Increased Use of Vitamin B6 Linked to Less Depression

A report published online recently in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reveals a lower risk of developing depression among men and women who consume greater amounts of vitamin B6 and vitamin B12.* Read More

The Medical Tests You Need at 50 and Up

It’s a New Year, and many of my patients are coming in for their annual check-ups. Maybe you’re scheduled to visit your doctor for your annual physical as well. I always like to remind my patients of the old Ben Franklin adage – “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Read More

Play It Safer: Healthy Eating

In light of the recent egg recall, food awareness has become a major topic of discussion. Where does your food really come from? Are you putting the purest things in your body or are you slowly junking your system up on a daily basis? Read More

Can Diet Save Your Life and the World?

It’s no easy task to be the heir of the world’s largest ice-cream chain and commit to a life of healthy eating. Read More

Green Tea Shows Promise

At the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology held in Chicago, researchers from the Mayo Clinic reported results from a Phase II trial which provide additional evidence of clinical activity and low toxicity for epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG, extracted from green tea) in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients.* Hematologist Tait Shanafelt, MD and colleagues gave 2,000 milligrams EGCG to patients with early stage, asymptomatic CLL. Read More

Play it Safer: 10 Healthy Eating Tips

In light of the recent egg recall, food awareness has become a major topic of discussion. Where does your food really come from? Are you putting the purest things in your body or are you slowly junking your system up on a daily basis? Are you taking every precaution to prevent a spread of disease or bacteria? The following tips will help you decide. Read More

USDA Changes Food Guidelines

Earlier this year (Jan. 31, 2011), the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were announced Agriculture Secretary TomVilsack and Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius. The new guidelines are the federal government's evidence-based nutritional guidance to promote health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity through improved nutrition and physical activity. 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.