Posts tagged with "snack"


September 12, 2018
You need fuel to power your exercise session. So be sure you're ready for cardio, weights, HIIT training, or whatever workout you fancy with a power pre-workout snack or meal. Although there's no blanket rule for what to eat, I'm giving you guidelines that'll help! I also have a short list of what foods to skip before a workout. What fitness goals will you accomplish today after you gobble up this advice?

June 21, 2018
Wondering what vitamins and supplements to buy? Regulations on vitamins and supplements aren't as strict as they are for medications, so shopping for products you can trust can be pretty confusing. That's why I'm here to help!

June 20, 2018
Gearing up for another busy summer? When my schedule is packed, I like to meal prep energy bites or buy healthy, grab-and-go snacks from the supermarket. My plan is to always be prepared when hunger strikes. Whether you're running errands or catching a flight, there's no reason to choose a less-than-nutritious, last-minute snack. I hope you put these recommendations for fueling up while you're away from home to good use!

April 25, 2018
From sugar-free candy to low-fat peanut butter, there are more than a few foods I skip over when I'm at the grocery store. These products appear healthy at first glance but fail to live up to the hype after a closer look. Want to know more about the nutrition myths dietitians dislike the most and the foods that nutritionists won't eat?

January 23, 2018
Love coffee? Then you'll love this frozen treat. Bonus: It contains no added sugar but plenty of health-helping nutrients!

January 18, 2018
How do you like your eggs? I like mine at snack time, and this creation adds additional nutrients to already good-for-you eggs. Who's ready for some deviled eggs?

October 26, 2017
These mini cakes are perfect for a lighter weeknight dessert—and will also impress guests when entertaining!

October 20, 2017
Did you know that today, October 20, is World Osteoporosis Day? If there’s any day to focus on fine-tuning your eating plan to help keep your bones strong, today’s the day!

October 11, 2017
Carbohydrates are often demonized, but your body actually needs them to thrive. So how can you eat carbs without giving yourself a sugar hangover? I look for high-fiber fruits and veggies (like pumpkin and apples, which are in-season and so delish this time of year) and protein-containing foods (like cottage cheese) to give my meals and snacks better balance. Looking for some new, low-sugar recipe ideas?

October 04, 2017
Getting ready for any outing, whether it's a quickie ballgame or a multi-day cruise, requires some planning in the food department. No matter what, you're bound to come across more than a few tempting food and drink options! Need some travel-friendly meal and snack ideas?

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Amy Gorin is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, media personality, and writer in the NYC area.