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How To Get Fit at Mid-Life

Happy fit woman cheering and celebrating 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 Samantha Brennan and Tracy Isaacs set out to achieve a daunting feat: to become the fittest they’d ever been in their lives READ MORE

Visionary! 4 Foods To Support Eye Health

visionhealth 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 KALE, SPINACH AND TURNIP GREENS We love these verdant veggies for their eye-fortifying nutrients: lutein and zeaxanthin—antioxidants that reduce risk of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of vision READ MORE

Natural Weight Loss Supplements

ThinkstockPhotos-490521201 Are natural weight loss supplements safe? Weight loss supplements are among the most utilized and misunderstood products out on the market. Studies estimate that one in three overweight or obese American adults are using these products and with a tainted history, it is important to approach weight loss supplements with vigilance. News articles abound with information on problematic supplements, most recently additive β-methylphenylethylamine (BMPEA) an READ MORE

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 the U.S. this year, which represents a steady increase over the past two decades. But there is a READ MORE

Is Poor Diet Behind The Teenage Mental Health Crisis?

Upset girl surrounded by party supplies Fiona Hunter, one of the UK’s leading nutritionists, takes a look at the possible correlation between the emerging mental health crisis in teenagers and how this could be linked to the lack of vital vitamins and minerals in teenagers. This week, research found that young people aged 16 to 25 are the unhappiest generation in a decade, with one in four feeling READ MORE

Are Apricot Seeds Safe or Toxic?

A bottle of apricot kernel oil Did you know that inside the pit of an apricot there lies a small, almond-shaped kernel? Also referred to as laetrile® or B17, apricot kernels are used as an alternative treatment for cancer. Apricot seeds contain plant substances called Nitrilosides. Amygdalin is a type of nitriloside which can convert to cyanide when consumed, a known toxin that exists in some plant sources. READ MORE

Baking Soda Improves Cancer Treatment?

baking soda Consuming baking soda may help immunotherapy drugs to fight difficult-to-treat tumors. This cheap and simple intervention may eventually improve current cancer treatments. Baking soda could help to boost immunotherapy. Within tumors, large portions are deprived of oxygen. Scientists know that these hypoxic regions tend to be the most resistant to treatment. If a cell is unable to access adequate oxygen, it slows down and enters what is known READ MORE

Take 5 Minutes (or Less!) for Stress Busters

simple stress busters Feeling stressed? Take a time out to practice easy stress soothers.  You’ll find you can alleviate the symptoms of stress and anxiety in simple ways that take five minutes or less. breathing Inhale for four slow seconds (one Mississippi… two Mississippi…), hold for three seconds, and exhale for four seconds. Try to inhale and exhale so READ MORE

Get In the Mood with Maca

maca root powder on wooden spoon against blue painted grunge wood Maca—you’ve probably seen it in foods like chocolate, energy bars, by itself, and in supplements. But what is it and what’s it for? Maca is a plant native to the Andes Mountains. It’s available in red, yellow and black varieties. While maca root has several uses, its most popular ones are for enhancing fertility and sexual function. The Sperm-Enhancing Effects READ MORE

Grace O’s Long Journey To FoodTrients

71-1 Long before the idea of FoodTrients was born, I ran a culinary school, owned restaurants and wrote a food column in Southeast Asia. So it made perfect sense that when I first moved to America 20-plus years ago, I would open a bakery. I love to bake, and cakes were my specialty. But the long hours and the need for far more support than I could 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.