Dr. Ann

Healthy Living


5 Canned Foods You Should Always Have On Hand

Canned foods are convenient, economical, and in some cases even healthier than their fresh counterparts. Here are five superstars I hope you are regularly taking advantage of! Beans (any variety) 100% pumpkin puree Salmon (red sockeye best) Tomato paste Whole tomatoes Try this great salmon recipe next time you stock up on this super-healthy canned good! Quick […]

1. Dining out, especially for lunch 2. Eating while distracted, especially while watching TV 3. Eating directly out of the bag, box, or food container, especially large sizes 4. Eating quickly 5. Keeping ready to eat foods visible and in close proximity (think the cookie jar or bags of chips on the kitchen counter)

March 12, 2018 • Healthy Living

Anti-Aging Tips

One of the most glorious realities of modern medical science has been the recognition that we have enormous control over the rate at which we age. Indeed, only about 25% of the process is dictated by your genes – which means the remaining 75% is largely determined by YOU and the dietary and lifestyle choices […]

If you want to keep your hunger under wraps, be sure to include a nice dose of protein at each of your meals. Past studies have indicated that protein, relative to carbs and fats, has superior hunger-quieting effects. In an effort to confirm protein’s unique sating power, researchers performed a systematic review of past studies […]

Upcoming Dates Friday, May 11th Scroll to the bottom to see pictures from recent retreats!         The retreat was an INCREDIBLE experience. Your love of health and your communication of such incredible knowledge was a true testament. I could honestly listen to you talk many more times about this topic, which you obviously […]

We all know what it’s like to get that mid-afternoon hunger strike. If you get hungry, be sure to grab (guilt free!) one of my top 10 favorite snacks! A handful (1 ounce) of nuts – any variety, packaged or bulk fresh Fresh veggies (carrots, bell pepper strips, celery, cherry tomatoes, broccoli florets) dipped in hummus, […]

Saturday, June 2nd $100 for the first 25 people to register Regular price: $120 (down from $250!) REGISTER HERE  _____________________________________________ TESTIMONIALS Dr. Ann, I attended your half-day seminar at The Schoolhouse this past Saturday.  It was wonderful.  Just wanted to let you know that your teaching and insight into health and wellness has brought me “back to […]

If you are using artificial sweeteners to control your weight, take heed. While past studies in both animals and humans have suggested they can lead to weight gain, scientists have identified how this can happen. In a series of sophisticated lab experiments, scientists found that lab animals regularly fed a diet containing the popular artificial […]

High levels of salt/sodium in the diet are linked to a long list of modern-day maladies—from cancer to heart disease to dementia. Take heed of the guidance that follows to keep dangerous levels of salt and sodium out of your diet. To have success in maintaining a healthy sodium intake, you MUST limit your intake […]

In one of the largest evaluation to date, scientists concluded that normal weight individuals (those with a normal BMI) that carry their excess weight in the midsection (central obesity) are at the greatest risk of death from any cause relative to those who are overweight or obese and carry their weight elsewhere. In this large-scale […]

  Woohoo! Scientists uncovered a super-easy way to burn even more calories during walking– simply vary your walking speed. For this study, researchers had study subjects walk at varying speeds on a treadmill set at a constant rate. The researchers then measured the “metabolic cost” of alternating walking speeds as the study subjects purposely changed their […]

Drinking coffee fits in beautifully with healthy living. That was the energizing conclusion from a massive new review analysis that combined the data from 201 previously published studies looking at coffee consumption and health outcomes. Here are the reports “perks” at a glance: A longer life Reduced risk of death from all causes, with heart […]

Shake, shake—that may be all it takes to turn up fat burning. Past studies have linked cinnamon to healthier metabolism so a curious group of scientists decided to dig a bit deeper. For this study, they exposed the fat cells taken from a broad range of study subjects, including those of various weights and health […]