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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

Win Lisa Johnson’s Fitness Videos

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby  /  Comments: more
Exercise does a mind and body good, but between work, family and social obligations, getting to the gym can sometimes feel like an impossible feat. Investing in a few workout DVDs is a great solution, especially if you’re in a time crunch. Finding 10 minutes in the morning or while dinner is cooking can be a lot easier when you don’t even have to leave the house. Meet Lisa Johnson
Lisa Johnson has been a personal trainer…

Announcing My Latest Publication!

Thursday, February 7th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby  /  Comments: 1
  I’m pleased to announce that the college-level textbook Food Science, An Ecological Approach is available for purchase. I was honored to be chosen to author chapter 7 titled “Milk, Cheese, and Dairy Replacements.” For more information on the book, check out Jones & Bartlett’s website.…

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