About Ashley Koff, RD

Ashley Koff RD is your better health enabler. Koff's better nutrition tools, tips and support help you get and keep better health results powered by better nutrition. A practitioner first, award-winning nutrition expert, author, speaker, consultant, spokesperson and advocate, Koff regularly shares her Better Nutrition message with millions. You can access her better nutrition tools via The Better Nutrition Membership for you and your family, your patients, colleagues and students. Koff is the author of two books, The Road Trip to Better Health Program, has an award-winning social media platform and co-hosts the podcast “Take Out with Ashley and Robyn”. Currently living in Washington DC, Koff is re-learning trumpet, enjoys boxing workouts, and getting outdoors with Rerun, her dog. For more about Ashley or to get the Better Nutrition tools visit www.AshleyKoffApproved.com

Three Reasons & Ways to PEAR More Often This School Year

By Ashley Koff RD* An apple for the teacher? Why not a pear?! I love pears, so I get especially excited during this time of year. Pear season is kicking off (look for Bartletts, Red Bartletts and Starkrimsons!), and before I share some of my favorite ways to enjoy pears, I thought I would tell you a little about the nutritional benefits of this healthy, in-season fruit. Pears pack fiber – If you are trying to improve your fiber intake,** then pears are your better choice. A medium pear provides about 6 grams, which is a great way to help you meet your daily fiber goals. Plus, fiber helps you feel full and satisfied longer, so when it comes to smart snacking, fiber is a must. Pears have excellent skin – with pears it’s best to eat the skin for Continue reading