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A Taste of Salt

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 0
By Kimberly Visioni, MS, RD, LDN Contributing Blogger Have you ever been described as “the salt of the earth”? This is quite the compliment, as it refers to the great value salt has had among many civilizations and cultures throughout history. In fact, the word “salary” is derived from “salt” because it was historically used for trade and currency. To this day, this revered mineral continues to play a major…

Get Your Daily Dose of Omega-3s- Without a Pill

Thursday, October 13th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, Nutrition Basics  /  Comments: 0
  By Jennifer Senecal, M.S. For much of the 90s, “fat” was a dirty word, but today we know better. Fat is a necessary part of the human diet and a part of our cells. The body makes several types of fat, but others, like omega-3 fatty acids, are ‘essential’ because we cannot make them in the body. Instead, we must eat ‘essential’ fats. These powerhouse polyunsaturated fats are major nutrition multitaskers,…

Healthy Eats: College Fast Food Edition

Monday, August 22nd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 0
By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger It’s back to school for many college students, but those college campus streets are lined with fast food restaurants targeting students.  With these popular joints around, the dining halls are usually the last resort for food. However, these fast food restaurants often promote unhealthy food items that can contribute to the “freshman 15,” or unhealthy weight gain throughout…

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

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