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The Checkup: The 50/25/25 Plate Rule That Makes Weight Loss Way Easier 

• Figuring out what your plate should look like when you’re trying to shed pounds can be confusing. But the dietitian-backed 50/25/25 rule — which […]

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The Checkup: The Case for Drinking Ice-Cold Water (Hint: Your Waistline Will Thank You)

• The argument for filling your work water cup up with ice cubes? Sipping on cold water forces your body to work harder to warm […]

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The Checkup: The Carbs Chart That Makes Weight Loss Way Less Complicated 

• Trying to lose weight? The Hierarchy of Carbs, a chart designed by a dietitian after he got a bazillion questions from clients about which carbs […]

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The Weight-Related Comment We All Need to Quit Casually Throwing Around

When I was 19 years old, I took a year off of school and worked the graveyard shift at a diner. One night, around 3 […]

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The Checkup: The Best Drugstore Skincare Finds, According to Dermatologists

• Confession: I spend roughly 87 percent of my disposable income on skincare products from Sephora and Kiehl’s. That might soon change thanks to this dermatologist-approved […]

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The Checkup: How to Trick Yourself Into Working Out More 

• Fact: mind games are not just for Tinder. Sometimes, you’ve got to play them with yourself. Case in point: This science-backed trick to convince […]

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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 […]