Dr. Ann

Most people know that too much bad fat (saturated and trans) will do a dirty number on their hearts, but few recognize that too much sugar is likely even worse! Unfortunately, sugar consumption is at an all-time high in the U.S. with 16% of our total calories coming from sugar added to processed and prepared […]

Of all the radical changes in the modern American diet compared to that consumed by our hunter-gatherer ancestors, our record consumption (3 fold increase since 1970!) of sweetened beverages (soda, sports drinks, etc.) is arguably the most profound and tops my list as one of the most high risk of all our unhealthy habits.  Sweetened […]