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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 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 (though they are delicious this time of year). Exploring the produce section, I came across some newer variety melons I hadn’t seen before. Luckily, they were sampling.  Here are some varieties that you might want to sample for yourself: READ MORE

Summer Health 101

Enjoying summer vacation on the beach Summer is finally upon us! And with it, of course, comes the sun. For many of us, lots of it. If you're making plans for summer fun and vacations, keep in mind that the sun, while the source of life for our planet, has potentially dangerous effects that should not be overlooked. Below, we'll explain the basics for helping to keep you and your READ MORE

How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Really Need?

Still stuck in dream land I have a retired 64 year-old patient, I’ll call him Bob, who tells me that he never sleeps more than 5-6 hours a night and that he’s always up with the sun, full of energy for his active retiree day and never gets that mid-afternoon sleepy slump.   He’s doing well, has no major health concerns, and this amount of sleep seems to READ MORE

Grapefruit-Blackberry Summer Slushies

Grapefruit-Blackberry-Summer-Slushies Make a zesty and refreshing splash at your next party. For an adult twist, spike these slushies with a shot of tequila, vodka or rum. Ingredients: 2 cups fresh or bottled grapefruit juice ¾ cup orange juice 1 cup soda water 1 Tbs. agave syrup 12 ounces blackberries 5 cups ice cubes 2 limes (sliced into disks for garnish) 10 fresh mint sprigs for garnish Directions: 1. In a blender, combine grapefruit juice, orange juice, soda water READ MORE

Summertime Is Salad Time! Worldly Recipes Are Here

Man cooking green detox salad As the summer heats up, I’m less inclined to cook hot meals. Plus, go to any supermarket and it’s clear that produce is in full bloom. Colorful fruits and vegetables inspire me to whip up delicious and healthful salads. When you go to Italy in the summer, you can’t believe how luscious the produce is. That’s because much of it is local or READ MORE

Looking for Pain Relief? Try the Top 5 Essential Oils

Healing Herbs And Essential Oil In Bottle With Mortar Nothing disrupts your day more than pain, and this becomes even more difficult to manage when the pain is chronic. Many people struggle with finding solutions to their pain problems without having to rely on medications that often come with unfavorable side effects when used long term. Adding some of our top essential oils for pain relief may READ MORE

Cooling Off with Exotic Summer Smoothies with Super Powers

ThinkstockPhotos-476993874 If you’re like me, I am always looking for ways to cool off in the hot summer weather. Who can think of cooking or eating in this weather? When it’s like this, I just want to drink my meals and what could be better than icy-cold smoothies that are full of healthy FoodTrients!  Just for fun, I created several more exotic smoothie recipes with a few of my favorite fruits READ MORE

Healthy or Unhealthy? 10 Common Foods

Fresh salad and burger on the wooden background. contrasting foo For years, diet specialists, and many doctors, have told you that certain foods were forbidden for either losing weight READ MORE

Can MSM Ease the Pain of Arthritis?

young woman with pain in shoulder, Ache in human body , office syndrome , health care concept Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting about 18% of women and 10% of men over the age of 60 years worldwide. Given how common this disease is and the fact that it causes significant chronic disability due to joint degeneration and reduced mobility, supplements for osteoarthritis are 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.