Dr. Ann

Mushrooms are very low in calories, containing just 20 per half cup. Mushrooms are a source of key nutrients including B vitamins, copper, potassium, selenium, and even vitamin D. Mushrooms are high in antioxidants, in many cases offering more than most vegetables. Mushrooms are home to a unique family of compounds called polysaccharides, which are […]

54% of the American population has unhealthy cholesterol levels.  Soluble fiber and phytosterols are nature’s most potent cholesterol-lowering agents.  Here is where you can get the most of each from mother earth’s apothecary: Soluble fiber – beans, peas, barley, flax seeds, oats, oat bran, chia seeds, avocado, carrots, collards, and oranges. Phytosterols – sesame seeds, […]