Ashley Koff, RD

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For the second time this week, a major U.S. manufacturer of ice cream has recalled all of its products because of possible contamination with the bacteria listeria.

    Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams said Thursday that it was recalling all of ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new look at what kinds of foods might help people keep their weight in check as they age found that not all calories are created equal and some foods are not as bad for the middle-aged waistline as many believe.

    While men and women who ate lo...Full Article

  • Ashley Koff, RD - Washington, DC - Nutrition & Dietetics
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Slightly more than half of middle-aged adults and seniors in the United States take aspirin daily to prevent heart attack, stroke or other serious illnesses, a new survey has found.

    Leading medical associations recommend use of low-dose aspirin m...Full Article

  • Ashley Koff, RD - Washington, DC - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Ashley Koff, RD answered:
    Be your own cheerleader. Before you have to take care of anyone else in your day, take care of you first by giving yourself a morning pep talk while you're in front of the mirror. It may seem silly, but saying a few positive affirmations, such as "I'm going to have a fabulous day; I'm full of untapped energy and...Read More
  • Ashley Koff, RD - Washington, DC - Nutrition & Dietetics
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    “Better Nutrition IS Simple: when we give our body what it recognizes, it works efficiently & effectively >> better energy >> better health”

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Epidemiology:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Blue Bell Creameries said Monday that it will pull all of its frozen dessert products off the market because they might be contaminated with a bacteria that can cause stomach illness.

    So far, tainted ice cream made by Blue Bell has been linked t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of American children and teens with type 1 diabetes are experiencing a life-threatening complication at the time of their diagnosis, a new study finds.

    Researchers say a lack of insurance may mean some children are getting diagn...Full Article

  • Ashley Koff, RD - Washington, DC - Nutrition & Dietetics
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    “Cooking the health out of broccoli? New survey finds most Americans r! Here's what u need to know http://t.co/jN4QmrW1vd #client @truebroc”

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  • Ashley Koff, RD - Washington, DC - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Ashley Koff, RD answered:
    There is no better and no more reliable barometer of your overall health than your perceived energy level. If you're feeling low on energy, that's an extremely reliable indicator that there's a systemic health problem or issue that needs attending -- your interlocking "equations" are not humming. That's...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The American Heart Association has issued its first-ever guidelines regarding life for patients older than 40 who were born with heart disease.

    There are now more adults with congenital heart disease than children with the disease, Dr. Ami Bhatt,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The American Heart Association has issued its first-ever guidelines regarding life for patients older than 40 who were born with heart disease.

    There are now more adults with congenital heart disease than children with the disease, Dr. Ami Bhatt,...Full Article

  • Ashley Koff, RD - Washington, DC - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Ashley Koff, RD answered:
    Persistent fatigue is one of the most commonly experienced cancer symptoms. It's also usually the case that the more fatigue, the more advanced the cancer -- both malignant and benign. Cancer is a prime example of a disease state whereby the body is not performing at 100 percent as it creates unhealthy...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking salt pills does little to boost the performance of endurance athletes, new research shows.

    Although the study only involved 11 athletes, the findings challenge the widely held belief that salt pills can help these athletes do better durin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a discovery that could eventually shed light on some diseases that plague modern society, a tribe in a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Venezuela appears to have the most diverse collection of bodily bacteria ever found.

    The study suggests ...Full Article