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About FoodTrients

Combining her passion for food and a lifelong commitment to promoting a healthy lifestyle, Grace O has created FoodTrients®, a unique program for optimizing wellness. Grace O is a fusion chef with a mission: to cook up recipes for sustaining a long and joyful life that are built on a foundation of anti-aging science and her work in the health care industry. Mixing foods and unique flavors culled from a lifetime of travels from Asia to Europe and America, Grace O encourages young and old to celebrate a full life that embraces diversity. Lifestyle tips, age-defying recipes, and secrets of the healing properties of food are the centerpiece of FoodTrients™–all available through cookbooks, e-newsletters, and

4 Tips for Picking Your Perfect Protein

Looking for a workout boost? Trying to manage your weight? While protein powders have many

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How To Get Fit at Mid-Life

What if you could be fitter now than you were in your twenties? And what if you could achieve it while feeling more comfortable and confident in your body than ever before? On the eve of their 48th birthdays, authors … Continue reading

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This Pasta Is Full of (Black) Beans

Made from black beans, black bean pasta is a nutritional powerhouse. One serving typically contains 15 to 22 grams protein and 6 to 8 grams fiber, not to mention a healthful dose of calcium, vitamins and minerals–and it’s gluten-free. Pairing … Continue reading

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Visionary! 4 Foods To Support Eye Health

Give your peepers some attention! In addition to wearing protective sunglasses while outside, getting annual eye checkups and supplementing wisely, fill your plate with vision-supporting foods. KALE, SPINACH AND TURNIP GREENS We love these verdant veggies for their eye-fortifying nutrients: … Continue reading

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Surprise Them With Sweet Potato-Blueberry Pancakes

With activities, meetings, appointments and tired kids, evening meals don’t always happen the way you want them to. Take advantage of fresh faces and morning attitudes and enjoy breakfast together instead. (Of course, if you really want to surprise the … Continue reading

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How Far Will We Go To Avoid Death?

Americans have a history of obsession with fads designed to help us live forever. But to what end?

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Endive, Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

This fresh appetizer combines creamy avocado, bitter endive, sweet grapefruit and crunchy macadamia nuts for a bite that is pleasing to all the senses. Ingredients: 1 ruby grapefruit or navel orange 2 Tbs. unrefined avocado oil 1 Tbs. blackberry or … Continue reading

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Melanoma: What You Need To Know Now

It’s not intuitive, but even though awareness about the dangers of sun has increased, so have melanoma rates. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer and, according to estimates, there will be between 91,270 to 178,560 cases diagnosed in … Continue reading

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Your Online Resources for Depression Help

If you or someone you know is suffering from depression, use these resources to find help. Anxiety and Depression Association of America Includes a searchable database of support groups across the country and offers a list of questions you should ask … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk A Minute About Mental Health

Let’s say you twisted your ankle and it’s causing unbearable pain. You’ll likely go to a doctor, who will examine you and probably order an X-ray. If it’s just a sprain, you’ll be advised to apply ice, elevate and stay … Continue reading

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