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What should my dad eat? This week’s Ask Ashley answers what’s Better Men’s Nutrition, Simplified?!

Ask Ashley: Hi! I’m trying to help my dad eat healthier. I’m home from college and took a nutrition course at school so I am really focused on eating better and my dad said he would try. But I’m really confused about what he should eat. I read that he needs selenium but not calcium. […]

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Ashley’s DigestiveTuneUp mocktail: You ARE what you Digest & Absorb

I always say You are NOT what you eat, you ARE what you Digest & Absorb. Do both of these better with this delicious mocktail that helps restore and retain optimal digestion for better health. Bonus, it also helps build lean body mass and promote a healthy inflammatory response. Yup, I drink it daily when […]

To carb or not to carb OR How I became my own patient

Feeling hungover the day after July 4th? Deciding that since you overdid it – had a cheat day, week, or needing a kick to get back on the right track – means that the most efficient way to get results is for you to remove carbs from your diet. Heck you might remove coffee and […]

Ask Ashley Koff RD- “How much vitamin D does my preschooler need and what are best sources”

#AskAshleyKoffRD #BetterPreschoolNutritionSimplified Ms. Koff – I wanted to ask you what you would recommend for a preschooler (4years old) as for vitamin D? What brand and dosage? I would greatly appreciate your advise. Sincerely, Vida Thanks for the question. Summer is a great time to answer this question as so many of us think summer […]

AskAshleyKoffRD: Is Postnatal Depletion keeping you from better health even a decade after you gave birth?

Question: I wanted to ask your professional opinion on one of the most recent articles written on GOOP titled Postnatal Depletion: Are the mineral and vitamin deficiencies described ones that any doctor can help test for if you specifically request this info, or do you believe this is something better done with a nutritionist […]

#AskAshleyKoffRD- I’ve read that sometimes probiotics can make gut issues worse. Is this true?

“I’ve read that sometimes probiotics can make gut issues worse. Is this true?”  Christina J Answer: Christina I am SO grateful for your question as it’s an issue that I don’t think gets enough attention these days. I remember doing some of the first education in the country – for practitioners and the media – […]

Ask Ashley Koff RD- Should I skip hemp foods because Omega 6 fats are bad for you?

I have heard that I should skip hemp foods because Omega 6 fats are bad for you? I really like hemp seed but I don’t want to do something wrong for my health. Help please! – Kelly  Well, you would have to skip a lot more than hemp to avoid omega 6 fatty acids and in doing so […]

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#AskAshleyKoffRD- Diet Help For Kidney Stones

I am a 49 year old female with a history of kidney stones. In September of 2009, I was diagnosed with Sponge Kidney Disease. I know that my stones were high in Calcium and Oxalate. On May 8, 2015, I had a 9mm kidney stone on my left side removed by a procedure called ureteroscopy. […]

Better Liquid Nutrition

In the form of juices, smoothies, soups, and shots, so many of us are turning to liquid nutrition at different points in our days. So is liquid nutrition good? Is drinking a salad the same as eating one? And if so, why? Are some liquid options better than others? The answer – not surprising – […]