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FASTING – It’s Expanding Lifespan and ‘Healthspan’

For several years, the FoodTrients team has attended the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Annual World Congress in Las Vegas. And every year we find ourselves even more excited about the scientific and medical evidence presented there around food, fasting, … Continue reading

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Salt – The Good, the Bad, the Benefits!

Salt has been one of the most vilified substances in the world of food. Too much of it can contribute to high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. There is way too much of it in processed foods. It can … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time To Savor Cool Summer Beverages

Most of us enjoy sweet beverages during the warm  days of summer—juices, iced tea, lemonade, and others. But there are times when drinks become even more refreshing if they offer a slightly savory element. Besides, juices and sweetened beverages have … Continue reading

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We’ve Got 20,000 Secrets About Tea For You

An ancient Chinese legend: Once there was a man who knew 100,000 healing properties of herbs. He

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How To Get Your Body in MINT Condition

Pumpkin spice may be the seasonal flavor du jour (or du decade!), but there are several science-backed reasons why peppermint should top your flavor list this holiday. Not only does the fresh taste of peppermint offset and brighten many of … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Many Benefits and Tasty Joy of Bok Choy

You are probably most familiar with bok choy as that green leafy vegetable floating in Chinese soup, but once you know more about it, you’ll understand why it should have more of a starring role in your cuisine. Bok choy … Continue reading

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Super Nutrient – Better Than Raisins in A Box

I’ve advocated “nutritional medicine” to my patients for years now.  After all, if Nature can help reduce their dependence on prescription medications, I’m all for it. So, when I learned about the nutritional/health benefits of this one amazing berry, I’ve … Continue reading

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5 Health-Boosting Benefits of Amino Acids

The term amino acid might sound a bit strange, but the definition is straightforward: Strands of these molecules form the building blocks of protein. When you digest protein, your body breaks it down into individual amino acids and then reconstitutes … Continue reading

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Black Pepper Shakes Up the Benefits

Black pepper is a household staple that is likely sitting on your kitchen counter right now. One of the most widely used and common spices in the world, it is a well-known flavor in many types of cooking. But it … Continue reading

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Study Reveals Promising Benefits of Blue Corn

Blue corn has been popping up as an ingredient everywhere from tortilla chips to breakfast cereal. Intriguing new research suggests that anthocyanins, the nutrients that give the corn its lovely blue color, may also help protect against metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular … Continue reading

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