Ayla Withee

Ayla is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Health Communication from Boston University. She manages the corporate wellness program for a Fortune 500 company, and is the founder and owner of Eat Simply, a nutrition education, counseling and communications company based in Natick, MA. Grounded in the concept of “real food nutrition”, Ayla’s services including nutrition for Mom + Baby, comprehensive meal planning, guidance on clean eating, food sensitivity testing, workshops, cooking demos, and customized nutrition packages. Follow her on twitter @EatSimply or email her at [email protected].

Picky eater

Five Tips for Dealing with A Picky Eater

Never have a mealtime battle again with these easy-to-implement tips.


How to Keep the Nutrients in Your Food

You can buy all the healthy food you want, but if you prepare it wrong, you lose all the nutrients.


Lower your Cholesterol in Three Steps

A few simple dietary changes can help lower your cholesterol.


What to Eat When You’re Expecting

Pregnancy isn’t an eating free-for-all. Find out which nutrients you need most.


The Truth about Probiotics

The facts on probiotics and how to incorporate them into your diet.


Local and Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

These locally-made products are perfect for a health enthusiast.


How Much Caffeine is Too Much?

Use this handy chart to see how much caffeine you are really consuming.


Will GMOs be Voted Out on Election Day?

If California’s Prop 37 passes in November, the impact will be felt in Massachusetts.


What’s Really in that Olive Oil Bottle?

Getting health benefits from olive oil should be as simple as pouring and eating. But first it has to actually be olive oil.


Are Egg Yolks Healthy?

A Harvard study says we should eat more eggs (yolks and all).


How to Spot Bad Nutrition Advice

Three red flags that should make you stop and question before making any changes to your diet.


One Easy Way to Eat More Superfoods

Adding more this in-season vegetable to your diet by stirring it into soups, salads, or smoothies.

milk substitutes

Milk or Milk Substitutes?

A crash course if you’re looking for an alternative to cow’s milk.


How to Eat Like a Marathon Runner

Why the next few days can make or break your Boston Marathon performance.


The Health Benefits of Spices You Never Knew About

Why should you be making the most of your spice cabinet? Flavor and incredible health benefits, that’s why.