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How To Cut the Sugar When Baking

Monday, January 16th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 1
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was sponsored by Truvia, however, all opinions are my own.   I have the biggest sweet tooth and have since I was a little girl. Just typing the words cookies, brownies, and cupcakes makes my mouth water. Now that I’ve passed the big 4-0 (by a few years) I recognize that my metabolism has slowed down, and I just need to cut back on the sugar. For 2017, I’ve made it my New Year’s resolution…

Should You Eat a Bedtime Snack?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 1
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  One of the most frequent questions people ask me is, “Can I eat before bed?” Many folks believe it’s “bad” to eat a bedtime snack because it will cause unwanted weight gain. But that’s not always the case. Whether you should be eating at night needs to be examined on an individual basis. Each person…

Your Healthier Hanukkah Menu – Fried Food Still Included

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  During the Jewish festival of lights, people light candles for eight nights, after which they typically enjoy holiday songs and lots of food. Often, that means eating two traditional foods – potato pancakes and jelly doughnuts, both which are fried. Believe me, I love my fried food, but after eight nights of eating oil-laden carbs, I…

Carbs After Dark: Breaking Down the Science

Monday, November 21st, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 0
By Dan Preiato, BS, DTR, Contributing Blogger We have all heard the myths that eating carbohydrates at night can cause weight gain. Realistically, the body’s metabolizes food in a much more complicated way than just factoring in the time of day . Weight loss or gain depends on a variety of factors, ranging from your level of physical activity to the amount and type of calories you eat. What Happens When We Eat At Night?

7 Ways To Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Monday, October 31st, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Tips  /  Comments: 1
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Whether you have kids or just bought bags of candy for trick-or-treaters, I can almost guarantee that your house will be overloaded with leftover Halloween candy on November 1st. While it’s certainly fine (and encouraged) to indulge in some of your favorite bite-sized treats on Halloween, it’s definitely not something you want to continue doing daily until the

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