Dr. Ann

In a first-of-its-kind, elegantly designed study, scientists determined that physically fit 9 and 10 year olds have a bigger hippocampus (key area of the brain involved in memory and learning) and perform better cognitively than their less-fit peers.  (Brain Research, Sept 2010)   Children/teens who consume “competitive foods” at school (those sold in vending machines […]

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control found 20.3% of all US teens have unhealthy cholesterol levels.  Although heavier teens were the most likely to have high cholesterol, even 14% of normal weight teens had elevated cholesterol levels. Take charge of the health of your teens and download the free “cliff notes” to […]