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What Are All These 100 Year Olds Eating?

Fresh sardines The secrets of an Italian village have long fascinated scientists from around the world. Scientists from Rome's Sapienza University and the San Diego School of Medicine spent six months looking into why residents of Acciaroli and nearby tiny communities enjoy such extraordinary longevity—while also seeming to be largely immune from dementia, heart disease and other chronic conditions associated with ageing in most of the Western world. Acciaroli is part READ MORE

Our Top 10 List of Life-Extending Herbs

Traditional Herbal Medicine Herbs have been used in traditional and folk medicines for centuries for treating illness. People throughout the ages also had something on their minds that we still do today…longevity. Some herbs do in fact have research indicating they help with healthy aging for a variety of reasons. Whether an herb is improving sleep, lowering stress, or boosting antioxidant status, they are likely working against biological processes READ MORE

A Gluten-Free Future – The Trends To Watch in 2020

[Promo] A gluten-free future - 2020 trends to watch Whether it’s for health reasons or having a medical condition such as celiac disease, more Americans are going gluten-free. Because of this, the market for gluten-free foods is bound to increase–it’s just a matter of how much. Adroit Market Research projects a compound annual growth rate of 9.5% from 2019 to 2025 for a revenue of $6.43 billion READ MORE

Being Happy in a Looks-Obsessed World

Senior woman looking happy Between flawless A-listers, ultra-lean fitness gurus, and picture-perfect social media celebrities, it’s getting harder and harder to feel good about the way we look. Only one out of four women in the U.S. likes her body. The cosmetic surgery industry is booming, with more than $15 billion spent yearly on procedures in the U.S. alone. Two out of three women are on a READ MORE

Magnesium Deficiency – A Normal Sign of Aging?

iStock_000014221078XSmall Some of the most frequent complaints I hear from my patients, especially those older than 50, involves muscle cramps and spasms, notably those leg zingers that make them jump out of bed in the middle of the night; trouble sleeping and daytime stiffness or pain in their muscles.  Most of my patients laugh these symptoms off as just “getting old”, but they’re surprised when I tell READ MORE

Regenerate: Your Body’s Radical Resilience

Young girl dancing to the music Modern medicine and human health are at a critical crossroads, and the truth is that you, and not your genes, are in the driver's seat. You are the one who gets to make informed decisions on how you use and nourish the evolutionary miracle that is your body. Combining analysis of cutting-edge scientific findings with our deepest ancestral wisdom and health-promoting READ MORE

EWG Statement on the Covid-19 Food Protection Program

Corona practice equipment in a greenhouse Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a $19 billion COVID-19 farm and food relief initiative, including $16 billion in direct payments to farmers. These new payments come on top of at least $14 billion in payments made to offset the effects of the Trump administration’s trade war with China and more than $15 billion in ongoing, annual taxpayer-funded farm subsidies. “This rule will pour gasoline on READ MORE

Grace O’s Long Journey To FoodTrients

71-1 Long before the idea of FoodTrients was born, I ran a culinary school, owned restaurants and wrote a food column in Southeast Asia. So it made perfect sense that when I first moved to America 20-plus years ago, I would open a bakery. I love to bake, and cakes were my specialty. But the long hours and the need for far more support than I could READ MORE

The 5 Best Foods for Beautiful Skin

TS-77890319 skin-lede for Jump Winter weather is not kind to our skin. Dryness, redness, flaking or general discomfort abounds as the colder weather continues and we head towards spring. Aside from a slew of lotions and products you are what you eat and your skin is no exception. Foods that are good for your skin, helping to hydrate and guard from environmental damage, have a few things in common READ MORE

Not All Proteins Are Created Equal

ThinkstockPhotos-467764830 Most of us are aware that protein is the building block for muscles. However, not everyone is aware that protein is made up of various amino acids, all of which have special functions in the body. Adding to the confusion, there are also many types of protein to chose from (whey, egg, brown rice, pea, soy, hemp, etc.) - all of which have different amino acid profiles. There 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.