Dr. Ann

  As the saying goes – “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” Shifting more of your daily calories from lunch and/or dinner to breakfast may represent a powerful strategy for slowing the highly predictable middle-age spread. Cambridge scientists followed over 6,700 adults, age 40 to 75, over a […]

In an encouraging new report, scientists offer what may be a reliable antidote to one of the most predictable (and dreaded!) effects of dieting—a slowdown in metabolism and subsequent robust weight regain. For this intriguing new study, scientists placed men into one of two different diet groups. Diet group 1 cut their daily calories by […]

In a first-of-its-kind evaluation presented at the International Congress on Obesity, German researchers evaluated 9 popular over-the-counter weight loss products to see if they were effective.  In this double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trial (the most accurate type of study), NONE of the supplements were any more effective than the placebo (dummy pills). In a second […]