About Grace O
As a child in Southeast Asia, Grace O learned culinary arts by her mother's side in her family's cooking school Read More...
What is Osteoporosis And Why You Should Care?Osteoporosis is a quiet condition that occurs slowly over time as we all get older. It is usually not discovered until we start breaking bones from simple falls or less. All of us are born with thin bones, and as we grow, our bones grow and thicken. So, when Mom said "eat your veggies and drink your milk to grow
Top 50 Foods To Support Muscle and MetabolismThinking about your muscle mass isn’t just for body builders. Every single person needs to focus on maintaining their “lean body mass.” Not only does this protect your ability to be active and live healthfully as you age, it is a key part
Healthy or Unhealthy? 10 Common FoodsFor years, diet specialists, and many doctors, have told you that certain foods were forbidden for either losing weight, keeping cholesterol down, or some other health reason. Similarly, you’ve been told to use other foods labeled as “healthy” that in reality aren’t. Just in time for all your New Year’s resolutions to get healthier, and lose a
Turmeric Is a Top Anti-InflammatoryTurmeric is a root, like ginger, that has anti-inflammatory properties. Growing up in southeast Asia, I became very familiar with turmeric root. I love its bright yellow-orange color and its zingy flavor. In India, turmeric is used to give curry its yellow color. In America, it’s mostly seen as a dried powder and added to chicken-flavored soups or sauces. Turmeric is so good for
This Mediterranean Food Boosts Heart HealthIf you’re over 50, you likely grew up eating beef, a staple of most American diets for the last 50 plus years. I know I did. Steaks on a summer grill and beef hamburgers are as much American tradition as apple pie. It’s the reason we have so many (beef) burger businesses across the United States. But there’s
Answers to Your 16 Top Skin QuestionsQ: With every change of seasons, the skin on my hands and around my nails gets really dry and cracks. It’s so painful. What can I do to prevent this? “Changes of season can bring about a lot of skin changes,” says Dr. Caroline A. Chang of Dermatology Professionals in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Temperatures rise or drop,
Take a Dip into These Aiolis from Around the WorldAn 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
What Are the 7 Top Foods To Fight Cancer?I have long believed that people can transform their health with the foods they eat. I encourage patients with a wide array of conditions to examine their diets in addition to using traditional treatments and medicines. For some, adopting a healthy diet full of produce, whole grains and lean protein can improve symptoms through weight loss. For people with certain diseases, choosing
Top 50 Foods To Support Healthy WeightControlling your weight isn’t about not eating. . . it’s about eating the right kinds of foods. Studies show us which foods people eat who have successfully lost weight and kept it off long-term. It’s probably no surprise that these foods are rich in nutrients, low in calories and high in fiber and water. If your goal is
Grapefruit Is an Age-Defying HeroAn excellent source of vitamin C as well as pantothenic acid, copper, vitamin A, fiber, potassium, biotin, and vitamin B1, grapefruit is also a good source of dietary fiber. The pink, red or ruby varieties contain the carotenoid phytonutrient lycopene, which is found to be a more powerful antioxidant than other carotenoids such as beta-carotene and research has suggested it may significantly
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.