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June 17, 2022 • Brain Health, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Heart Health

The Power 10: Top Foods for Overall Health

10 Foods Dr. Ann Strives to Eat Daily

Basket of blurberries
  1. Nuts (Any Variety)
  2. Berries (Any Variety)
  3. Avocados
  4. Dark Chocolate (70% or higher cacao)
  5. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  6. Freshly Brewed Tea (Especially Matcha)
  7. Dark Leafy Greens (Raw or Cooked)
  8. Legumes (Beans, Peas, Lentils)
  9. Seeds (Ground Flax, Chia, Hemp)
  10. Fermented Foods (2-3 Servings Per Day)

Here’s one of my favorite salad recipes! Strive to include some of The Power 10 in every meal you make!

Collards for a salad

The Wellness Retreat Salad


  • 2 bunches (or about 8 cups) of fresh collards, stripped and chopped
  • 1 small-medium purple onion, diced or julienned
  • 1/2 cup high quality aged white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 medium, crispy pink lady apple, diced into small chunks
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped

Curry Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 2 tsp. Grey Poupon “Harvest Course Ground” mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. berry-based jelly/ jam of choice, marmalade, or honey 


Combine ingredients in a bowl, add amount of desired dressing, and serve. 

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