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!


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

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…

Active Mom, Active Daughter: Fueling Right for a Competitive Life

April 17th, 2018
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN I have partnered with V8® as part of The V is for Vegetables ™ campaign. I was compensated for my time commitment. However, my opinions are my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments. I have always had an itch to be active. As a teen, I played high school basketball and was the captain of the varsity team. Knowing how much I loved being a part of a team, as an adult I picked up…

The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook is out TODAY!

April 3rd, 2018
  I’m thrilled to announce the release of my latest cookbook The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook: Simple Recipes to Make Healthy Eating Delicious (Rockridge Press, 2018). Over the past few weeks, I have given my newsletter subscribers an inside look into some of my favorite recipes that you can give a try. Avocado Toast with Balsamic Glaze   GET THE RECIPE Miso-Garlic Pork Chops GET THE RECIPE Brussels…