Kara Wahlgren

Kara Wahlgren

Writer, editor, photographer.

Philly-area freelance writer specializing in health, fitness, nutrition, and personal finance. karawahlgren@gmail.com

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Mealprep article

10 Tips to Meal Prep Without Getting Bored

Keep meal-prep burnout from getting in the way of your healthy eating plan.

Tbb picky article

11 (Actually Helpful) Tips to Help Picky Kids Eat Healthier

Your kid probably won’t transform into a tiny Andrew Zimmern overnight, but you can at least add a few foods to his or her repertoire, which will make mealtime easier — and healthier — for everyone.

Negativecal article

Do “Negative Calorie" Foods Really Help You Lose Weight?

You’ve probably also heard the theory that certain foods are so low in calories that you burn more energy chewing and digesting them than you consumed in the first place. Is it too good to be true?

Cleansedetox article

Cleanse vs. Detox: What's the Difference?

It’s important to dig deeper to figure out the truth behind the hype.

Wlsuccess article

THIS is the Secret to Weight Loss Success

Here's how to add accountability to your weight-loss arsenal so it’s there when you need it.

Dietsoda article

What REALLY Happens When You Drink Diet Soda

Not only can diet soda sabotage your weight-loss efforts, it may also set you up for health risks down the road.

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Can’t Sleep? Try These Natural Remedies

Mix and match until you find the sleep solution that works best for you.

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Can Alcohol Keep You From Losing Weight?

Think twice before you reward yourself with a cold beer after a tough workout. Drinking can wreak havoc on your weight-loss efforts in more ways than one.

Tbb cookingterms article

A Guide to Cooking Terms for the Domestically Challenged

Here’s our handy guide to some common — and sometimes confusing — cooking terms, so you can win at adult-ing.

Tbb golden article

What Is Golden Milk?

Why are so many people suddenly drinking this turmeric-based concoction?

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8 Scents That May Help You Lose Weight

While you still have to do your part with healthy eating and regular exercise (there’s no fragrance that’ll make the pounds magically melt off), these scents could help you hit your weight-loss goals.

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Do the Pros of Virtual Doctor Visits Outweigh the Cons?

Virtual doctors let you skip the whole “going to” part of going to the doctor — but is it too good to be true? We talked to physicians to get you the 411.

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What You Need to Know About the New Nutrition Labels | Beachbody

At first glance, the updated nutrition labels might not look wildly different—aside from that jumbo-sized font on the calorie count—but there are a few key differences.

Holidayblues article

How to Beat the Holiday Blues - The Beachbody Blog

It’s no surprise that some people find themselves feeling anything but holly-jolly this time of year. If you find yourself in a blue mood, here’s how to get your holiday spirit back.

Blenders article

The Best Smoothie Blenders for Any Budget - The Beachbody Blog

Beachbody asked me to put numerous ones to the test to see which was the best smoothie blender when it came to value, appearance, and of course, performance.