Friday, June 7th, 2013 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Meal Ideas, Nutrition & Health, Tips / Comments: 0
I’ve provided nutrition counseling for newly diagnosed and long-time diabetic kids and adults. Plus many relatives from my mom’s side of the family live with diabetes. What many folks don’t realize is that if you go over 4 to 5 hours between meals, a snack may be just what you need in order to help keep your blood sugar levels under control.
Snacks are “mini meals” that should help contribute
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Food Facts, Healthy Eating, Tips / Comments: 1
By Joni Garcia, MS, RD Contributing Blogger
Ahhhh…it’s Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial kick off to summer! If you’re like me, you love everything about the season – the sunshine, lighter clothes, frequent gatherings with friends and family—and of course the cocktails to help celebrate these relaxing days and nights.
Popular Summer Cocktails – What’s the Skinny?…
There’s so much hype about
Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Healthy Eating, Nutrition & Health, Tips / Comments: more
by Gail Watson, Contributing blogger…
We try to eat healthy foods, but some so called “healthy” foods may not be as as we think. Some foods may have more calories or hidden sugar that we realize. Although the package may tout the food as being healthy, we don’t always read the label and pay attention to the ingredients or how much we are eating.This can lead to eating more than we should, and some of those hidden evils
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Healthy Eating, Nutrition Basics, Tips / Comments: 0
By Gail Watson, Contributing blogger
Dried fruits have long been the favorite of hikers and exercise enthusiasts. GORP (Good Old Raisins and Peanuts) has made its way into many a backpack, and for good reason. But do they have the same nutritional punch that fresh fruit does?
Natural Vs. Commercially Dried…
In the off seasons fresh fruits may be transported thousands of miles. In order to keep fruit from spoiling
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 | Posted by Toby Amidor / Filed under Tips / Comments: 0
By Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger
March is National Frozen Food Month. Although you may be thinking the frozen food aisle is a haven for high-calorie meals and prepared party sides, it’s also a wonderful place to find healthy, wholesome, and fresh ingredients—especially fruits and veggies.
Unthawing the Frozen Truth…
Frozen produce has been misunderstood as being less nutritious and wholesome