August 16, 2023

Cheers to the Top 50 Foods for Happiness

  Did you know that food can actually play a role in your mood and happiness levels? So many people live with restricting many foods or feelings of guilt or shame surrounding eating. Others may not get the nutrition they need to fuel the pleasure centers in the brain (think serotonin production), keeping mood stable. The brain uses a full 20% of the calories you take in so fueling it is absolutely critical. Foods that contain compounds like zinc, selenium, B6 and B12, magnesium, omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants have proven links to brain health and even mood, which […]
August 16, 2023

Watch These Recipes for Good Gut Health

Everyone wants good gut health. But can we eat something besides yogurt to get us there? We sure can. Watch this video to find out all the wonderful foods that feed the good bacteria in your gut. And read these articles on Prebiotics and Probiotics to learn even more. Foodtrients recipes that promote gut health include: Indian Sheet Pan Chicken North African Freekeh Veracruz Street Corn Bowl Tokyo Garlic-Miso Vegetables  
July 31, 2023

Want To Know the Top 50 Foods for Fertility?

  Foods fuel the body in so many ways and that includes fertility – for both men and women. Even if fertility isn’t top on your priority list currently, keeping these reproductive systems healthy is still important. Foods that contain energy and certain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants proven to be especially important for optimizing health and reproductive systems in both men and women which is why these foods top the list of 50 foods critical for fertility. 1. Amaranth Technically a ‘pseudocereal,’ this ancient grain is making a comeback in modern-day cuisine and it offers fertility support as well. You’ll […]
July 18, 2023

This Vitamin Improves Blood Flow in Summer Heat

Now that you’re older, are you having a hard time tolerating summer heat? Especially when the humidity is high? Well, a new study shows that supplementing with a certain vitamin may be what you need to feel better in summer heat. Folic Acid Helps Older People Tolerate Summer Heat When you were a kid you could probably handle summer heat pretty well.  You stayed out playing all day with your friends without a second thought.  But, after age 50, you may have noticed that you don’t tolerate summer heat, especially high humidity, the way you used to. In addition, summer […]
July 4, 2023

Top 50 Foods for Boosting Memory

You are what you eat and the foods you choose can affect all the body’s systems including the brain. Nutrients can boost memory and mental focus, but some foods can reduce it. When the brain is experiencing stress or inflammation, it isn’t as sharp. When it gets access to vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and healthy fat, it functions better. Foods rich in nutrients like antioxidant vitamins C, neuro-supportive B vitamins, and omega-3 fatty acids can sharpen memory and learning. Here is the ultimate FoodTrients® list of the top 50 foods to boost your memory: 1.    Apples Antioxidants are generally good for […]
July 4, 2023

Foods That Help Balance Your Hormones

Healthy whole foods offering a rich and concentrated source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants are often referred to as “super foods” and can play a significant role in human health. Aside from support to the cardiovascular, neurologic, inflammatory, immune and digestive systems, the plants we eat play a role in balancing hormones. Hormones are a complicated discussion because they are all interconnected and play master regulatory roles in the body. When talking hormone balance, it is important to consider external hormones affecting us from the environment as well. Compounds in food and plastics like the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) can […]
July 3, 2023

Anti-Inflammatory Foods Fight Disease

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY Anti-Inflammatories reduce the inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce the risk of long-term disease. Recipes that include anti-inflammatory foods are below. Click icon for all FoodTrients anti-inflammatory recipes. Anti-Inflammatory foods can fight the inflammation that leads to joint pain, irritable bowel syndrome, asthma, allergies, eczema, and even pre-diabetes. To learn more, watch the video and read this article by Dr. Rosenberg called Does Your Diet Include the Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods? Foodtrients recipes that help reduce inflammation include: Thai Shrimp & Pineapple Curry Oatmeal Date Cookies Spicy Candied Walnuts Green Tea Noodles […]
June 20, 2023

Summer Health 101: How To Beat the Heat

Summer is finally upon us! And with it, of course, comes the sun. For many of us, lots of it. If you’re making plans for summer fun and vacations, keep in mind that the sun, while the source of life for our planet, has potentially dangerous effects that should not be overlooked. Below, we’ll explain the basics for helping to keep you and your family safe and healthy in the summer months. Should You Wear Sunscreen? Enough has been said concerning the harmful effects of UV rays. Everyone knows of the risk of skin cancers incurred by sunbathing or tanning […]
June 20, 2023

Try the Top 5 Teas for Great Skin and Beauty

You 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 even prevent oil buildup and acne. If you already have adequate fluid intake from water and hydrating foods, incorporating teas could enhance the look and feel of your skin because of the rich amounts of antioxidants it provides. This […]