RadioMD: Naturally Savvy

Better Nutrition: What It IS & What It's NOT

March 21, 201724 min
Hot off Natural Products Expo West, 2017, Ashley Koff, RD, returns to discuss what she saw as the top trends, as well as her "9 Commandments of Better Nutrition."Hot off Natural Products Expo West, 2017, Ashley Koff, RD, returns to Naturally Savvy to share what she saw as the top trends.1) Gummy supplements. More companies are doing these, and doing them right.2) SIBO (slow intestinal bacterial overgrowth) and FODMAP diets and products.3) Adaptogens. Class of herbs (leaf, berry, root) that have survived and thrived under extreme stress (i.e. Siberian ginseng, turmeric, Maca, reishi). They help your body adapt better to certain types of stress. A natural alternative to OTC solutions, or even stimulants like caffeine. Adaptogens can be found in powders, supplements, teas, bars, etc.Ashley also discusses her "9 Commandments of Better Nutrition," which include the following:

better nutrition better be delicious
better nutrition is better (not perfect) choices more often
better nutrition better be doable in your life today
better nutrition better be based on where you're at
better nutrition better fit in your budget
better nutrition means better quality
better nutrition means better quantity
better nutrition means better nutrient balance
better nutrition means better frequency

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