grandma-style bedtime of 9 p.m. sharp: A new study published in the October issue of Sleep suggests […]

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The Bad News About City Living and Belly Fat

If you live on a busy street with lots of traffic noise (hello, Broad Street dwellers), I’ve got some bad news for you: A new […]

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Bradley Cooper Ate HOW Many Calories a Day to Bulk Up for His New Role?!

  Get ready to gasp, you guys: To bulk up for his role as a Navy SEAL in the upcoming film American Sniper, Philly’s own Bradley […]