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Welcome to my award-winning blog! You’ll find the latest nutrition information, healthy recipes, controversial topics, and food safety information. I’m thrilled my blog was named a Top 10 Healthy Blogs Written by Actual Health Pros by Shape, a 2011 recipient of the Top 100 Health Blogs by Healthline.com, and Mamavation’s Top Dietitians Your Can Count on For Social Media.

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Happy, healthy reading!
-Toby

Food Trucks: Are They Safe?

August 28th, 2014

By Stephanie Perruzza MS, RD, Contributing Blogger The food truck movement has rolled into every major city the past few years offering chic and reasonable fare. From European to Asian to dessert-themed trucks, there is certainly something for everyone. The lines fill up as quickly as the food is sold, which leaves the burning question: Is it safe to eat from a truck with a kitchen that’s literally the size of an office…

5 Farmer’s Market Picks

August 18th, 2014
By Stephanie Perruzza MS, RD, Contributing Blogger When summer hits one of my favorite Saturday morning activities is heading to my local farmer’s market. I love tasting, dipping and sipping items at every tent in hopes of finding something new. Eating locally and seasonally is good for you and the environment because these fresh, wholesome ingredients haven’t traveled far distances to reach you. Market

How to Order A Lower Calorie Summer Sipper at Starbucks

August 14th, 2014

By Sheridan Jonas, Guest Blogger What’s better than an ice cold drink on a hot summer day? Starbucks is one of the most popular places to grab your favorite summer beverage. Shockingly, a vente or grande may add 500 unnecessary calories to you diet. Before giving up your summer pit stop, take a closer look at the possible, low calorie options Starbucks has to offer. Drink This – For Less Than 100 Calories
There are many…

The Main Squeeze: How Safe is Your Juice?

August 11th, 2014
By Elizabeth Canepari, MS, Guest Blogger Take a stroll down any street and I’d be willing to bet a few bucks you’ll spot someone sipping away at a fresh cup of juice. From sweet, fruity blends to garlicky, green concoctions, juicing is a great way to get your daily dose of fresh fruits and veggies. With juice bars being all the rage, how safe is drinking fresh juice? So, What’s The Risk?
Fresh juices (not the big name…

Fueling a Healthy Family: Celebrate National Kids Eat Right Month!

August 7th, 2014

By Catherine Cioffi, RD, Contributing Blogger The month of August signifies many celebrations including National Water Quality Month, National Immunization Awareness Month, National Family Fun Month, and National Golf Month. Starting this year, August will now also be National Kids Eat Right Month—an effort from the Kids Eat Right Campaign to promote and celebrate its mission to end childhood obesity in America.…
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