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
Breaking Through the Myths About Your Genes (Guest Blog From Frank Lipman)
One of the greatest breakthroughs in the past few decades has been the explosion in our understanding of human genetics. Mapping the human genome and learning all the ways that genes affect our lives, our health, and our weight, has been an extraordinary step forward in human understanding. But as with most good things, there Read More…
Purple Reigns. The Power of Purple!
A favorite color, perhaps for its royal intentions, purple food packs health benefits worthy of discussion. In fact, many are saying “Purple is the new green” when speaking of the equally high level of antioxidants in purple foods (like potatoes!) as kale, Brussels, and other greens, but let’s not go marketing crazy! The antioxidants are Read More…
To Charcoal or not to Charcoal- that is the question
“I see that you don’t recommend drinking charcoal – I thought it’s needed to detox?” Matt Hey Matt, so glad you asked. I never want to just tell someone not to or to have something and much prefer you hear my reasoning and then decide on your own. As a clinician working in the hospital, Read More…
Herbs and spices 101!
Hey Ashley, thanks for the great talk on herbs. You mentioned that you have resources on how long to store them and how to store them best (including dried ones), please share! Thanks … EK RD Herbs and spices are packed with nutrients, so much so, that tiny amounts (a pinch or an eighth of Read More…
I want to try a protein powder, what do you recommend?
“I’m on the Day off Diet (saw you on Dr Oz show answering questions so I’m reaching out to you) and loving it – I’ve lost 15 pounds already! But I hate Greek yogurt. I was so glad the plan lets us choose a protein powder instead. But I don’t know which one to pick. Read More…
Winter woes: I have no energy and it’s freezing. Help!”
“It’s freezing outside. I am so unmotivated and cold. I don’t want to go through another winter gaining weight but I feel stuck, any ideas?” – Frozen & Fat Oh do I hear you! Not only is it freezing, its also dark – when we wake and at like 4pm. If we listen to nature, Read More…
Quinoa Tabouli Salad
Here is a favorite Holiday Recipe of Ashley’s as seen in her Align Video. Quinoa Tabouli Salad Mix together 1⁄2 cup of a quinoa trio (red, black, and/or pearl quinoa) with 1 ounce feta cheese 2 teaspoons of olive oil Lemon juice Salt & pepper A cup of chopped blend of tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, mint, Read More…