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.
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By Toby Amidor, MS, RD
I’m a sponsored CocoaVia® brand influencer, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure.
Last week I attended the Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards at Lincoln Center on behalf of the CocoaVia®
brand. It was in honor of heart health month, which is February. As heart disease greatly affects my family and myself, it was an honor to participate in the evening’s events.…
By Daniel Preiato, BS, DTR, Contributing Blogger
As you may have heard, the FDA is in the process of implementing a new nutrition facts label
. Most food manufacturers have until July 26, 2018, to comply with the changes, while manufacturers earning less than $10 million in annual food sales have until July 26, 2019. One area of major concern has been the new regulations on dietary fiber.
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD
DISCLOSURE: I work with POM Wonderful to help consumers make healthier choices. All thoughts are my own. Photo credit for spritzer and smoothie: POM Wonderful
One of my go-to ingredients is 100% Pomegranate Juice as I find it to be extremely versatile in the kitchen. Of course I love to sip it, but sometimes I also add it into dishes I whip up in the kitchen. Here are 5 of my favorite ways to use 100%…
By Kristen Simonds, BSc, Contributing Blogger
Just when you finally learned how to correctly pronounce quinoa and kamut, there’s another ancient grain with a tricky pronunciation hitting the supermarket shelves. Freekeh (say it with me, “free-kah”) is common in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine and is made from wheat that has been harvested early, toasted, dried, and rubbed. The result is a nutty…