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Winter Break Eats For College Students

Friday, December 15th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 0
By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger College students often associate winter break with the holiday season, indulging in mom’s home cooked meals, grazing on many hors d’oeuvres, and packing our plates with casseroles. However, it is still important to put your health first this winter season. Instead of reaching for that eggnog, follow these simple tips to eat healthfully this winter:
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  • How I Overcame “Grill-Phobia” and How You Can, Too

    Tuesday, November 28th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 1
    Guest contributor, Keith-Thomas Ayoob, EdD, RD, FAND Disclosure: Both Toby and I are part of the Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner Beef Expert Bureau. We have been compensated for our time commitment. However, all opinions are entirely our own and we have not been paid to publish positive comments. If you have a house with a backyard, grilling meat is sort of a mandatory activity, especially for men, but, true…

    Should You Buy Electrolyte-Enhanced, Nutrient-Enhanced and Alkaline Waters?

    Tuesday, November 14th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics  /  Comments: 0
    By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  You’d think buying bottled water would be simple. But today, it’s just as confusing as choosing a type and brand of yogurt, bread or frozen food. You can now find electrolyte-enhanced, pH-balanced, nutrient-enhanced and flavored waters lining store shelves. With some of the specialty waters costing a pretty penny, should…

    The Best and Worst Juices for Your Health

    Tuesday, November 7th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Nutrition & Health  /  Comments: 1
    By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  When I was a girl, there was always a glass of orange juice on the breakfast table. Fast-forward 30 years and, for many people, that same glass is not only absent, but shunned. This jump from one extreme to the other has much to do with the “s” word  sugar. Yes, juice contains sugar, but you can enjoy it as a healthy and guiltless part…

    Using Greek Yogurt As a Substitute

    Monday, September 25th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: more
    By Toby Amidor, MS, RD I have partnered with Dannon to help promote Oikos. I have been compensated for my time commitment to review Oikos. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments. Greek yogurt is more versatile than you may realize. It can be used as an ingredient in both sweet and savory dishes. Although you can substitute the exact amount of cream cheese, mayonnaise…

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