Dr. Ann

Ginger is a superstar spice, especially for its anti-inflammatory power. Here are easy ways to eat more of it! Use fresh ginger root to add flavorful intrigue to your dishes. Chop or grate it into sauces, salad dressings, or right on top of your salad, poultry or seafood. Snack on candied ginger or make it […]

Here are some great tips to navigate the grocery store so you can walk out with the best foods to eat right for life! –Ignore the dizzying array (60 plus varieties!) of flavored and specialty yogurts now complicating the yogurt aisle and limit your selections to the one and only truly healthy yogurt—low- fat or […]

As a busy working Mother 100 percent committed to feeding my family wholesome and nutritious home-cooked meals– I have mastered the art of efficient grocery shopping. Here are 4 time and sanity saving tips for your trips to the grocer that are guaranteed to improve the nutritional health of your loved ones. Ignore the dizzying array (60 plus […]

If you want to get the most health value from your salad veggies with the least amount of added fat, reach for an olive oil or canola oil based-salad dressing. Both provide heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and a nifty new study found that monounsaturated fat-based salad dressings achieved the greatest absorption of healthy carotenoids for the least […]

Through the ages, vinegar has enjoyed a rich and colorful position as an agent of folk medicine and intriguing new science supports that it may be of particular benefit on the weight control front.  Past studies have already shown that it attenuates the glycemic response (rise in blood glucose) when consumed with carb foods (which […]