The Better Nutrition, Simplified Spring Ahead Guide
The Better Nutrition, Simplified Spring Ahead Guide Ashley Koff, RD, and Tori Holthaus, MS, RDN, LD Ready to trade in your boots for sandals? We are! It’s mid-April and we are craving more sunlight, fresh spring produce, and warmer, longer days. As we Spring Ahead, it is important to pay attention to a few health Read More…
#AskAshley What do you recommend for people who have been on lay off due to a surgery?
Hey Ashley Koff what do you recommend for people who have been on lay off due to a surgery? I know what I need to eat when I am able to work out but have been on layup since labral repair, hip reconstruction (not replacement) 3 months ago. What does my body need? How do Read More…
Get Better Prenatal Nutrition, Simplified: Easy Tips for Better Health When You’re TTC
Starting to plan for a baby? I love working with patients during this exciting time – to start thinking about prenatal nutrition and healthy lifestyle enabling. I empathize too – it can feel overwhelming, even stressful. And then there are the moments when you realize that getting pregnant isn’t always easy; I’ve had countless patients Read More…
Spring Clean, Better with Plants
It’s that time of year, Spring, where we look to jump ahead into a season of warmth, flowers and longer, sunnier days. Just like we change over our clothes, there are nutrition changes that can help support our bodies in their spring cleaning efforts. Nature gives us a hint with all the plants popping up, Read More…
My calorie tracker gives me extra calories for the exercise – should I eat those?
I am trying to lose weight so I am watching my calories and bumping up my exercise. I have a question. My calorie tracker gives me extra calories for the exercise – should I eat those? I am afraid I won’t lose as much weight! Help please. – anonymous Hi friend, Let’s tackle this GREAT Read More…
All you need to know about Calcium!
Beyond Bones: Calcium for better health, but… I have many patients that drink fat-free milk, fortified orange juice or nut milks, chew on antacids to get their “needed” calcium or come to me taking about 1200 mg of calcium as a supplement prescribed by their doctor or someone on TV. They all have the goal Read More…
Don’t make this health and beauty mistAke!
Get your A game on! Avoid a common health mistake with this better nutrition for better health, skin & beauty tip! Get the right sources of vitamin A & eliminate the wrong ones (you may be applying them unknowingly) Vitamin A is an important antioxidant nutrient that we get from whole foods like your orange Read More…
What you need to know and SHOULD know about IODINE and sea salts
I have a number of fancy sea salts I use when cooking and seasoning food. Will I get enough iodine in my diet if I am not using a iodized salt? Hey Fancy Salts and thanks for your question! First, kudos to you for cooking and for knowing we need to get in iodine, and Read More…
Better Nutrition Simplified
Nutrition? Simple? I know eating well often feels anything but simple thanks to all of the conflicting information we’re bombarded with every day, everywhere. (It’s gotten so bad, it can feel like we have “nutrition whiplash!”) Well, have I got a neck brace for you! I’m here to tell you better nutrition can be simple—I Read More…
Top Ten Reasons To Trust The Organic Seal
1. Requirements to Display the USDA Organic Seal—Since 2002, products that display the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) organic seal are certified by the National Organic Standards Board to meet requirements for organic growing, production, handling, storage, and processing practices. Read More