Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in clinical nutrition and dietetics from New York University. She is also a Certified Dietitian Nutritionist by the state of New York.
Toby is the founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition where she provides nutrition and food safety consulting services for various entities. She is a nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com where she writes for their Healthy Eating Blog and helps develop content and analyze the nutrition information for recipes. Toby is also the nutrition advisor for Sears’ FitStudio where she oversees the nutrition content and contributes nutrition articles to the FitStudio community.
For the past 2 years, she is a member of the National Dairy Council’s Lactose Intolerance Speakers Bureau and is a nutrition consultant for seasons 2, 3 and 4 of Bobby Deen’s show Not My Mama’s Meals airing on Cooking Channel. She is a contributor to U.S. News & World Report Eat + Run, has a monthly “Ask the Expert” column in Today’s Dietitian Magazine and is a contributor to Sears’ Grilling is Happiness. In 2012, Toby authored a chapter in the college textbook Food Science, An Ecological Approach (2013) titled “Milk, Cheese, and Dairy Replacements.”
She has extensive online experience and was the Director of Nutrition for DietTV.com, an online weight loss community. For 13 years, she taught aspiring chefs about nutrition, food safety and restaurant management at The Art Institute of New York City. Toby has done private nutrition counseling in Bronx, New York focusing on childhood obesity. Since 2010, she has been an adjunct professor at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Toby has written extensively and her publications list includes The All New Joy of Cooking (under Know Your Ingredients), where she helped compile information on over 300 foods. She was also a reviewer of the Jewish cultural food section of the web-based Nutrition Care Manual, which is compiled by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to help guide practitioners and Cultural Food Practices also published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Other writing samples can be viewed here.
She has appeared in a variety of media outlets including The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Woman’s World Magazine, Today’s Dietitian Magazine, CNN.com, Good Morning America Health, Good Day New York (WNYW Fox5 NY), Self Magazine, Us Weekly Magazine, WebMD, Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, The New York Daily News, Fitness Magazine, and several articles published on Scripps Howard Foundation Wire.