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Soda In Moderation?

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, In the News  /  Comments: 0
By Valentine Reed-Johnson, RD, CDN, Contributing Blogger Should some foods be avoided at all costs, or dare I say it, banned? In 2006, in the ever so forward thinking New York City, Mayor Bloomberg banned restaurants from using trans fats. After such a momentous moment, Bloomberg wanted to continue his health crusade with the removal of the “Big Gulp.” Soda companies swiftly averted the proposed ban by financing…

Debunking the Trend: Vegan Diet

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, In the News, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 0

By Guest Blogger, Sheridan Jonas The New Year sparks new resolutions. For some, this may mean diet plans. Instead of getting caught up in rules and restrictions, find out how the latest diet trends stack up. In the next five weeks, I’ll be discussing the most popular diets. This week, here is a look into the Vegan Diet. What is a Vegan Diet?
Vegan diets eliminate any foods that come from animals. Restricting meat, fish,…

A Look Back at 2014

Thursday, January 1st, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics  /  Comments: 1
When I was in college, my mom took me to the public library to research up and coming occupations. The article we read predicted that nutritionist would be a growing field. Whomever authored that article was right on the money. Nutrition has becoming a top trending field and buzzword in the media. The year 2014 was filled with trends, fads, new studies, and a plethora of information on this wildly popular topic. As a writer…

Trendy Food Labels…Are They Worth It?

Monday, November 17th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Hot Topics  /  Comments: 1
By Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Every company seems to be labeling their foods with some buzzword in an attempt to grab shoppers’ attention (and maybe make a few extra bucks). Oftentimes, we tend to equate those words with something that’s better for us. With so many of these buzzwords floating around, it’s hard to know if the food really is the healthiest choice. To help clear up the confusion, here’s…

Going Vegan? Read This First.

Monday, September 29th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 1
By Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Following a vegan diet seems to be the newest craze. More and more vegan restaurants have been popping up and celebrities are attributing their healthy body to eating vegan. While I certainly can’t complain about having more veggie options when dining out, there are a few things to keep in mind before taking the vegan plunge. What is a vegan diet?
Vegan diets eliminate all…

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