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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…

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…

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