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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,…

How to Eat Healthier During the Holidays

Friday, December 12th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, In the News, Tips  /  Comments: 0
This post was sponsored by Back to Balance Coalition who bring together food and beverage organizations, health advocacy groups, and nutrition professionals who are supporters of balance, variety and moderation in dietary guidance. Nutrition advice is extremely confusing! Many popular diets advise to restrict certain foods or entire food groups, while many nutrition professionals continue to stress moderation…

How Facebook Can Affect Your Self-Image

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under In the News  /  Comments: 1
Do you frequently untag yourself on Facebook pictures or criticize photos of others who post? A recent study found that the more time you spend on the popular social media outlet, the greater the likelihood of having a decreased self-image. Instead of letting social media bring you down, use these four solutions to make you feel like the beautiful person you are. The Study
A recent study published in the International

Say Goodbye to The Blood Type Diet

Monday, February 17th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under In the News, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
There are constantly new fad diets coming out promising to be the answer to all your weight loss prayers. The biggest problem with most of them is that the research just isn’t there to back up the claims. Recently, a group of researchers decided to take an in-depth look at The Blood Type Diet to determine if the research substantiates the claims. Based on the results, the findings are grim. About the Diet
The Blood Type…

NASDAQ Honors National Nutrition Month

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under In the News  /  Comments: 0
This morning I was thrilled to be a part of the opening bell ceremony for NASDAQ in honor of National Nutrition Month. This wonderful occasion helps showcase the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and over 70,000 of its wonderful members. The Ceremony
About 15 dietitians from the New York area were on hand for this year’s ceremony. AND President Ethan Bergman, PhD, RD, CD, FADA gave a brief speech explaining some…

Diet Craze-y

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. Current Crazes
While there are hundreds of plans out there promising instant results, here are some of the most popular we’ve been spotting:

The Newest Milk Mustache

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby, In the News  /  Comments: 0
  Registered Dietitian Elisa Zied with Susan Sarandon Question: What’s the point of the “Pour One More” campaign and who’s the next star wearing the milk mustache? Answer: Getting a nutrition message across isn’t that easy, but the milk campaign has been around for 16 years and still going strong. The Message
Today I was invited to hear my fellow colleague and registered dietitian Elisa Zied speak about…

Kombucha’s Alcohol Trouble

Monday, July 19th, 2010  |  Posted by jpdstudio  /  Filed under Ask Toby, Hot Topics, In the News  /  Comments: 0
Question: I heard kombucha has been pulled from all stores due to irregularity (inability to efficiently regulate) the alcohol levels over time. Is this true? Answer: Yes, kombucha has been pulled from market shelves because of its high alcohol content. Kombucha is a fermented beverage that combines bacteria and yeast with green or black tea that contains sugar. The popular unpasteurized version of the drink can…