What's Out, What's In For 2012
Each year new nutrition fads appear and old ones head out the door. Here’s a look at what’s hot for 2012 and what’s fizzled out.
The makers of the shoes that claimed to help tone the lower body, agreed to pay $25 million settlement for making false claims.
Zumba, kickboxing, boot camp, pilates and spin classes are just some of the ways Americans have been getting in shape.
Many local farmers follow organic practices, but getting that official organic seal from the USDA is just too costly for them. Many folks also want to support their local economy and farmers.
Fruit, veggies, whole grains, beans and lentils are just some of the foods that are all-natural and low in calories, low in fat or high in fiber without all the preservatives. The Clean Eating movement is all about this trend.
Say goodbye to those chemical-based artificial sweeteners made from saccharin, aspartame, and sucralose.
From coconut sugar to agave nectar, natural sweeteners are taking the market by storm.
To save money and eat healthier, folks are cutting back on their trips to restaurants.
More people are taking control of their food ingredients by cooking at home. You’ll see more dads spending time in the kitchen as well.
Outlandish portions are a thing of the past. Folks are starting to understand how many calories these oversized portions dishes can have.
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Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and consultant who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. See Toby's full bio »