All Posts By Toby Amidor

Nutrition Expert at FoodNetwork.com

7 Days of Healthy Snacks

by , January 8th, 2014

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Well-balanced snacks can help keep you satisfied until your next meal. Think of them of as mini meals that provide your body with important nutrients like calcium and fiber. The ideal number of snacks depends on the individual but is usually one to ...

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Dried Fruit: Good or Bad?

by , December 26th, 2013

raisins
During the cold winter months, the availability of fresh fruit may be more limited. This is the perfect time to grab for dried varieties — or is it?

Good?
USDA’s MyPlate recommends 1½ to 2 cups of fruit each day. Fresh, canned and dried...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , December 25th, 2013

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In this week’s news: Scientists say that fiber is (still) good for heart health; nutrition experts explain why you might want to give your kids a whisk; and the CDC finds that Americans just can’t quit salt.

More Reasons to Go with the ...

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How to Build A Better Winter Salad

by , December 22nd, 2013

kale salad

Winter officially began yesterday, and while there may be a smaller bounty of produce during the cold-weather months, that doesn’t mean you have to forgo delicious, healthy salads. Here’s how to make the most of seasonal winter goodies.

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25 Holiday Potluck Dishes

by , December 19th, 2013

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Attending a potluck dinner for the holidays? Whether you’re driving or flying, these easy, healthy dishes are worth bringing along.

By Car
The most important decision is to choose a dish that totes well. Dishes that easily spill or get soggy c...

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How To Build A Healthy Mocktail

by , December 6th, 2013

cranberry drinks

Build a healthy mocktail using these simple guidelines, and let everyone join in on the holiday cheer.

The Base
Even minus the alcohol, virgin drinks can get heavy on calories and sugar, so it’s important to choose ingredients wisely.

Juice: M...

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