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Welcome to my blog!  You’ll find the latest nutrition news, healthy recipes, controversial topics, and food safety information all backed up by scientific research.  As a registered dietitian in the media, I have my finger on the pulse of the hottest nutrition topics and controversies which I cover on my blog. If there is a topic you would like to learn more about, just email me.

I am very proud of the content on my blog. 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 for  4 years.  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!


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…

Should You Be Taking Collagen Supplements?

April 2nd, 2018
Collagen is one of the popular buzzwords in health and fitness. It’s being added to everything from protein bars, nutritional powders, pills, and even coffee creamer. But what is it, is it safe, and should you be following in this latest trend? What Is It?
Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body and can be found in skin, hair, tendons, and ligaments. You need adequate amounts to maintain strong bones, smooth…

My Top 6 Dairy-Filled Snacks

March 28th, 2018
This post was created as part of the Undeniably Dairy campaign, sponsored by the Innovation Center for US Dairy and America’s Dairy Farm Families and Importers. All thoughts are my own. Snacks are mini-meals that should provide nutrients that you may fall short on throughout your regularly scheduled meals. To meet three servings of dairy each day, it’s simple to include milk or dairy foods in my snacks including…

Milk: Debunking the Myths

March 20th, 2018

This post was sponsored by American Dairy Association Northeast. All thoughts are my own.  I grew up when the milkman delivered glass bottles of milk. My mom served milk to me and four siblings every morning. As a mom and registered dietitian, I always have milk in my refrigerator and serve it to my three kids at breakfast every morning. When the milk conversation comes up with friends and clients, some admit they don’t…