Dr. Ann

It’s my standard advice to forego a mid-morning snack, especially for those who want to lose weight, and a study supports this is a sound recommendation. In a twelve-month weight loss study involving 123 overweight adults put on caloric restriction diets, those who reported regular mid-morning snacking lost 40% less weight than study subjects who avoided this […]

We all know what it’s like to get that mid-afternoon hunger strike. If you get hungry, be sure to grab (guilt free!) one of my top 10 favorite snacks! A handful (1 ounce) of nuts – any variety, packaged or bulk fresh Fresh veggies (carrots, bell pepper strips, celery, cherry tomatoes, broccoli florets) dipped in hummus, […]

A generous handful (1 oz.) of mixed nuts – I love the Kirkland’s Extra Fancy Mixed Nuts® from Costco. 2/3 of a cup of Greek plain yogurt with ½ tbs of almond butter and 1 Tbsp. of blackstrap molasses (I use a ramekin) A large, fresh carrot dipped in hummus Food Should Taste Good® brand […]