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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…

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