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Casually Consuming More Calories: The Fast-Casual Conundrum

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: 1
By Daniel Preiato, BS, DTR, Contributing Blogger In the past 5 years, there has been an emergence of fast-casual style restaurants, such as Chipotle and Panera Bread. These restaurants differ from their fast food counterparts because they allow the consumer to choose from mostly whole food ingredients and decide exactly what goes on their plate. While this appears to be a healthier option than traditional fast-food,…

Healthy Eating When Traveling

Thursday, August 18th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Tips  /  Comments: more

By Alissa Fogelson Contributing Blogger Who doesn’t love vacation? It is a time for new experiences, family fun, and well-deserved relaxation. Yet, despite all of the benefits, many dread getting on the scale once they return home. It’s common to feel that you have less power and much more exposure to unhealthy foods – not exactly the ideal combination. Returning from a trip to Scotland myself, I understand this…

Marathon Day Nutrition Plan

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Fitness, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: 1
By Melissa O’Shea, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger With fall marathon season approaching and training plans ramping up, it’s important to also start thinking about your fueling plan for race day. Training isn’t just about logging miles and working on speed work, but it’s also a time to test out your nutrition and hydration, which are both crucial for a successful race. Here’s what you’ll need to consider…

5 Healthy Hummus Hacks

Thursday, July 14th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RDN, CDN This post was sponsored by Sabra Hummus. When was a girl, my summers were spent in Israel in the small town of Ashkelon where my mom is from. As my mom toted 5 kids with her from New York to Israel, hotels were not really an option so she rented a two-bedroom apartment where we lived among the locals. My mom and I visited the supermarket and farmers’ type market several times a week bringing…

College Eats: Healthy Late Night Snacking

Thursday, May 19th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0

By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger Whether you’re up late studying for the three exams you have the next day, or you’re trying to cram a semesters worth of information during finals week, it’s definitely stressful. Oftentimes when you’re stressed (like me!) the first thing you reach for is food. Here are some healthy tips and snacks that can help you make it through the night: Here are my three top tips that I…

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