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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

Healthy Snacks To Curb Cravings

March 22nd, 2017
By Sheridan Jonas, Contributing Blogger We all have that time of day where our unhealthy snack cravings kick in. While snacking on cookies, candy or chips may sound appealing, it can also be damaging to your health. Instead, there are many sweet and savory snack that can curb your mid-day hunger without derailing your healthy eating habits. Here are some healthy go-to options that will help to stay in line with your diet.…

In the News: The Ketogenic and Whole30 Diets and Which Alcohol is Better?

March 17th, 2017
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD Lots of interesting stories in the nutrition world this week. With the Environmental Working Group (EWG) coming out with their 2017 Dirty Dozen list, I had lots to say to Mic.com. Plus, many new fad diets have been making waves including The Whole30 and Ketogenic Diet which I weigh in on.

What’s The Deal With Healthy Fat?

March 15th, 2017
By Melissa O’Shea, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Remember the 90’s when eating fat-free foods was all the rage? The grocery store shelves were stocked with fat-free cookies, cakes, ice cream…you name it! Those were the days when many thought that eating fat made you fat. Now we know there is a lot more to the story when it comes to fat found in food. Still, I find many of my clients are shocked when I include avocado…

In the News: Dietitians Indulging and My Whole Grain Paella Recipes

March 10th, 2017
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD For 10 years I have been writing for numerous national media outlets about food and nutrition. In this Friday round-up, I’ll keep you updated on articles I wrote or was quoted on during the week so you can catch up on your nutrition reading.

What Is Skyr?

March 7th, 2017
By Kristen Simonds, BSc, Contributing Blogger A walk down the dairy aisle reveals shelves packed with an overwhelming variety of yogurt. From Greek yogurt to soy yogurt to fruit-bottomed yogurt, plus full-fat and low-fat varieties, the choices are endless. But now there’s a new, yet ancient, type of yogurt being stocked on shelves across the country: skyr. Pronounced “skeer” this traditional Icelandic yogurt…
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