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Does The DASH Diet Deliver?

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 1
By Sheridan Jonas, Guest Blogger The DASH Diet, the #1 ranked diet plan by U.S. News for the fifth year in a row, stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. After much research, this diet was created by medical professionals to help control high blood pressure. It has been shown to help reduce high blood pressure just as well as medications and is typically prescribed to people with high blood pressure as a first…

Debunking the Trend: Vegan Diet

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, In the News, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 0

By Guest Blogger, Sheridan Jonas The New Year sparks new resolutions. For some, this may mean diet plans. Instead of getting caught up in rules and restrictions, find out how the latest diet trends stack up. In the next five weeks, I’ll be discussing the most popular diets. This week, here is a look into the Vegan Diet. What is a Vegan Diet?
Vegan diets eliminate any foods that come from animals. Restricting meat, fish,…

How to Make Realistic New Year’s Resolutions

Friday, December 26th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Tips, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 0

By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report According to statistics published last year by the University of Scranton, about 45 percent of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions – and the most popular resolution is losing weight. Of those who make resolutions, a mere 8 percent (yes, 8 percent!) achieve them. So why do so many of us fail to achieve our goals? Are we just…

Going Vegan? Read This First.

Monday, September 29th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 1
By Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Following a vegan diet seems to be the newest craze. More and more vegan restaurants have been popping up and celebrities are attributing their healthy body to eating vegan. While I certainly can’t complain about having more veggie options when dining out, there are a few things to keep in mind before taking the vegan plunge. What is a vegan diet?
Vegan diets eliminate all…

Say Goodbye to The Blood Type Diet

Monday, February 17th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under In the News, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
There are constantly new fad diets coming out promising to be the answer to all your weight loss prayers. The biggest problem with most of them is that the research just isn’t there to back up the claims. Recently, a group of researchers decided to take an in-depth look at The Blood Type Diet to determine if the research substantiates the claims. Based on the results, the findings are grim. About the Diet
The Blood Type…

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