All Posts By Toby Amidor

Nutrition Expert at FoodNetwork.com

6 Healthier Packaged Foods

by in Uncategorized, November 12th, 2013

evolution bars

The recent Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo in Houston, Texas, showcased an array of good-for-you foods that are new to the market. Here are six worth checking out.

Evolution Harvest Bars (above) at Starbucks
These bars were unveiled at Sta...

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Can Pinterest Help You Eat a Healthy Diet?

by in Uncategorized, November 11th, 2013

pinterest diet book

Can Pinterest help people live a healthier lifestyle? That’s the premise behind The Pinterest Diet. Healthy Eats recently posed some questions to author Mitzi Dulan, a registered dietitian and team nutritionist for the Kansas City Royals baseb...

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Cream: Good or Bad?

by in Uncategorized, November 2nd, 2013

cream
With loads of calories and artery-clogging saturated fat, can cream ever really be part of a healthy diet?

Cream 101
Cream is richer than milk, ivory in color and has a velvety texture. It gives a luscious feel to many dishes, including soups and sa...

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Guilt-Free Casseroles

by in Uncategorized, October 20th, 2013

bean casserole
These one-dish wonders are a perfect meal any night of the week. But loads of creamy canned soup, butter and cheese tend to sabotage most casseroles. Here’s how to make the comfort-food favorites with healthier ingredients.

Main Ingredients
Ca...

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Cheese: Is It Healthy?

by in Uncategorized, October 17th, 2013

blue cheese
Does this dairy delight have a place in your healthy eating plan? Although cheeses have gotten bad press for being high in artery-clogging fat, the right ones can provide important nutrients to your diet.

Yes?
Eating cheese can help you meet the 3 r...

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Cooking with Beer (the Healthy Way)

by in Uncategorized, October 16th, 2013

beer-braised chicken
Surprising but true: Cooking with beer can actually be a healthy way to flavor food—here’s why.

The Nutrition Facts
A 12-ounce bottle of regular beer has about 150 calories and is free of fat and cholesterol. It also has very little sodium-o...

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Breakfast: Myths vs. Facts

by in Uncategorized, October 15th, 2013

breakfast spread
There’s so much misinformation swarming around about breakfast. Read on for the facts about this important meal.

Myth: My kids should eat breakfast, but I don’t have to.
Fact: As a mom or dad, you need even more energy to keep up with yo...

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