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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Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Hot Topics, In the News / Comments: 1
Saturday, April 1st, 2017 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Food Safety, 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 this week. You’ll find out which pieces of kitchen equipment you probably never thought of cleaning and what a study found may be lingering inside. If you’ve been on a smoothie kick, it’s an article you’ll want to read! 5 Meal Kits That Make Healthy Cooking Easy via MyFitnessPal.com–…
Friday, March 24th, 2017 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under In the News / Comments: 0
This week in the news, set a few goals you will be able to achieve just in time for bathing suit season, and find out which 21 food products are coming to a market near you – don’t worry, I did the leg work and walked close to 60,000 steps at The Natural Food Expo West in order to find all the healthy goodies!
- 8 Amazing Goals You Can Achieve in the Next 8 Weeks via Sparkpeople.com– New Year’s has
Friday, March 17th, 2017 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under In the News / Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD Lots of interesting stories in the nutrition world this week. With the Environmental Working Group (EWG) coming out with their 2017 Dirty Dozen list, I had lots to say to Mic.com. Plus, many new fad diets have been making waves including The Whole30 and Ketogenic Diet which I weigh in on.
- The Dirty Dozen 2017: The fruits and veggies with the most pesticides via Mic.com — Although the EWG released
Friday, March 10th, 2017 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Hot Topics, In the News / Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD For 10 years I have been writing for numerous national media outlets about food and nutrition. In this Friday round-up, I’ll keep you updated on articles I wrote or was quoted on during the week so you can catch up on your nutrition reading.
- The 14 healthiest items at your favorite fast food restaurants via FoxNews.com — registered dietitians, including myself, weigh in on the better-for-you