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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: 0
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: 1
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…

8 Healthy Foods You Actually Need to Measure Out

Monday, January 23rd, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 1
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  Moderation, moderation, moderation – that’s probably the word you’ve heard us dietitians say most. Although moderation can mean advice like “eat a maximum of one whole egg per day” or “eat fish three times a week,” sometimes you need to get more specific and whip out your measuring gear to make…

5 Tips For Goal Setting In the New Year

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 0
By Melissa O’Shea, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger When a new year arrives, it offers us a clean slate and the opportunity to hit the refresh button. It’s the perfect time to reflect on the past year, take advantage of newfound energy and set new health and wellness goals. But how you set the goals is just as important as the overall objective. To set goals that you can stick to, keep these tips in mind. Break down big

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