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Choosing A Diet Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult, Drexel Nutrition Doc Says

Just about every week there’s a new study out on what you should or shouldn’t eat. Dr. Stella Volpe, Chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at Drexel University says make it easy, start with just two changes.

09/10/2014

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And The 2014 Unhealthiest Restaurant Items In America Are…

Spoiler alert: The Cheesecake Factory serves three of the nine ‘winners.’

07/30/2014

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Could Coffee Help Improve Your Workout?

Coffee has also been linked to other health benefits like increased circulation and improved memory.

07/09/2014

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Weightlifters Burn More Calories During Balance Of The Day

It is a fascinating concept but people who lift weights to stay in condition actually burn calories when they’re just sitting around.

06/26/2014

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Smart Cup Tracks Your Calories So You Don’t Have To

The Vessyl is a normal looking cup, with an extraordinary feature: it knows exactly what is in it at all times.

06/16/2014

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Famed Philly Confection Makes List Of ‘Highest Calorie Foods In The World’

Philadelphia’s Flying Monkey bakery is famous for its Pumpple Cake, but have you ever wondered how many calories are in a slice?

03/31/2014

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Put Down The Cookie: Study Shows Too Much Sugar Could Be Killing You

While scientists have previously shown high sugar intake ups a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease, the new study is the first to link sugar consumption to death.

02/11/2014

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Lose It! App

The Lose It! app sets a daily calorie budget to help you meet your weight loss goals, while tracking your steps and weekly intake.

01/22/2014

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Study: Restaurant Meals Still High In Calories, Lacking In Nutrition

New research out of Philadelphia shows that a meal at a sit-down restaurant may be just as bad — or worse — for your health than eating fast food.

01/14/2014

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Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker App

With a database of over 3 million foods, the Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker app makes it easy to keep track of what you take in.

11/20/2013

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Study: On Average, Americans Are Eating 23 Pounds Of Cheese Per Year

According to information from “The Changing American Diet: A Report Card,” that C- the USA earned in the Dairy category must stand for cheese.

10/17/2013

Diet Myths

Study: 2 Large Meals A Day Leads To More Weight Loss Than 6 Small Meals

A new study has found that eating two large meals a day, rather than six small meals, leads to more weight loss.

06/25/2013

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Study: People Consume More Calories When Drinking Alcohol

According to a study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, people consume more calories on days they drink than on days when they don’t imbibe.

04/15/2013

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Health: Diet App Leads To Weight Loss For Team of Philadelphia Radio Personalities

A handy and high tech way to help you keep your New Year’s resolution to lose weight. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on a popular diet app, that’s being used by a team of Philadelphia radio personalities.

01/03/2013

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A Diet For Thanksgiving

Any diet plan is a lifetime effort – which includes holidays!

11/21/2012

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