Dr. Ann

We already know that acute stress can trigger risky “emotional” eating, and research suggests slowing down metabolism may an additional way that stress piles on the pounds. For this new study, scientists carefully questioned a group of female adult study subjects about their previous days’ stressors and then fed them a single high-calorie, high-fat meal […]

Want to defend your body against the ravages of stress and at the same time slow down your aging? Then get healthy! In a totally uplifting and encouraging report, scientists found that adhering to the “three pillars” of healthy living – staying physically active, getting adequate sleep, and eating right – was a powerful antidote […]

One of the most spectacular scientific advancements of the past 2 decades has been the realization that we have enormous personal power and control over whether or not we will develop chronic disease.  Thankfully, cancer is no exception to this awesome biological reality.  Based on the latest evidence, about 60% of all cancers could be […]

The power of healthy living to prevent our most dreaded chronic diseases has received resounding scientific validation.  In a landmark report, scientist identified five cardinal behaviors that if practiced throughout adult life, could slash the risk of our most life-robbing and deadly diseases by 60 to 70%. For this evaluation scientists carefully monitored the health and […]

Although controversy still exists in terms of optimal supplemental dosages of vitamin D, the evidence is now clear that having low blood levels of this all-important nutrient is associated with a higher risk of premature death. In a large scale new analysis that pooled the data from 32 formerly published studies, researchers found a clear […]

One of the most spectacular scientific advancements of the past two decades has been the realization that we have enormous personal power and control over whether or not we will develop chronic disease.  Thankfully, cancer is no exception.  Based on the latest evidence, about 60% of all cancers could be prevented through diet and healthy lifestyles. Here […]

According to scientific projections presented at the recent Annual American Heart Association Meeting (AHA Scientific Session November 16, 2011 Orlando, FL), Americans are on the fast track to catastrophic health consequences as a result of unhealthy living. Based on the researcher’s analysis, 83 percent of men and 72 percent women will be overweight or obese […]