Nutrition Archives | Ann Shippy MD

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February 2, 2017

Clear Gut Vision

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the industrialized world, affecting over 10 million people in North America. There are two basic types of macular degeneration: […]
January 9, 2017
alcohol cancer

Alcohol-Related Cancer Deaths

Scientists continue researching the link between alcohol and cancer. Yet, more and more research indicates a strong association between the two. It makes sense that alcohol is linked with cancer […]
January 6, 2017
diabetes and toxins

Diabetes and Toxins

It’s not only starches, processed foods, and sugary beverages that can cause diabetes…There’s a growing body of evidence that’s showing endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are also linked to diabetes. EDCs interrupt […]
January 6, 2017
artificial sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners and Our Bodies

Investigators at the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, measured how much artificial sweeteners are absorbed into the blood stream by children and […]
January 3, 2017
additives in foods

Additives in Foods – Giving Us Something To Think About

It’s the stuff we don’t think about when we bite into those crunchy fries or gobble down a strawberry sundae. It’s the stuff that makes food appear more colorful, last […]
July 19, 2016
paleo chocolate green smoothie

Paleo Chocolate Green Smoothie

May 3, 2016
non dairy sources of calcium

20 Paleo Friendly Non Dairy Sources of Calcium

It turns out that animal dairy is not a good source of calcium. Dairy products (from cows or goats) cause an inflammatory response, raise insulin levels and acidify the body. […]
December 8, 2015
mindful eating

Five Steps to Mindful Eating and the Benefits

1.) SET YOUR INTENTION Before you sit down to eat determine your intention. Are you truly hungry and how much do you want to consume – is it more or […]
December 8, 2015
reasons to avoid sugar

Top 10 Reasons to Avoid Sugar

Cavities are no longer the only reason to avoid the sweet stuff. Recent research shows alarming links between sugar and a growing number of diseases, from diabetes to cancer. Sugar […]