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Try a World of Options with These Holiday Recipes

Thanksgiving celebration traditional dinner There’s no doubt that this will be a most unusual holiday season. Gatherings will be smaller as we social distance 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

Tricky and Tasty Treats for a Healthy Halloween

Little girl having fun on Halloween trick or treat Everyone loves Halloween. That’s probably because it’s the first holiday after the summer and READ MORE

Finding Uni — My Search for Sea Urchin

Sea urchins I love sea urchin. The Japanese refer to these spiky colorful sea creatures as uni. When the round READ MORE

Holy Sheet (pan)! Easy and Delicious Ways To Dine

Sheet Pan Chicken Sheet pan meals are having a moment and why not? What’s better than preparing a whole meal using just one READ MORE

Mind-Bending Mint: It Does the Brain & Body Good!

Mojito cocktail making If you ask me, mint makes just about everything taste better. It also delivers some impressive benefits: Digestion: READ MORE

Fall and Winter Foods with the Superpowers You Need Now

Still life with pumpkins Even living in sunny California during fall and winter when the days are shorter and a little bit chilly, I like READ MORE

Savory to Sweet: My Travels with Breakfast

World on breakfast In my casual observation, there are two kinds of breakfasts: sweet and savory. Sometimes I crave one, sometimes the other. Certain culinary traditions do one or the other better—the French with their strong, highly sweetened coffee served with buttery croissants and a generous pot of strawberry jam fall into the sweet category. In Japan, expect fish and pickled vegetables for breakfast. In New York City, READ MORE

Travels with Protein: Welcome to Our Tour de Boeuf!

Variety of raw beef meat steaks for grilling with seasoning and utensils Beef is a little controversial for several reasons. First, many popular cuts of beef such as prime rib, filet mignon and short ribs are pretty high in READ MORE

We’re Pumped Over These Powerful Pomegranates!

Pomegranates seem to be the darling of the anti-aging community. New stories appear almost every day touting the health benefits of this large red fruit native to Iran and northern India. Sure the dark red arils or edible seeds of the pithy fruit are tart and tasty, but do they deserve all the hype they’re getting? I think so. I’ve found some compelling research and 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.