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Active Mom, Active Daughter: Fueling Right for a Competitive Life

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Fitness, Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN I have partnered with V8® as part of The V is for Vegetables ™ campaign. I was compensated for my time commitment. However, my opinions are my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments. I have always had an itch to be active. As a teen, I played high school basketball and was the captain of the varsity team. Knowing how much I loved being a part of a team, as an adult I picked up…

Frozen Meals: Good or Bad?

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By: Sheridan Jonas, Contributing Blogger When you’re in a time crunch, it’s easy to turn to packaged frozen meals. However, mixed messages on the healthiness of frozen meals can be confusing. Are they healthy or filled with junk? The Good
  • Quick and portable: Time can be a major obstacle to preparing healthy meals. Instead of turning to fast food or take-out, some frozen meals can be a healthy alternative that are

The Best and Worst Alcoholic Drinks for Your Waistline

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report The holidays are a time when cocktails are flowing. Downing two or three drinks (or more!) at a party can mean you’re taking in an excess of 1,000 calories – not counting the food or dessert, which can be an additional 1,000 calories. If you start consuming over 2,000 calories at each holiday party, those pounds will start piling up.…

How I Overcame “Grill-Phobia” and How You Can, Too

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 1
Guest contributor, Keith-Thomas Ayoob, EdD, RD, FAND Disclosure: Both Toby and I are part of the Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner Beef Expert Bureau. We have been compensated for our time commitment. However, all opinions are entirely our own and we have not been paid to publish positive comments. If you have a house with a backyard, grilling meat is sort of a mandatory activity, especially for men, but, true…

Is It Healthy to Eat the Same Thing Every Day?

Friday, October 13th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, Nutrition & Health, Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  At the same times every day, my grandpa Joe sat down and ate the same three meals and three snacks. He also walked 3 miles daily, in rain or shine, until the day he passed. He lived until 93. Is my grandpa Joe’s longevity attributable, at least in part, to his monotonous diet? From a nutrition standpoint, there are pros and cons to following…

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