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Look and Feel Great at Every Age, Naturally

The girls enjoying some morning sunlight Look in the mirror ten years from now, and the reflection will appear different than it does today. But a variety of factors can shape exactly how that face staring back at you looks in a decade … or two … or three. Although there certainly is a science to how and why we age, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to tackling common READ MORE

Top 50 Foods To Support Healthy Weight

Assortment of fresh fish with aromatic herbs, spices and vegetables Controlling your weight isn’t about not eating. . . it’s about eating the right kinds of foods. Studies READ MORE

Grace O Launches Age Beautifully in the Philippines

[caption id="attachment_24334" align="alignnone" width="475"]From left to right: Jayjay Onrubia-Puno, Grace Mercado Ouano, Senator Nancy Binay, Pen Roque, Melvin Mangada, Icel Argana, and Dado Trillana From left to right: Jayjay Onrubia-Puno, Grace Mercado Ouano, Senator Nancy Binay, Pen Roque, Melvin Mangada, Icel Argana, and Dado Trillana[/caption] On September 13 at 3:00 p.m., a benefit and Foodtrients tasting event for Bright Halls Foundation was held at the City Club Ballroom READ MORE

Change for the Better: How To Make a Habit of It

Healthy lifestyle concept with diet and fitness How do we change?  Author Gretchen Rubin's answer: through habits. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life. It takes work to make a habit, but once that habit is set, we can harness the energy of habits to build happier, stronger, more productive lives. So, if habits are a key to change, then what we really need to know is: READ MORE

Are Vegetarian Diets Healthy?

Avocado and Quinoa Salad with Chia Seed Today, many people have adopted a vegetarian diet or are considering a switch. Reasons range from disease prevention to concern for the environment. A typical vegetarian diet not only has less saturated fat and cholesterol than a meat-based one, but it also provides a number of beneficial plant polyphenols, many of which have only been recently identified. However, there are some potential deficiencies to READ MORE

How to Choose Safer Beauty Products

Set of decorative cosmetic. Big changes start with small actions, including what you put on your face and body. That’s the fundamental principle behind Protect Our Breasts (POB, protectourbreasts.org), a nonprofit educational initiative based at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. POB’s young women ambassadors, clad in the organization’s signature green scarves and led by Executive Director Cynthia Barstow, personify a singular mission: to reduce rates of READ MORE

Got Sore Joints? 2 Nutrients Can Help

Fresh turmeric The old saying, “You are what you eat,” couldn’t be more true in regards to your bones or joints. That’s why I’ve been telling my older patients to pay more attention to their diet to preserve their joint health and stay active.  This is backed up by recent research that has shown that certain dietary factors play a bigger role in aging joint health than previously thought. Specifically, 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

The 5 Best Foods for Beautiful Skin

TS-77890319 skin-lede for Jump Winter weather is not kind to our skin. Dryness, redness, flaking or general discomfort abounds as the colder weather continues and we head towards spring. Aside from a slew of lotions and products you are what you eat and your skin is no exception. Foods that are good for your skin, helping to hydrate and guard from environmental damage, have a few things in common 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.