May 20, 2024

Healthy Aging From “Blue Zones” Regions  – FoodTrients Press Release

FoodTrients Shares the Secrets to Healthy Aging From “Blue Zones” Regions Research has shown that cuisine from Blue Zone regions contributes to enhanced well-being and longevity. As we age, the prevalence of chronic diseases is on the rise. While genetics play a role in determining lifespan and disease susceptibility, lifestyle choices exert a more significant influence. Certain regions around the globe, referred to as “Blue Zones,” have garnered attention for their remarkable attributes. Coined by author Dan Buettner during his exploration of areas known for longevity and low rates of chronic illness, the term denotes specific geographic locales where residents […]
May 20, 2024

Nourishing Your Heart – FoodTrients Press Release

Nourishing Your Heart: Top 5 Foods for Effective Blood Pressure Management Hypertension, a common cardiovascular concern affecting 1.3 billion people worldwide, is also called high blood pressure. It’s a condition that requires a multifaceted approach to management with a focus on preventive care. While medication plays a crucial role, dietary choices can significantly impact your blood pressure levels and should be a first line treatment. Grace O is the founder of FoodTrients, a non-profit organization dedicated to research and information on food as medicine that can help everyone age better.  What drives Grace’s program of healthy aging are nine elements […]
May 20, 2024

Unlock Timeless Beauty – FoodTrients Press Release

FoodTrients Says Unlock Timeless Beauty: Elevate Your Wellness Journey with Nutrient-Rich Recipes Gone are the days when achieving radiant beauty was reserved for Hollywood elites like Margot Robbie, famously known for her role as Barbie. Beauty transcends mere appearances; it’s an embodiment of vitality, health, and confidence that radiates from within. Enter the realm of wellness through the lens of nutrition. It’s a journey where every meal is an opportunity to nourish not just the body, but the very essence of your being. Ginger Hultin, FoodTrients’ nutritionist and dietitian, illuminates the profound impact of a wholesome diet on our long-term […]
May 20, 2024

Cauliflower Craze for a Healthier You – FoodTrients Press Release

FoodTrients Says Embrace the Cauliflower Craze for a Healthier You Step aside kale, cauliflower is taking the spotlight as the ultimate health superstar. A member of the nutrition-packed, cruciferous cabbage family along with Brussels sprouts and broccoli, cauliflower is anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich, and may boost both heart and brain health. Grace O, founder of FoodTrients, advocates eating cauliflower because it provides impressive amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K, beta-carotene, and much more while supporting healthy digestion and detoxification. Rich in essential vitamins such as C, K, and beta-carotene, cauliflower not only supports heart and brain health but also aids in […]
May 20, 2024

Revitalize Your Well-being – FoodTrients Press Release

Revitalize Your Well-being: FoodTrients Unveils Nourishing Anti-Inflammatory Recipes to Conquer Stress, Accelerate Healing, and Bolster Immunity   Inflammation can wreak havoc on your health. It’s the body’s natural reaction to a stressor, which can be an injury, illness, infection or even a tough workout. Acute inflammation is a good thing, as long as it resolves the effects of stress on the body in the short term. But when it is chronic, occurring at high levels over a period of time due to a lack of sleep, poor diet, repeated infections, or other health conditions, it can lead to digestive problems, […]
May 20, 2024

Sacred Cow: Making a Case for (Better) Meat 

We’re told that if we care about our health—or our planet—eliminating red meat from our diets is crucial. That beef is bad for us and cattle farming is horrible for the environment. But science says otherwise. Beef is framed as the most environmentally destructive and least healthy of meats. We’re often told that the only solution is to reduce or quit red meat entirely. But despite what anti-meat groups, vegan celebrities, and some health experts say, plant-based agriculture is far from a perfect solution. In Sacred Cow: The Case For (Better) Meat, registered dietitian Diana Rodgers and former research biochemist […]
May 8, 2024

Blue Zone Flan Is Dairy-Free & Delicious

Blue Zone Ripple Flan with Berries Ripple is a non-dairy, nut-free milk made from pea protein. It’s popular here in California and in the Blue Zone of Loma Linda. It’s available in some markets and on Amazon. With a little creativity, it can be used to make a non-dairy flan. I’ve used dark agave syrup in place of the caramel for a more natural and less processed ingredient. Benefits Ripple non-dairy milk has half the sugar of cow’s milk but more calcium because it is fortified. It also contains protein for muscle and bone health, and omega-3 fatty acids for […]
May 7, 2024

We Have Winner for Our KitchenAid Mixer!

Congratulations to David Barnett! You are the winner of the contest! We’ll contact you directly to get your information. Thank you to everyone who was eligible to win this prize and be on the lookout for our next contest! Here’s what David has won: KitchenAid® Mixer! Attention kitchen enthusiasts! Your dreams are about to come true! We’re thrilled to announce another KitchenAid® mixer giveaway! Yes, you heard it right! And this time, it’s the coveted KitchenAid Artisan Mini Stand Mixer! Whether you’re a passionate baker or a cooking aficionado, this appliance is your ultimate kitchen companion. Its sleek design and […]
May 7, 2024

4 Spring Veggies Sprouting in Stores Now

Spring is here and we’re celebrating all of the fresh produce that’s arriving in stores now. Four veggies to look for now are asparagus, leeks, endive and spring onions. We’ve added a few cooking and buying tips, too. Asparagus Early-season asparagus features bright green stalks with purple-tinted tips. Buy bunches with firm stalks and tightly closed tops. Refrigerate the bunch standing up in a cup of water. Eat up: Drizzle stalks with olive oil, dust with sea salt and black pepper and roast at 400 degrees until tender. Or stir 2-inch pieces of asparagus into risotto in the last five […]