Dr. Ann


Limit Your Intake of Omega 6 Oils – Plan of Action

Getting your intake of omega 6 oils down to a healthy level is simple. Simply abide by the following: Do not buy or use soybean oil, sunflower oil, safflower oil, or corn oil in your kitchen. In leu of the oils above, choose extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). This anti-inflammatory oil should be your oil […]

Getting your intake of omega 6 oils down to a healthy level is simple. Simply abide by the following: Do not buy or use soybean oil, sunflower oil, safflower oil, or corn oil in your kitchen. In leu of the oils above, choose extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). This anti-inflammatory oil should be your oil […]

Gut microbes directly impact stroke severity and stroke outcomes. That was the riveting conclusion from a first-of-its-kind laboratory study. This illuminating discovery is thanks to an esteemed group of Cleveland Clinic scientists with over a decade of experience unraveling the relationship between TMAO, a toxic compound created by certain species of gut microbes, and health […]

Long-chained omega 3 fats like those in oily fish are firmly established as pivotal agents for brain health and regulating inflammation. Now, an eye-popping new lab study is revealing that these precious fats appear to be a powerful weapon for killing cancer cells as well. To make this determination, scientists conducted two studies. In the first, scientists added […]

July 6, 2021 •

Fruit Fights Diabetes

If you love fruit like I do, you will be happy to learn that Mother Nature’s dessert appears to be a mighty safeguard against type 2 diabetes. In a study that monitored the diets and health of 7,675 Australian adults over a period of five years, those consuming two servings of fruit a day were 36 percent […]

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Processed foods and red meat drive a proinflammatory gut microbiome. That was the conclusion of a new study that monitored the diets as well as the gut microbes of 1,425 study subjects across four groups—those with Crohn’s disease, those with ulcerative colitis, those with irritable bowel syndrome, and normal subjects.Across all groups, higher intakes of animal foods, sugar, processed foods, and […]

May 26, 2021 •

More Greens, More Strength

Popeye was right. Consuming leafy greens appears to strengthen our muscles! In a study that followed the diets and physical status of 3,759 men and women over a 12-year period, those consuming the most dietary nitrate, a compound abundant in leafy greens, exhibited significantly greater strength of the lower extremities relative to those consuming the least.  These […]

May 26, 2021 •

Make Room for Mushrooms

Make room for more mushrooms! That was the upshot of a large review study examining the relationship between eating mushrooms and cancer risk. The review included 17 previously published studies encompassing over 19,500 study subjects. The results? In study subjects consuming the most mushrooms (around 18 grams a day or a small handful), cancer risk […]

Buy your starch staples in volume. There is always superior “value in volume,” and the starches I recommend are some of the very best nutritional buys of the entire grocery store, going for as little as 10 cents per serving. Choose the biggest bags or containers available for your brown rice oatmeal dried beans quinoa […]

If you’re like most Americans, the never-ending stream of ultra-processed, highly palatable foods that define our modern food supply has hijacked your taste buds. But have no fear! Fortunately, our sense of taste is highly malleable. This means that your taste buds can be coaxed into loving the simple and less intense flavor profiles typical […]

Roasting is arguably the healthiest and tastiest way to prepare your veggies.  It preserves their nutrients while concentrating their natural sugars and flavors which makes them particularly yummy to even the pickiest palates.  Roasting also dramatically shrinks them in size (because it removes their water), making it easier to consume more in 1 sitting.  Based […]

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