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Our NAUGHTY and NICE Holiday Food List

TS-496959258 Lede Photo -- Tangerines The winter holidays are a time for eating delicious food and spending time with friends and family. Studies do show that a small weight gain is common during this festive time. No one food or beverage is good or bad  but some have more health properties than others. See the 5 winter holiday foods to indulge in this year and the 5 to reduce READ MORE

Three Nutrients That Can Help Prevent Memory Loss

Banana brain food With literally thousands of different supplements on the market, many of them claiming to help with memory, it can be quite daunting to know which, if any, you can take to help slow memory loss. In order to boost your cognition you need to ensure you are getting enough of certain nutrients. Here are some nutrients that can help you in improving your brain power: Magnesium READ MORE

Holiday Recovery Time! Detox With This Juice

TS-508511603 Beet Juice After the holiday parties and all of the tempting dishes and desserts, I want to get myself back on track health-wise. This Detox Juice will help rid your system of heavy metals, cleanse your liver, and clean out your colon. The chlorophyll in watercress helps to purify the blood of toxins. If you can’t get fresh watercress, you can use spirulina powder in its place. The READ MORE

Indulge the FoodTrients Way for the Holidays

ThinkstockPhotos-496974804 We all love to indulge during the holidays. For many of us, eating healthy goes out the door from Thanksgiving to New Year’s. But there are so many delicious, festive foods that can add to your health and to the holiday spirit. I like to spoil my guests with foods that are festive and indulgent, but also contribute anti-aging benefits. Here are a few tips: Appetizer READ MORE

Dazzle Your Guests with These Mouthwatering Main Dishes

Happy-Holidays-FoodTrients-1024x683crop475 I really enjoy this time of year because in addition to the religious significance, it gives me the excuse to entertain on a grander scale than usual. I love reaching out to friends, family and those I would like to spend more time with. It’s important to me that I spoil my guests, but that doesn’t mean with rich, tasty foods that aren’t necessarily good for READ MORE

Stress, Heart Health and the Holidays

heartholiday At this time of year with several big holidays approaching, like many of my patients, you may feel overwhelmed with too much to do and are starting to feel cranky and out of sorts.  Along with all the usual responsibilities of jobs, family routines, etc, this season brings the added pressure of financial concerns from holiday spending. In addition, friends and family that we may not have READ MORE

Entertain With Happy, Healthy, Holiday Dishes

Holiday dinner I love to open up my home and invite friends and family over for celebrations. And the holiday season provides irresistible opportunities to throw great parties that people will remember. My first priority is always my guests, and I ensure that they are well fed, entertained, and delighted. Good food is vital to any party. Hungry guests are not happy guests, so I have a wide READ MORE

15 Tips To Avoid Holiday Pounds

Gingerbread man and Christmas cookies on plate, elevated view I just recently read a survey that the average person gains approximately 5 pounds during the holiday season. I don’t know if it’s one hundred percent accurate but if you’re worried about being part of that statistic, don’t despair. Here’s my holiday gift to you on how to avoid weight gain over the next few weeks! Below are 15 READ MORE

5 Ways To Have More Holiday Fun With Sensible Drinking

ThinkstockPhotos-504033343 It’s the holidays again and with it come all those holiday office parties, family get-togethers, and meeting friends for dinner and drinks.  It’s a season designed for fun and warm relationships with everyone you know.  Because of that, it’s also a time when many people are inclined to drink more alcohol than usual.  That’s why I’ve put together a list of 5 easy ways to stay healthy READ MORE

One Peking Duck: Three Ways To Eat It

Peking Duck Dish FoodTrients DSC05151 In May of this year, the FoodTrients team travelled to Yantai, China for the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards to receive the ‘Best in the World’ award for Innovation for my most recent cookbook, The Age Beautifully Cookbook: Easy and Exotic Longevity Secrets from around the World.  As you can imagine, we sampled extraordinary food during the many days of this event as READ MORE
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Ai Anti- inflammatories
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Ao Anti- oxidant
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
IB Immunity Boosters
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
MB Mind
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
F Disease Prevention
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.