Monday, January 28th, 2013 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Hot Topics, In the News, Weight Loss / Comments: more
Turn on the TV this time of year and you’ll likely be inundated with the latest “secret weapon” to successful weight loss. While it’s easy to get caught up in all the hype, it’s important to do a background check on a program or pill before spending your money.
While there are hundreds of plans out there promising instant results, here are some of the most popular we’ve been spotting:
Monday, January 21st, 2013 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Hot Topics / Comments: 1
By Melissa O’Shea, MS RD Contributing Blogger
This week Toby and I had the honor of attending a live twitter event through invitation only from our twitter pal and social media guru, Steve Green
. The event took place at The Lamb’s Club in NYC
(with executive Chef Geoffrey Zakarian
), in conjunction with the kick off to New York City’s Restaurant Week and to celebrate Norwegian Cruise…
line’s newest ship, Norwegian
Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Hot Topics, Kids, Meal Ideas, Recipes / Comments: more
From the hottest trends to delicious recipes to educating my kids about food, this has been a very exciting year! I’m lucky enough to be able to write about all these topics through various outlets including FoodNetwork.com Healthy Eats Blog
, Sears Fitstudio.com
and my own blog
. Here’s a look back some of my favorites.
Controversial food and nutrition topics come and go each year. In 2012 many folks
Monday, April 2nd, 2012 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Hot Topics, Weight Loss / Comments: more
The term “cheat day” refers to a day where you can binge on foods you typically wouldn’t eat— then go right back to your healthy lifestyle. Oftentimes folks designate one day a week (typically on the weekend) as their cheat day. Although some diet plans advocate such a day, as a registered dietitian I don’t and here’s why.
The definition of the word cheat is to violate the rules deliberately,…
Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Hot Topics / Comments: more
My cousin recently visited her doctor and was told she needed to lose weight and lower her cholesterol…
. The doctor’s advice on how to do so: stop cooking, eat out more often, and order portion-controlled meal plans. I just shook my head in disbelief in the terrible advice given (especially since my cousin’s on a budget). And I’m not alone—studies show that physicians significantly lack nutrition education