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Some Sweet News for Paleo Dieters

Honey jar with honeycombs and pollen By Jenny Ivy As the name suggests, Paleo diets generally fall in line with rules governing a prehistoric, or Paleolithic, lifestyle. In other words, if a caveman couldn’t access it or it’s not naturally occurring, it’s off the plate, so to speak, for Paleo dieters. Focused primarily on the consumption of real, unprocessed, non-packaged food (think lean meats, eggs, vegetable and limited quantities of READ MORE

Summertime’s a Great Time To Create Your Own Ice Cream Flavors

Homemade vanilla ice cream with mint When it comes to preparing food, I like to go all out. Cooking brings me such joy that I’m willing to go to any length to share READ MORE

Take a Dip into These Aiolis from Around the World

Different tasty sauces in bowls with spices on light wooden table An aioli is a French dipping sauce, a garlicky mayonnaise, that works wonderfully well whether you’re dipping French fries, steamed artichoke leaves, or shrimp. It can be spread on sandwiches or used as a thick salad dressing. It’s also quite versatile, able to take on a wide variety of spices to create an array of global READ MORE

Meloniscious! How To Pick (and Eat) Perfect Melons

Watermelon, melon, grapes, peach, pumpkin on old wooden table Today’s melons are way beyond your standard cantaloupes, honeydews and watermelons READ MORE

Well-Traveled Salad Dressings and Marinades

Lemon Vinaigrette with Thyme As the summer heats up, quick salads and meals inspire my favorite international-style dressings, while maximizing the benefits of FoodTrients. Most of these dressings can also be used to marinate meat, chicken or seafood. You’ll notice that many of these dressings/marinades contain a small amount of mustard. Mustard serves as an excellent emulsifier to fully incorporate the oil and the acid.  It also READ MORE

Mediterranean Superfoods Are Health Heroes

Mediterranean omega-3 diet. You have probably heard of the Mediterranean Diet. Besides conjuring visions of sipping chilled prosecco overlooking a sparkling sea, this way of cooking and eating is a heavily plant-based diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, herbs, fish, lean meats (in moderation) and monounsaturated oils, such as olive oil. READ MORE

Mangoes: All Hail the ‘King of Fruits’!

For those of us who grew up in Southeast Asia, mangoes are as common there as apples are here in North America— READ MORE

Mining the Herbal Medicine Chest in Your Kitchen

Fresh wild edible spring herbs on wooden spoons Did you know there’s a powerful herbal medicine chest in your kitchen? Imagine being prepared for that next cold, scrape, headache, digestive issue, stressful day, or sleepless night with simple ingredients from your cupboard. Instead of pills, reach for: Cinnamon Tea to soothe your throat . . . Garlic Hummus to support your immune system . . . Ginger Lemon READ MORE

Save Your Eyes with Collagen

Food rich in collagen concept. Healthy eating and dieting with salmon fish, avocado, eggs and nuts. Anti-Aging Medicine wouldn’t be complete without proper respect being given to this behind-the-scenes amazing nutrient that literally helps hold your entire body together – collagen. It is the second most common substance in your body next to water. Not only does it help “knit” your skin together to keep your skin READ MORE

Mark Bittman on Food: Sustainable to Suicidal

Tractor spraying young corn with pesticides The story of humankind is usually told as one of technological innovation and economic influence—of arrowheads and atomic bombs, settlers and stock markets. But behind it all, there is an even more fundamental driver: Food. 91lfkjAjf-LIn Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal, trusted food authority Mark Bittman offers 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.