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6 Quick and Easy Pre-Workout Snacks

Friday, March 7th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Fitness, Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: more
When I don’t eat properly before my workout, my energy dwindles and performance suffers leaving me frustrated. Now, before I hit the tennis courts or lift weights, I make it a point to fuel properly. It’s really amazing how eating the right foods before a workout can make all the difference in the world. Timing Counts!
Many of us exercise early in the morning, during lunchtime or right after work. This usually means…

Getting Your Protein the Vegetarian Way

Friday, February 28th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Nutrition Basics  /  Comments: 0
By Catherine Cioffi, RD Contributing blogger The type of protein you choose to eat has become a hot topic in America. According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, adults should focus on lean protein, from a variety of sources. This can include lean cuts of poultry and meat, and fish. The guidelines also encourage “plant-based” proteins for both vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Plant-Based Proteins

Choosing Gluten-Free Snacks for Kids

Monday, September 16th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Kids  /  Comments: 1
As another hectic school year kicks off, you may be reminded that snacking is an essential part of your daily routine. The snack choices available vary in nutritional value and taste, especially when it comes to gluten-free options. Luckily, with more food companies creating gluten-free products, delicious and nutritious gluten-free snacking is easier than you think. Smart Shopping Tips
If your child has celiac…

5 Healthy Brown Bag Lunch Ideas

Monday, September 9th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger It’s back to school time and although I don’t have any kids, something tends to kick in around September signaling the end of lazy days and time to get back on a pattern.   This pattern includes eating fewer lunches out and searching for exciting brown bag options to bring to the office. Plan Ahead
The key to eating healthy regularly is planning ahead.  Toby outlined some…

Healthy Eating on the Boardwalk

Thursday, August 15th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
  By Catherine Cioffi, BS, Contributing Blogger For many people, summer means beach time. For me, that beach has always been the Jersey Shore. Along with the sun and surf, the boardwalk is also an essential part of a beach vacation at the Jersey Shore. Some go to the boardwalk for the rides, others go for the games, and everyone goes to enjoy the food. But many of these delicious boardwalk treats are loaded with calories…