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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

Molé! Spice Up Your Life & Longevity

Dry colorful spices with fresh seasoning on rustic wooden background Do you want to spice up your life while making meals that help you look and feel younger? Get ready for a delicious dish that can do just that – my Turkey with Molé Sauce, which is featured in my latest cookbook – The Age Beautifully Cookbook. Recently, I decided to create an easy way to help you up READ MORE

Fight Spring Allergies and Inflammation with Nettles

Nettle You may have noticed nettles growing alongside your hiking trails and avoided them because of their notorious stinging bite. But next time you’re out, think about bringing some gloves to collect them – nettles are a nutrition powerhouse! Stinging nettles are one of nature’s many superfoods so read on to learn about the nutritional and healing benefits of this medicinal plant. Growing naturally in many areas of the READ MORE

Cinnamon Could Stop Parkinson’s In Its Tracks

cinnamon sticks, star anise and cloves on wooden background An article appearing recently in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology indicates that cinnamon could one day be used by Parkinson’s disease patients to prevent the disease from progressing. Saurabh Khasnavis and Kalipada Pahan, PhD, of Rush University Medical Center studied the effects of the spice in a mouse model of Parkinson’s disease. They found that when cinnamon is metabolized into sodium benzoate in READ MORE

Alternative Flours Are Springing Up All Over

Kneading dough for baking among the ingredients, view from above The demand for alternative flours has never been greater, and food companies are delivering READ MORE

FDA Asks Women To Protect Themselves

Happy young brunette woman with hair dryer on blue mint background This month, the Food and Drug Administration sent a special women’s health alert and unveiled a new webpage urging caution for anyone using formaldehyde in hair-smoothing treatments, sometimes referred to as Brazilian blowouts. Records obtained by EWG show that FDA scientists urged the agency to ban formaldehyde in hair-smoothing treatments in 2015 and 2016, and grew increasingly READ MORE

Flavors of Spain Will Spice Up Your Health

Grounded red paprika in a bowl Over the past year, FoodTrients has been exploring foods and flavors from around the globe. This week, we take a look at the flavors of Spain as part of our new series on the world of foods, herbs and spices that help create some of the distinctive dishes we have featured, and the age-defying benefits they deliver. Due to its location, Spain READ MORE

Just Move: New Approach To Fitness After 50

Portrait of a mature woman. LOS ANGELES, Calif (December 17, 2017)You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old. Exercise is the one anti-aging treatment entirely in your own power. Take charge of your fitness with Just Move! Written specifically for people north of sixty by James P. Owen, a former couch potato who’s decidedly within that demographic, it aims to be inspiring, even READ MORE

EWG Releases Dirty Dozen 2021 Pesticide Guide

Green leaf mustard Collard and mustard greens join kale among the most pesticide-contaminated fresh produce on the Environmental Working Group’s 2021 Dirty Dozen™ list. For the first time, bell peppers and hot peppers have made the list. The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen™ together make up EWG’s annual Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™, which analyzes Department of Agriculture test data to READ MORE

Get Cultured! Fermented Foods for Aging Well

Autumn pickled colorful vegetables in jars placed in line Fermented foods are the new “it” food today, even though fermentation is a centuries-old process that was around READ MORE
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