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Nutrient of Concern: Calcium

Monday, June 6th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Nutrition Basics  /  Comments: 0
By Rachel Green, contributing blogger Most Americans consume much less than the recommended amount of fruits, vegetables, dairy, whole grains, and seafood. One of the big issues with under consuming these food groups is that you do not take in all the nutrients you need. The latest Dietary Guidelines calls out 5 nutrients as a public health concern. One of these 5 nutrients is the mineral calcium. Based on a typical diet,…

College Eats: Healthy Late Night Snacking

Thursday, May 19th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0

By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger Whether you’re up late studying for the three exams you have the next day, or you’re trying to cram a semesters worth of information during finals week, it’s definitely stressful. Oftentimes when you’re stressed (like me!) the first thing you reach for is food. Here are some healthy tips and snacks that can help you make it through the night: Here are my three top tips that I…

5 Healthy Breakfasts In 5 Minutes (Or Less!)

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 1
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was sponsored by belVita who also provided the header image. The morning rush oftentimes gets you out the door without a healthy breakfast. Research, however, shows that there are numerous benefits to starting your day off right. Those who eat breakfast tend to have a more nutritious diet overall, have better concentration, sustained energy levels throughout the day, and may even…

Eating Healthy on a College Budget

Monday, April 18th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 1
By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger Being a college student with varying meal times each semester, it is hard to stick to a healthy eating plan. Here are four tips to combat those unhealthy habits: 1. Locate your local grocery stores. This one may seem like a given, but many students do not know where local grocery stores are located. Many times, as I have witnessed on my campus, students will frequent the local pharmacy…

My 5 Healthy Reasons to Enjoy Peanuts

Monday, April 11th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was sponsored by Planters Peanuts who also sent me samples.  Since I was a little girl, I’ve always adored peanuts. But as I got older I realized it’s not only the taste I love, but also the fact that these nuts (technically legumes) are brimming with good-for-you nutrients. Here are 5 reasons why peanuts can fit into your healthy eating plan and creative ways to enjoy them. #1: Plant-Based

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