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The Checkup: The Seemingly Healthy Foods to Boot From Your Pantry, Stat

• If you load up on dried cranberries in your salads — because how bad can dried cranberries be? They’re berries! — you’re going to want […]

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The Checkup: Why You’re Bloated (And How to Deal) 

• Is there any worse feeling than that of your stomach expanding to the size of a mini basketball for reasons you can’t explain? No, probably […]

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6 Dos and Don’ts of New Year Dieting, According to a Philly Dietitian

It’s true: When it comes to the new year, there is new opportunity to make changes, large or small. But guess what? Every day can actually be […]

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2017’s Best Diets for Weight Loss, According to U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report just released its annual Best Diets Rankings, in which they rank the 38 most popular diets out there right now. […]

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The Checkup: The Classic Cold-Weather Mistake That’s Ruining Your Sleep 

• If you plan on going home tonight and curling up under your giant down duvet, buttoned up in flannel PJs, with your thermostat set to […]

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The Checkup: The Everyday Habits to Pick Up Now for Weight-Loss Success

• If one of your goals for 2017 has to do with weight loss, take note: These 19 everyday habits — from simply being kind to […]

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The Checkup: The Problem With Eating Avocado Toast for Breakfast

• According to dietitian Leslie Langevin, the ideal weight-loss breakfast includes protein, fiber and healthy fat. And avocado toast, my friends, doesn’t quite make the […]

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The Checkup: The Drink You Should Start Every Morning With (No, It’s Not Coffee)

• Lemon water is what’s UP. Not only is a great for your skin, drinking a warm cup of it first thing in the morning […]

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The Checkup: Nutrition Pros’ Favorite Post-Workout Supermarket Snacks

• You know when you hit Solidcore and then head to the supermarket, only to realize midway through shopping that you really need a post-workout […]

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The Checkup: The Science-Backed Argument for Eating a Giant Lunch

• A new study suggests that eating a big chunk of your calories for the day — we’re talking’ 50 percent of them — at lunchtime […]

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The Checkup: This Is Exactly How Much Fiber You Need Every Day

• If you’re looking to lose weight or banish bloat, you should probably start upping your fiber intake, registered dietitian Keri Fans says. The nutrient keeps […]

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One Simple Rule Science Says Will Help You Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

I rant about needing to save more money a lot. Like, so often that the minute my friends hear the sound “muh“ start to come […]

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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 […]

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Study Says This Is Probably the Least You’ll Weigh All Year

We’ve got some good or bad news for you. (It depends on how you look at it.) Here goes: According to recent research published in […]

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The Checkup: Research-Backed Ways to Save Big on Your Weekly Grocery Bill 

• Who else accidentally spends the entirety of their disposable income at the grocery store every weekend? No more: These research-backed grocery shopping tips — […]