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3 Citrus Hacks That Add Flavor, Not Calories

Monday, April 3rd, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was sponsored by the Sunkist. Photos courtesy of Sunkist. All thoughts are my own. Did you know that citrus fruit are in season all year long? Luckily, many of these unheard of varieties (hello, pomelo!) are now available at your local grocery stores. Not sure which varieties to look for? This fabulous seasonality chart is a great resource to keep on hand. Filling your shopping cart with…

Are You Losing Out With A Liquid Lunch?

Thursday, March 30th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, Tips  /  Comments: more
By Taylor D’Anna, RD, Contributing Blogger Step into any home-goods store and you will see displays for NutriBullets and Vitamix’s advertising the benefits of juicing. The idea seems perfect! Throw copious amounts of super foods into the blender and get a day’s worth of nutrients in your 10 ounce tumbler.  With claims to break down foods to their most absorbable state, help you power through your…

Healthy Snacks To Curb Cravings

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Sheridan Jonas, Contributing Blogger We all have that time of day where our unhealthy snack cravings kick in. While snacking on cookies, candy or chips may sound appealing, it can also be damaging to your health. Instead, there are many sweet and savory snack that can curb your mid-day hunger without derailing your healthy eating habits. Here are some healthy go-to options that will help to stay in line with your diet.…

What’s The Deal With Healthy Fat?

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Nutrition & Health, Nutrition Basics, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Melissa O’Shea, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Remember the 90’s when eating fat-free foods was all the rage? The grocery store shelves were stocked with fat-free cookies, cakes, ice cream…you name it! Those were the days when many thought that eating fat made you fat. Now we know there is a lot more to the story when it comes to fat found in food. Still, I find many of my clients are shocked when I include avocado…

What Is Skyr?

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, Tips  /  Comments: 1
By Kristen Simonds, BSc, Contributing Blogger A walk down the dairy aisle reveals shelves packed with an overwhelming variety of yogurt. From Greek yogurt to soy yogurt to fruit-bottomed yogurt, plus full-fat and low-fat varieties, the choices are endless. But now there’s a new, yet ancient, type of yogurt being stocked on shelves across the country: skyr. Pronounced “skeer” this traditional Icelandic yogurt…

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