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App Review: Whole Body Reboot

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 0

By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger We all have a tough time making healthy decisions. Perhaps you can’t resist a cone of ice cream while taking the kids out or you need those boardwalk fried Oreos. But, don’t fret! Registered dietitian Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD, author of Whole Body Reboot, has a great new app that can help you keep your body in shape and shed those unwanted extra pounds. What Is Whole Body Reboot?

High Fat Diet to Help Combat Medical Conditions

Monday, July 18th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Nutrition & Health  /  Comments: 1
By Valentine Reed-Johnson, RD, CDN, Contributing Blogger You may have seen a rise in marketing for full fat products, or maybe you have noticed the prevalence of avocados in restaurants. This recent trend is partially due to a wave of research supporting intake of good fats. However, you may be surprised to know that there is a medical diet out there which is, strangely enough, more focused on unhealthy fats. Ketogenic

5 Healthy Hummus Hacks

Thursday, July 14th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RDN, CDN This post was sponsored by Sabra Hummus. When was a girl, my summers were spent in Israel in the small town of Ashkelon where my mom is from. As my mom toted 5 kids with her from New York to Israel, hotels were not really an option so she rented a two-bedroom apartment where we lived among the locals. My mom and I visited the supermarket and farmers’ type market several times a week bringing…

Food Label: What’s Changed?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics  /  Comments: 1
On the left, the old label. On the right, the updated label By Sheridan Jonas, Contributing Blogger The nutrition facts label is getting a makeover. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set new requirements that will help consumers better understand the amounts of nutrients found in food products. Here’s what you should know about the changed and when you’ll start seeing them. Cosmetic Changes
The new design…

5 Excuses for Unhealthy Airport Eating and Why They Won’t Fly

Friday, July 1st, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report
Flight delays can occur due to weather, plane maintenance or, in my recent case traveling from Newark, New Jersey, to Monterey, California, an equipment failure. (The maintenance crew failed, too, by forgetting to put the tool back in the shed.) After more than four hours stuck shuttling between the airplane and airport, which eventually…

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