Dr. Ann

“Dr. Ann, I want to let you know also that I have lost 19 pounds since doing the course. I have 7 pounds to go for my ideal weight. I went from a size 12 & 14 to size 6 & 8. Everyone wants to know how I did it. I tell them to Google […]

March 20, 2024 •

Wellness Retreat Information

The next retreat is on Friday, March 29th. *Scroll to the bottom for pricing details. ↓ • WHAT YOU GET 🍏 A front-row seat to my signature presentation on healthy eating to include the fascinating topic of Time Restricted Eating. In this intimate group setting, you’ll have plenty of time to engage and ask questions. […]

The mineral magnesium is involved in over 300 critical biochemical reactions in the human body, including converting vitamin D into its active form. Unfortunately, low dietary intakes of this mighty mineral are rampant. Limiting processed, industrial foods and replacing them with whole, real foods directly from Mother Earth is a wonderful start. Additionally, make note […]

A single liter of bottled water can contain hundreds of thousands of tiny plastic particles. That was the highly alarming conclusion of a new study that employed an advanced laser to accurately measure microscopic plastic particles, including nanoplastics, the tiniest sized plastic particles (which measure as small as 100 nanometers).  ​ For this study, scientists […]

February 29, 2024 •

More Plants, Less Covid

A plant-based diet appears to offer significant protection from contracting COVID-19. That was the highly motivating conclusion of a new study. For this study, scientists recruited two dietary groups: adults who regularly consume plant-based diets (278) and omnivores (424). The plant-based group included vegans, vegetarians, and flexitarians (those who consume meat 3 or fewer times […]

Nuts and seeds are also great foods for lowering cholesterol. Check out my list: “Top 10 Foods for Lowering Cholesterol” Over HALF of Americans have elevated cholesterol levels so please make note of these foods – most of which are scrumptious!   Thank you so much for reading and  feeding your hunger for health because I know […]

I cannot stress enough how important it is to be certain that you are regularly consuming this crucially important fat.  The foods that provide omega-3 fats include seafood (particularly oily fish), walnuts, whole soy foods, canola oil, omega-3 fortified eggs, flax, chia, and hemp seeds, wheat germ, and dark leafy greens.  

Those eating more ultra-processed foods are more likely to become depressed. That was the conclusion from a study that followed the diets and health status of over 31,000 formerly healthy US women over an average period of 14 years.  After adjusting for various confounding factors including age, exercise, and income, women who consumed the most […]

Want to improve your weight control? Get in your exercise during the morning hours.  In a study that followed the movement of 5,285 US adults using accelerometers worn on the hip, scientists noted clear associations between the timing of exercise and body weight.  Specifically, in subjects who exercised between the hours of 7 am and […]

Getting your intake of omega 6 oils down to a healthy level is simple. Simply abide by the following: Get the Omega 3 Fats In! – Plan of Action   

August 1, 2023 •

Tasty Tex Mex Frittata Recipe

Frittatas are so easy to make and a perfect way to incorporate eggs at dinner. Feel free to substitute or add any other diced veggies or canned beans of choice. SERVES 6 Preheat over to 375 degrees. In a skillet sauté onions and peppers in the olive oil until soft. In a separate bowl, whisk […]

June 15, 2023 •

Foods Highest in Flavanols

Flavanols are prized plant compounds that exhibit uniquely powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. They appear to be especially helpful for cardiovascular health and brain health. Here are the foods that contain highest amounts of flavanols : See how I make my Matcha Elixir in this video!