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...
Guilt-Free Chocolate Date Quinoa CookiesNeed a delicious treat without all of the guilt? This gluten-free, date-sweetened recipe offers a fun way to use leftover cooked quinoa and makes tender, cakelike cookies—with no added sugar. Notes and modifications: For a vegan recipe: Substitute virgin coconut oil for the butter. To replace eggs, place 2 Tbs. ground flaxseed in a small bowl with 3 Tbs. boiling water, stir to combine, and let stand
Research Proves It – Chocolate Helps Prevent StrokeLet’s face it. Many of us love chocolate. Yet, we may have reserved it as a once in a while treat because it has traditionally fallen into the “bad choice” category of sweets. With the results of recent research coming out of Sweden though, many chocolate lovers are going to be reunited with their former love. In doing so, they’re also going to lower their risk of
3 Simple Ways To Upgrade Your Hot ChocolateCan’t get to your favorite café? Elevate a powdered hot chocolate packet with these effortless add-ins. Prepare hot cocoa mix as usual. Before enjoying, stir in one drop of peppermint essential oil. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint for a pop of flavor and color
Estrogenics: Are They Making Us Fat, Sick, and Infertile?Did you know fat cells can survive in your body for 10 years? And that fat cells can retain artificial chemicals that act like excessive estrogen in your body? Here, in clear and straight-forward terms, Anthony G. Jay, Ph.D., reveals in
The New Long Life: How To Flourish in a Changing WorldSmart new technologies. Longer, healthier lives. Human progress has risen to great heights, but at the same time it has prompted anxiety about where we're heading. Are our jobs under threat? If we live to 100, will we ever really stop working? And how will this change the way we love, manage and
Try the Top 5 Teas for Great Skin and BeautyYou may have used tea to support your sleep, lower stress, or even manage inflammation, but have you ever used teas for their skin and beauty benefits? Various teas and herbal blends are all hydrating which is a key factor in maintaining the health of our skin because keeping it hydrated helps slow the visible aging process, improves appearance, and may
6 Delicious Gluten-Free Slow Cooker RecipesGluten-free eating and cooking can be difficult, and once it gets cold outside, your options are even more limited. What's an (aspiring) gluten-free chef to do? Break out your slow cooker. This is your secret weapon to tackle 3 of the biggest problems about making meals at home: convenience, health, and taste. Well, guess what: the slow cooker can make anyone look like a good
Rosemary Improves Memory and Cognition"There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance." —Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet. Although poor Ophelia was mad, she appears to have been spot on in her association of rosemary with better memory. Despite its name, rosemary is not related to roses but, rather, takes its name from ros, which means dew in Latin, and marinus, which means “of the sea”. The herb was said to have clung to the goddess
Probiotics May Relieve DepressionProbiotics, which are typically known for their effects on the digestive tract, are becoming a hot topic in the field of psychology. Previous research shows a potential role in alleviating anxiety. And now, a recent study suggests that probiotics may even help to alleviate depression. The results were published in the journal, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. Probiotics Reduce Sad Thoughts Rumination, which is the repetition of negative thoughts, is a risk
Is Eating Too Much Meat Bad for Your Health?WASHINGTON – The federal government’s new Dietary Guidelines miss a key opportunity to steer Americans toward a diet that is healthier and better for the environment by not clearly recommending that people reduce their meat consumption, says EWG Research Analyst Emily Cassidy: The new 2015 Dietary Guidelines should have clearly called on consumers to eat less meat – both to protect their health and to reduce the harm
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.