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Is Whole30 Worth It?

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 0
Looking for life-changing results? Whole30 promises just that. Many folks feel that their digestive system feels is off or energy levels are less than ideal. Whole30 believes that foods are leading to these types of issues. To pinpoint which foods might be wreaking havoc on your body, the diet strips them completely from your diet—for 30 days. After 30 days when you’ve flushed these foods from your diet and…

In the News: The Latest On Popular Fad Diets

Thursday, August 9th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under In the News, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
With summer in full swing many folks are on a mission to lose those extra pounds and get summer beach  bodies. Many of those individuals are turning to fad diets. Check out my take on many of these diets in these articles below.

The Keto Diet: Is It Worth a Try?

Monday, July 2nd, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, In the News, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 0
One of the most popular diets today is the ketogenic diet (AKA the keto diet). This diet has been around for quite some time and used to help epileptic children, but it has recently become the latest weight loss trend. Before you start filling your plate with fatty foods and drastically limiting your carbohydrates, here’s what you need to know. Keto Diet 101
The Ketogenic diet is essentially a very low carbohydrate,…

The Isagenix Diet: What You Should Know

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
The Isagenix Diet is a company that sells protein shakes, bars and supplements touted to help you lose weight, feel better and support the body’s detox and cleansing process. You can choose the package (or “pak”) that best suits your individual goals including weight loss, energy, enhanced athletic performance, and healthy aging. Here’s a breakdown of the Isagenix Diet and if it’s right for you. How It Works

The Truth About Intermittent Fasting

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
Open any magazine or turn on the news and you’ll likely stumble upon the latest diet. While intermittent fasting has been in the headlines for a few years now, it’s still a trend I get asked about often. Here’s a look into this “fast and feast” type of eating style and if it’s worth trying? Intermittent Fasting 101
Intermittent fasting is an eating style where you cycle between periods of fasting and eating.…

The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook is a Bestseller!

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
I’m thrilled to announce that my latest cookbook The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook: Easy and Wholesome Meals To Cook, Prep, Grab, and Go hit all time records and make Amazon’s top 100 books list (it reached #29!). If you’re looking to make your New Year’s goals a healthy one, my cookbook can help you get it done!   Meal Prep Recipes To Try Here’s an inside look into some of the recipes…

The Best and Worst Alcoholic Drinks for Your Waistline

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report The holidays are a time when cocktails are flowing. Downing two or three drinks (or more!) at a party can mean you’re taking in an excess of 1,000 calories – not counting the food or dessert, which can be an additional 1,000 calories. If you start consuming over 2,000 calories at each holiday party, those pounds will start piling up.…

Is It Healthy to Eat the Same Thing Every Day?

Friday, October 13th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, Nutrition & Health, Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  At the same times every day, my grandpa Joe sat down and ate the same three meals and three snacks. He also walked 3 miles daily, in rain or shine, until the day he passed. He lived until 93. Is my grandpa Joe’s longevity attributable, at least in part, to his monotonous diet? From a nutrition standpoint, there are pros and cons to following…

How I Gained (And Lost) More Than 20 Pounds

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Weight Loss  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I’ve worked with hundreds of people who struggle with their weight. But for most of my life, I couldn’t really relate. Since college, I’ve weighed 125 pounds – save the 40 pounds I gained (and lost) with each pregnancy. I’ve also always been active – I played varsity…

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Live Up to the Hype?

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Nutrition & Health, Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  Apple cider vinegar, a fermented juice made from crushed apples, has been touted to help with weight loss, heart disease, bacterial infections and digestive issues. Some alternative medicine practitioners even recommend a spoonful of apple cider vinegar daily. But does it really work? At this time, there is not enough evidence to back…

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