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Enjoy Avocado Sans Injuries

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby  /  Comments: 0
By Tyffanie Ammeter, MS, Guest Blogger Have you ever heard of avocado hand? This absolutely real phenomenon refers to the hand injuries that occur when trying to get the slippery pit out of an avocado’s soft green flesh, resulting in damaged nerves and tendons. The injuries have become so frequent and severe that the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons has suggested adhering a…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 17 from Marisa Moore

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby, Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 1
We are in the midst of National Nutrition Month and the healthy tips keep coming! Today’s tip is courtesy of a very talented registered dietitian, Marisa Moore. Her tip talks about a very important activity we tend to let slide – sleeping.   Get Enough Sleep   Often overlooked, sleep is one of the best things you can do for your body. Even if you’re eating well and exercising, skimping on sleep…

Ingredient Spotlight: Hemp Seeds

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby  /  Comments: 0

By Stella  Sarkisyan, Contributing Blogger Did you know Buddha reportedly ate hemp seeds during a fast of enlightenment? It’s no wonder as these small, nutty-flavored super seeds boast a long resume of nutritious ingredients. After a temporary ban, hemp foods are making a comeback in the health food section with hemp seeds leading the way. What Are Hemp Seeds?
Brought to America in the 1600’s by the Pilgrims,…

Win This Shiloh Farms Gift Basket!

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby  /  Comments: more
One afternoon I was sitting in front of my computer working and needed a good snack to munch on. I remembered a homemade trail mix Shiloh Farms had distributed at a recent media event I attended. It was so delicious that I needed to know more about them. After doing my research, I’m happy to report that Shiloh Farms products are truly high quality and made from real, wholesome ingredients. About Shiloh Farms

Celebrating National Registered Dietitian Day

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby  /  Comments: more
By Gail Watson, contributing blogger March is National Nutrition Month, and Wednesday March 13, is Registered Dietitian Day. Registered dietitians (RD) around the country commit themselves to improving the health of their clients and communities. Registered Dietitian Day gives us a chance to herald the hard work and dedication of the amazing people who do this good work every day. Recognizing 5 Registered Dietitians

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