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5 Ways to Spot a Fad Diet

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Nutrition & Health, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
Walk into any book store and you’ll see the latest diets displayed in front of the store. They’re targeting folks who’re getting ready for bathing suit season. After reading over 200 diet books, I’ll tell you how to spot an unsafe diet and which will inevitably lead you to fall off the wagon. #1: Overly hyped scientific mumbo-jumbo
All diet books explain their theories and philosophies—usually at the beginning…

Healthy Holidays: Decisions, Decisions…

Friday, December 16th, 2011  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 1
Do you toss your good-for-you choices out the window come holiday time? Think about these last few weeks of 2011 as the last inning of a tied baseball game. This is the last time this year you’ll be able to make healthier decisions. So make them count!     Drinks
Instead of…
Eggnog Choose…
Apple cider, wine, or champagne. One cup of traditional eggnog has a whopping 350 calories, 19 grams fat, and over 50% of your daily…

Muffin Mania

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby, Recipes, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
Question: I heard muffins can have 400 or more calories each. Are there healthy muffins that I can include in my healthy eating plan? Answer: Absolutely! My latest obsession is muffins. I tend to avoid store-made ones since I don’t really know which ingredients they use and how many calories they contain. Instead, I’ve turned to making my own. It’s pretty simple once you get the hang of it. Downside of Pre-Made
Muffins…

Skip Breakfast? Never!

Thursday, July 14th, 2011  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby, Meal Ideas, Weight Loss  /  Comments: 1
Question: Is it okay to skip breakfast? If I do skip breakfast, will I have more calories to eat for the rest of the day?  Answer: No. You should try your best not to skip breakfast. It’s true that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Skipping breakfast and eating the calories you missed later in the day is not beneficial to your body. Why It’s Important
Consider this scenario:
  • 8 PM: Finish eating dinner

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