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Introducing Peanuts in Infancy

Thursday, June 15th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under In the News, Kids  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RDN The threat of food allergies plagues anyone who spends time around children. Peanut allergies, specifically, have recently received much attention in the news. While only 1-2% of children have a peanut allergy, it’s usually severe and lifelong, making it a fear for most new parents. Previous guidelines warned against introducing peanuts too early in a child’s diet, but new guidelines…

4 Things You May Not Know About Gut Health

Monday, June 5th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, In the News  /  Comments: 0
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger In the past few years, there has been a ton of emerging research on the topic of gut health. More specifically, researchers are looking into the healthy bacteria that live in our gut and how they might affect health. Quite a bit has been uncovered, and more information is being brought to the surface everyday. Here are four things that you may not know about gut health.
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  • Nutrition News: Eat More Mindfully and My 2-Week Muscle-Building Meal Plan

    Friday, May 19th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under In the News  /  Comments: 0
    By Toby Amidor, MS, RD Catch up on this week’s nutrition news with articles I’ve been quoted in or written over the past few weeks. You’ll learn ways to eat more mindfully and the scoop on apple cider vinegar. Plus, get recipes to add strength and build muscle, and check out the award that the Toby Amidor Nutrition Blog recently received! 7 Ways To Eat More Mindfully via Sparkpeople.com–Stop the mad dieting…

    Is Alcohol Really Good For Your Heart?

    Monday, May 15th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under In the News  /  Comments: 0
    By Toby Amidor, MS, RDN We’ve all heard that drinking red wine in moderation is good for your heart, but is that really true? A recent study published in British Medical Journal looked at the link between alcohol consumption and 12 different heart conditions in almost 2 million British adults. The study found that those who didn’t drink had a 12-56% higher risk for 8 out of 12 common heart conditions, compared to those…

    Should You Follow the Dirty Dozen?

    Tuesday, April 18th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, In the News  /  Comments: 1
    By Toby Amidor, MS, RDN The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit organization working to protect human health and the environment, recently published their 2017 shopper’s guide to purchasing produce, in which they provide two lists – The Dirty Dozen and The Clean Fifteen. The Dirty Dozen are the twelve fruits and vegetables that have been found to contain the highest level of pesticides. The EWG…

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