Dr. Ann

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE LIST What are the “healthy” Costco foods? Fortunately, there are lots of great-for-you healthy choices. In fact, many are exceptional, and I am delighted to share them with you. (And please note: I have zero commercial relationships with any brands.) Print Dr. Ann’s popular “Costco Love List” to learn all […]

10 Foods Dr. Ann Strives to Eat Daily Nuts (Any Variety) Berries (Any Variety) Avocados Dark Chocolate (70% or higher cacao) Extra Virgin Olive Oil Freshly Brewed Tea (Especially Matcha) Dark Leafy Greens (Raw or Cooked) Legumes (Beans, Peas, Lentils) Seeds (Ground Flax, Chia, Hemp) Fermented Foods (2-3 Servings Per Day) Here’s one of my favorite […]

This dinner is truly a WINNER. I make it often and find everyone I’ve made it for loves it too. Spiced Roasted Sweet Potatoes Serves 3-4 Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes, unpeeled   1-2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil spray    Chili Powder Garam Masala Kosher or Sea Salt    OR    Cumin Cinnamon Smoked Paprika    Choose whichever […]

The delectable Mediterranean Diet, characterized as rich in fruits, veggies, legumes, fish, and olive oil and low in red meat, sugar, and refined carbs has been strongly tied to lower rates of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, dementia, obesity, and depression. It is a proven winner for health and taste. Here are two […]

They may be the most diminutive of all fruits, but berries’ health-boosting, anti-aging credentials are astounding! Past studies have shown that berries’ potent one-two punch of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory power is especially protective for an aging brain. Scientists have identified yet another berry brain benefit. Reporting at the American Chemical Society Meeting, scientists determined that […]

Today I want to share something specifically for women, as well as something specifically for men, namely the best foods for breast health and the best foods for prostate health. Both breast cancer and prostate cancer risk are significantly impacted by the foods we eat, so it goes without saying that this is information you […]

The best foods for breast health and prostate health are in! I want to share something specifically for women, as well as something specifically for men: namely the best foods for breast health and the best foods for prostate health. Both breast cancer and prostate cancer risk are significantly impacted by the foods we eat, […]

Are you a java lover? If you love your morning cup of coffee, you’ll love this news. Coffee is on a roll with yet another powerful study extolling its health virtues. The results of the largest study to date examining the relationship between drinking coffee and heart disease, as well as the risk of death, […]

Change what you eat for better microbiome health. You can make simple diet changes, like eating less red meat and processed foods, to lower inflammation. Processed foods and red meat drive a pro-inflammatory gut microbiome. That was the conclusion of a powerful study that monitored the diets, as well as the gut microbes, of 1,425 study subjects […]

This Study Shows It Can Even Help Prevent Death WHY YOU SHOULD MAKE EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) YOUR OIL OF CHOICE EVOO reduces the risk of death from many causes. That was the tasty conclusion of a new evaluation that sought to compare olive oil consumption over time with the risk of death from […]

We already know that prunes are great for gut health, and thanks to a new study, it seems prunes are wonderful foods for our bones as well.  For this report, scientists analyzed data from 36 previous studies, 16 in rodents and 12 in humans. Taken together, the data indicate that prunes can protect us from […]

Eat More Greens for Greater Muscle Strength Boost muscle strength by including more dark leafy greens in your diet. In a study that followed the diets and physical status of about 3,800 men and women over a 12-year period, those consuming the most dietary nitrate, a compound abundant in dark leafy greens, exhibited significantly greater strength of […]