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The Best Nutrients To Feed Your Brain

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN This post was sponsored by the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED). All thoughts are my own. With my 3 kids heading back to school, I want to make sure to stock my pantry with foods that provide nutrients to feed their brains. It’s not just my kids’ brains, however, that need a little boost. With so much going on between work and family, I am so busy that I tend to forget things myself.…

34 Ways to Use Up Your Garden Produce

Monday, July 31st, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 0
By Daniel Preiato, RDN, Contributing Blogger There’s almost nothing better than sitting down for a meal made straight from your home garden. In the summer, many home gardeners have tomatoes and cucumbers out the wazoo. They may have so much that they struggle to use all their produce before it goes bad. Here are some great ways to use that fresh garden produce before it ends up in the compost bin. Ways to use Produce by

My New Cookbook: The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook

Monday, July 24th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: more
I am thrilled to announce the release of my second cookbook The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook: Easy and Wholesome Meals to Cook, Prep, Grab and Go by Rockridge Press on August 22, 2017. As you know, it’s easy to reach for frozen and microwavable meals when you’re short on time, but being too busy shouldn’t mean that you can’t have balanced and delicious meals. Learning how to meal prep properly…

Showcasing the Versatility of Greek Yogurt

Monday, July 10th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 0
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. My first cookbook, The Greek Yogurt Kitchen showcases the versatility of Greek yogurt is in a variety of recipes. You may dig into a cup of Greek yogurt for breakfast or grab a cup of at work,…

4 Things You May Not Know About Gut Health

Monday, June 5th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, In the News  /  Comments: 1
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger In the past few years, there has been a ton of emerging research on the topic of gut health. More specifically, researchers are looking into the healthy bacteria that live in our gut and how they might affect health. Quite a bit has been uncovered, and more information is being brought to the surface everyday. Here are four things that you may not know about gut health.
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  • 5 Foods To Beat Bloating

    Wednesday, April 12th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Nutrition & Health, Tips  /  Comments: more
    By Melissa O’Shea, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Some gas and bloating is normal – in fact 16-30% of people report bloating regularly. But if it’s getting to the point where your clothes don’t fit comfortably and it interferes with your everyday life, you may want to investigate the cause. While the culprit is different for everyone, food intolerances, eating large meals, eating too quickly, and carbonated…

    3 Citrus Hacks That Add Flavor, Not Calories

    Monday, April 3rd, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: more
    By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was sponsored by the Sunkist. Photos courtesy of Sunkist. All thoughts are my own. Did you know that citrus fruit are in season all year long? Luckily, many of these unheard of varieties (hello, pomelo!) are now available at your local grocery stores. Not sure which varieties to look for? This fabulous seasonality chart is a great resource to keep on hand. Filling your shopping cart with…

    Are You Losing Out With A Liquid Lunch?

    Thursday, March 30th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, Tips  /  Comments: more
    By Taylor D’Anna, RD, Contributing Blogger Step into any home-goods store and you will see displays for NutriBullets and Vitamix’s advertising the benefits of juicing. The idea seems perfect! Throw copious amounts of super foods into the blender and get a day’s worth of nutrients in your 10 ounce tumbler.  With claims to break down foods to their most absorbable state, help you power through your…

    The Best and Worst Foods for PMS

    Monday, March 27th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating  /  Comments: more
    By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report If you’re among the 85 percent (or more) of women who has at least one premenstrual syndrome symptom – think acne, fatigue, tender breasts, stomach discomfort, headaches, joint and muscle pain, mood swings and trouble concentrating – each month, you may be in the market for relief. Fortunately, there are foods you can eat – and…

    Myth Buster: Cereal

    Wednesday, March 1st, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
    By Alissa Fogelson, Contributing Blogger Take a minute and think about your childhood, watching TV and chowing down on some yummy Lucky Charms. If you were anything like me, you probably picked out all the marshmallows first and then sipped on some of that delicious sugar-filled milk. You wouldn’t do that now, though, would you? Instead, you probably enjoy a bowl of Smart Start cereal and think that you are making the…

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