Dr. Ann

In an uplifting evaluation that proves the right foods can triumph over bad genes Spanish researchers found that the potent antioxidant phenol compounds in extra virgin olive oil stifle the activity of several genes that promote inflammation. They fed 20 study subjects controlled breakfasts on different occasions. Some were fed a breakfast enriched with high […]

In a landmark report that speaks volumes to the power we possess through our diets to turn off bad genes, enjoying a Mediterranean diet proved to be a winner for stroke protection. In this study, researchers involved with the PREDIMED clinical trial, a prestigious study that compared the health effects of a Mediterranean diet to […]

In yet another study, echoing what past studies have thankfully shown – good ole’ healthy living can shut off unhealthy genes.  In an evaluation of over 20,000 adults that focused on genetic variants linked to a higher risk of obesity, study subjects who adhered to a physically active lifestyle were 40 percent less likely to […]