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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

The Best and Worst Juices for Your Health

November 7th, 2017
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  When I was a girl, there was always a glass of orange juice on the breakfast table. Fast-forward 30 years and, for many people, that same glass is not only absent, but shunned. This jump from one extreme to the other has much to do with the “s” word  sugar. Yes, juice contains sugar, but you can enjoy it as a healthy and guiltless part…

5 Healthy Fall Desserts

October 30th, 2017
Photo credit: Marissa Moore By Toby Amidor, MS, RDN It’s finally starting to feel like fall in New York. While the leaves haven’t quite changed color yet, the temperatures are starting to drop. I’m ready to pull out my sweaters and boots from storage and whip up some delicious fall-inspired desserts. But although I love to bake, I don’t love all of the calories in my favorite fall treats. Luckily, my fellow dietitian

6 Ways To Stay On Top Of Your Tennis Game

October 27th, 2017
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post has been sponsored by Arctic Cool. All opinions are my own. I have been active my entire life. In high school, I was the captain of the Varsity basketball team, and I worked out regularly in college. Once I had kids, I had a tough time getting back in the swing of things as many busy moms do. I do know that I needed a competitive sport since that’s in my nature, so when my middle daughter was about…

Q&A with Liz Shaw, Co-Author of Fertility Foods Cookbook

October 25th, 2017
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD You don’t often think about food when discussing infertility, but there is a connection.  Fellow registered dietitians Liz Shaw MS, RDN and Sara Haas, RDN co-authored a cookbook about foods that help optimize fertility. The Fertility Foods Cookbook: 100+ Recipes to Nourish Your Body. provides science-backed advice on which foods can help boost fertility, which foods to avoid, and other…

Is It Healthy to Eat the Same Thing Every Day?

October 13th, 2017
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report  At the same times every day, my grandpa Joe sat down and ate the same three meals and three snacks. He also walked 3 miles daily, in rain or shine, until the day he passed. He lived until 93. Is my grandpa Joe’s longevity attributable, at least in part, to his monotonous diet? From a nutrition standpoint, there are pros and cons to following…
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