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Fooducate Introduces Added Sugar

Thursday, February 5th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, In the News, Product Reviews  /  Comments: 1
By Alicia Slusarek, Contributing Blogger The first step to eating and feeling better begins with what you put in your grocery cart. Theoretically, if you choose better-for-you foods at the market, you’ll cook and eat more nutritious meals at home. Although it sounds simple, making those better choices can be challenging! In fact, despite our best intentions and motivation to be healthy, grocery shopping can be…

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,…

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