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Ask Ashley Koff RD- “I exercise a lot daily…How do I fuel my body before and during and after”

I enjoyed you on Dr. Oz.I exercise a lot daily – yoga, strength train and dance all in one day. How do I fuel my body before and during and after. When I increase exercise I am always hungry. I want to know what and when to eat foods. I keep a gluten and organic […]

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Wondering what to serve this week? Try these. Delicious and naturally detoxifying (to balance sugar & alcohol and cheese/meat that could happen ;) Happy stay-healthy Thanksgiving

Check out another recipe here! http://www.ashleykoffapproved.com/2014/eat-drink-organic-broccoleaf-seen-good-day-chicago/

Better Energy With Natural Vitality Energy 28. Ashley discusses Better Energy. How to get it. How not to get it and what can help you get it!

Ashley Explains What You Should Do To Get A Good Night Sleep

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When the goal is weight gain… This week’s Ask Ashley Koff RD comes from Matthew via Facebook

When it comes to weight gain, it can feel like the loneliest, least supported project out there – I know because I have had many clients with this goal – whether battling weight loss from a disease, being slight or having less lean body mass then they desired, or those who need to gain weight […]

HealthiER Holiday Habits – A Better Nutrition Checklist for the Holiday Season

By Tori Holthaus RD and Ashley Koff RD With the kickoff of the holiday season, you may be wondering how you’re going to maintain your health among the gingerbread cookies, snowy days, and holiday hustle. At AKA, we understand that the holidays can wreck havoc on normal eating habits, digestion, sleep, and stress, so check-in […]

Can I have soup – I am so confused – should it be my meal or do I eat something with it? Doesn’t it have too much salt?

It’s getting cold out there so this is such a timely question! Here’s the Soup Situation: 1) Soup is liquid nutrition (just like juices)- that’s great from a digestive standpoint as it means you don’t have to do as much work to get the quality nutrients that can be in a soup. This is why […]

Hot on the Scene: Thirteen Reasons to Bean

By Tori Holthaus RD & Ashley Koff RD Lately, the bean – a nutrient-dense legume full of healthy carbohydrates, fiber, and protein – has been getting some well-deserved attention. Several bean and bean-based products are now hitting the market, including bean chips, bean pastas, bean cereals, and different bean spreads. We agree they are worthy, […]

Sip Your Way Slim with Ashley’s Easy Liquid Nutrition tips

Less is More – a beverage with natural sugar should be no bigger than 6 oz (juice, milk etc) or no more than 15g total carbohydrate for the serving YOU DRINK Drink aspirationally – wouldn’t you rather be ‘tall’ than ‘grande’? When life gives you lemons, make lemonade – water, lemons/lemon juice, stevia or 1 […]