My Blog

Welcome to my blog! You’ll find the latest nutrition news, healthy recipes, controversial topics, and food safety information. My blog is made possible by my wonderful group of contributors, including fellow registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) and nutrition students. All of my contributors have varying nutrition backgrounds and interests, making this blog a great place to learn about a wide range of food and nutrition topics.

I’m so proud of the efforts of all of my contributors and the recognitions of our great work. Greatist recently named my blog one of “19 Awesome Resources to Help You Eat Better”, and Healthline awarded us a spot in the “The Best Healthy Living Blogs of 2016”.  I know you will enjoy and learn from the information you find here. Your comments and insight are very important to me and my readers.

Happy, healthy reading!

-Toby

5 Things You Don’t Know About Prediabetes

June 13th, 2018
Diabetes runs in my family with several of my relatives being diagnosed with prediabetes. Interestingly, not many folks know too much about prediabetes, and that’s why I was thrilled that my friend, registered dietitian colleague, and diabetes expert Jill Weisenberger, MS, RD, CDE, FAND just released her new book Prediabetes: A Complete Guide: Your Lifestyle Reset to Stop Prediabetes and Other Chronic Illnesses

My Mediterranean Lifestyle

June 11th, 2018

By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was created in partnership with Dannon Light & Fit. I have been compensated for my time commitment. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments. When I was younger, my mother used to take me and my brothers and sister to Israel for the summer. We would rent an apartment, shop at the local supermarket and farmers’ market, purchase local…

Can Omega-3’s Help With Mental Health?

May 23rd, 2018
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was sponsored by the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED). All thoughts are my own. One-in-10 people world-wide are afflicted with depression or anxiety disorders according to a 2016 World Health Organization Report. Emerging research suggests that omega-3s play a role in supporting various mood disorders. As May is National Mental Health Awareness month, plus I…

Cookbook Review and Giveaway: The Truly Healthy Vegetarian Cookbook

May 21st, 2018
  Looking to get a little more plants in your diet? The Truly Healthy Vegetarian Cookbook: Hearty Plant-Based Recipes for Every Type of Eater by Elizabeth Thomson has over 100 simple and easy vegetarian recipes to fit into any healthy eating plan. Here’s an inside look into this delicious cookbook, including two recipes. Plus, you can also enter to win your own copy in my giveaway below. About the Cookbook
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Are Probiotic Supplements the Way to Go?

May 16th, 2018
Probiotics are still as popular as ever, and it’s no wonder since 60 to 70 million people in the U.S. are affected by a digestive disorders and are willing to try anything to relieve their symptoms. In addition to helping with a variety of digestive issues, probiotics are also through to help boost immunity and brain strength- so who wouldn’t be intrigued? You can find probiotics in tablets, powder form or added…
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