Dr. Ann

Including a bowl of cereal for breakfast is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to tap into the health-boosting power of whole grains. Eating whole grain cereal may be especially valuable for reducing the risk of high blood pressure. After following over 13,000 male physicians for 16 plus years, scientists found that men […]

  Science emerges daily highlighting both the necessity of physical fitness, as well as the long list of astounding health benefits associated with routine exercise. With all the options available to us for getting our daily-dose of movement, it’s worth noting that yoga has maintained its popularity as an exercise practice of choice for more […]

If like me, you indulged more on high fat goodies over the holidays, you will be pleased to know that wild blueberries appear to offer up a host of “damage control” benefits. In a lab study that sought to evaluate the effects of a high fat diet enhanced with wild berries over a three-month period, rats consuming […]

Here are my key strategies for lowering your blood pressure through diet and lifestyle – no medications required! Eat as many fruits and vegetables as possible – aim for 7 or more servings daily. Countless studies have shown that diets high in fruits/veggies can lower blood pressure and protect against hypertension. Superstar veggies for lowering […]