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31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tips from Nutrition Experts

March 31st, 2015
It’s the last day of National Nutrition Month! If you missed the month-long tips provided by nutrition experts around the country, here’s a round up of all 30 tips.     Day 1
Angela Lemond: Focus on the Positive       Day 2 Dawn Jackson Blatner: It’s All About the Green Base       Day 3 Elena Paravantes: Stop Depending on Highly Processed Foods      …

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 30 from Zipporah Oksman (yes, Toby’s mom is a RD!)

March 30th, 2015
Happy National Nutrition Month! In honor of day 30 I asked my mom and fellow registered dietitian to contribute a healthy eating tip. My mom and I attending nutrition school at New York University together and graduated with our master’s degree on the same day (my dad was very proud and his wallet relieved, to say the least). My mom, Zipporah, reminds us that spending time together as a family in the kitchen and at…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 29 Tip from Christy Wilson

March 29th, 2015
  Happy National Nutrition Month! Today’s healthy eating tip comes from the spectacular Christy Wilson who I met a few years back at the Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo. Since then, I have gotten to know Christy and her contributions to the world of nutrition are truly outstanding. Enjoy Christy’s tip.   Have a Plan   Have a few dishes in mind that you’d like to prepare during the…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 28 from Natalia Hancock

March 28th, 2015
Happy National Nutrition Month! Today’s healthy eating tip is from another truly outstanding dietitian, Natalia Hancock. I first met Natalia over lunch at the NYC  Michelin starred restaurant Rouge Tomate, where she worked as their nutritionist. Natalia is always full of words of wisdom. I hope you enjoy her tip today.   Make Your Home a Safe Zone   Avoid having a pantry and fridge filled with quick…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Tip 27 from Jim White

March 27th, 2015
  Happy National Nutrition Month! Healthy eating tip 27 is from nutrition and fitness expert Jim White. I recently had the opportunity to break bread over breakfast with Jim who told me all about his fitness studios. A big part of his philosophy is that nutrition AND fitness goes hand-in-hand. Enjoy Jim’s tip!   Drink a Glass of Water With Every Meal!   Try to keep a water bottle on hand at all times.…