Health

The Top 5 Teas for Fighting Cold and Flu

Pouring herbal hot tea with glass tea set It’s clear that nutrition plays a key role in keeping your immune system healthy. You may be READ MORE

Oregano Is a Spice for All Seasons

Oregano oil bottle with label Oregano is a common spice you likely have in your kitchen for seasoning savory Italian or Mediterranean recipes. The oregano plant is native to warm climates in southwestern Europe and the Mediterranean and currently Greece, Israel and Turkey are main producers of both the spice and essential oregano oils. Oregano is closely related to other spices like mint, thyme, marjoram, basil, sage, and lavender READ MORE

Don’t Deprive Yourself To Get Fit In Fall Season

Above view of passing food during Thanksgiving dinner. The fall and winter seasons, combined with the upcoming holidays, mean the re-emergence of those comforting classic dishes: Mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and a plethora of pastries. Many of the typical comfort foods are filled with calories and fat, plus the potential to overeat these dishes during the colder seasons is always tempting; but if you're smart about it, READ MORE

Do You Have Trouble Swallowing?

Terrible pain in his throat. Sometimes I’ll see patients with the complaint that they’re having trouble swallowing, or a sensation that food is getting stuck in their throat and doesn’t go down easily.  The medical term for this is a hard word to pronounce –dysphagia (dis-faj-ah) – and could stem from a number of causes.  If you experience difficult swallowing, here’s what you should know about it. Dysphagia – READ MORE

Halloween for Celiacs: Beware of Hidden Gluten!

Halloween Jack o Lantern pail with spilling candy over wood Halloween is my #1 favorite holiday: the costumes, the decorations, the spooky atmosphere, the fall foliage, and yes, of course, the treats. Halloween can bring with it a lot of situations where we are faced with new products that we are unfamiliar with. Parties, trick or treating, school events, and buying candy are just a few of the circumstances READ MORE

The Incredibly Bountiful Benefits of Basil

Aromatic herbs. Basil is a common, fragrant herb that may be growing in your garden or windowsill right now but did you know that it has also been used medicinally since ancient times? Used in Asian, Indian, African and Mediterranean cuisine as a spice to enhance the flavor of savory and sweet dishes alike, basil is commonly used in the U.S. now as well. When discussing the READ MORE

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

Fuel Your Brain with the Right Foods

Vegan Diet And Mental Function What does food have to do with brain health? Everything. Psychiatrists ask a lot of specific questions to evaluate patients, but they never ask their patients what they eat. As funny as it sounds, we don't talk about food in medicine and mental health, even though we talk about the compounds in food — omega-3 fats, b-vitamins, magnesium — a lot. Things really shifted READ MORE

FoodTrients Team Member Launches Anti-Inflammatory Book

Chicken teriyaki meal prep lunch box containers with broccoli, rice and carrots A member of our FoodTrients team has written a new book! Ginger Hultin MS RDN CSO, a READ MORE

The Everyday Secrets of CBD Oil

hemp leaves on wooden background, seeds, cannabis oil extracts in jars Meet CBD, nature’s greatest plant medicine. Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is quickly becoming one of the biggest trends in beauty and wellness, as top athletes, celebrities, and doctors embrace its anti-anxiety, antioxidant, and pain-relieving properties. A powerful anti-inflammatory agent, this non-psychoactive compound of the cannabis plant can benefit the body and skin in myriad ways. 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.