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31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 27 from Jim White

Friday, March 27th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
  Happy National Nutrition Month! Healthy eating tip 27 is from nutrition and fitness expert Jim White. I recently had the opportunity to break bread over breakfast with Jim who told me all about his fitness studios. A big part of his philosophy is that nutrition AND fitness goes hand-in-hand. Enjoy Jim’s tip!   Drink a Glass of Water With Every Meal!   Try to keep a water bottle on hand at all times.…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 26 from Danielle Omar

Thursday, March 26th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
Only a few more days left of National Nutrition Month! Today’s tip is courtesy of dietitian Danielle Omar. I’ve had numerous opportunities to chat nutrition with Danielle — one particular conversation was during a morning walk on the beach — where I learned how inspiring Danielle truly is. Enjoy her words of wisdom!   Create a No Guilt Zone
I teach people to eat with food confidence. One…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 25 from Joy Dubost

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 1
It’s day 25 of National Nutrition Month! Today’s healthy eating tip comes from the awesome dietitian Joy Dubost who I just had a chance to recently meet. Her tip is to watch those calories from alcohol, and she explains how to do so.   Alcohol in Moderation   A healthy diet pattern can include moderate alcohol consumption however about 20 percent of the calories from beverages come from alcoholic…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 24 from Robin Plotkin

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
We’re celebrating National Nutrition Month on my blog by featuring healthy eating tips from dietitians around the country. Today’s tip is courtesy of the sweetest dietitian I know, Robin Plotkin. Robin is all about healthy cooking, and she reminds us how important it is to get down and dirty in the kitchen!   Getting To- Or Back To -The Kitchen   Having the ability to create simple, healthy…

Your Spring Break Nutrition Game Plan

Monday, March 23rd, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Alicia Slusarek, Contributing Blogger  Whether you’re going on vacation or enjoying a “stay-cation”, set aside time to decompress, de-stress, and relax… it’s healthy! However, it’s not so healthy to take a break from eating healthfully. This can be challenging when traveling, off your regular schedule and aren’t necessarily spending time in the kitchen. The key is to take in the sunshine (vitamin…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 23 from Maggie Moon

Monday, March 23rd, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
  Happy National Nutrition Month! Healthy eating tip 23 is from my long time colleague Maggie Moon. Maggie and I used to be co-editors of The Grapevine, the publication at our graduate school Teachers College, Columbia University. Maggie’s words of wisdom are always inspiring. Today she reminds us how important it is to eat seasonally and locally.   Eat Locally     Eat peak season produce…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 22 Tip from Kacy Cluxton Massie

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: more
Happy National Nutrition Month! If you think you’re seeing double, it’s possible! Kacy Cluxton Massie, MS, RD, LD has a dietitian twin sister who was featured on day 20. Kacy’s tip is all about why you should snack in order to maintain a healthy diet.   Snacking is Important   I want my clients to know that snacking is okay if it is done with a more whole foods approach. Fruit is a fast food. I…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 21 from Gena Seraita

Saturday, March 21st, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
Happy National Nutrition Month! Continuing my series of healthy eating tips, day 21 tip is from registered clinical dietitian Gena Seraita talks about those liquid calories.   ReThink Your Drink!     A large source of extra and unnecessary calories come from sugar-sweetened beverages. Did you know a single can of soda can have the equivalent of at least 10 spoonfuls of sugar? Sweetened teas and sports…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 20 from Stacy Cluxton

Friday, March 20th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 1
  It’s National Nutrition Month and the healthy eating tips keep on coming! Today’s tip is from Stacy Cluxton, who happens to also have a twin sister RD with whom she runs a nutrition consulting practice. Stacy’s tip discusses how to keep nutrition simple — yes, it’s possible– and here’s how.   Keep Nutrition Simple   I believe in eating small, frequent…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 19 from Kathie Swift

Thursday, March 19th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
  It’s day 19 of National Nutrition Month! Today’s tip is courtesy of registered dietitian Kathie Swift who recommends fermented foods. If you haven’t tried these good-for-you fermented foods below, it’s time you do!   Put a Little Culture Into Your Diet   How to achieve this?  Enjoy fermented foods such as sauerkraut, kimchi, miso, tempeh, yogurt, kefir, raw apple cider…

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