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Fall brings a new bounty of fruits and vegetables, and there's one exotic fruit you should put on your shopping list--jujubes. This small but powerful fruit packs 20 times the vitamin C of citrus fruits and is an antioxidant superhero. Dr. Nick Delgado, author of Stay Young, recommends eating kale, beets and pomegranates for energy, and eating cilantro to help rid our bodies of heavy metals. 


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Power-Packed Jujubes--Not Just For Candy

By Grace O

Americans recognize the name jujube because of the movie-theater candies: jewel-toned and shaped like pencil erasers, these candies have a mild, sweet, apple-like flavor that is based on a real fruit. But for Asians, the jujube fruit has medicinal and health properties that we are just learning about. The Chinese have been growing and eating jujubes for over 4,000 years. Jujube, or Chinese date, trees are shrub-like with thorny branches. The fruits are shaped like small apples that are green when unripe and turn brownish red...Read More 

Dr. Delgado's Protocol for Health 
By FoodTrients           
Header Image Recently, the Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce for Orange County (CA) held its 4th annual Green & Health Expo at the Crowne Plaza Anaheim Resort. Grace O was there signing copies of her cookbook, FoodTrients: Age Defying Recipes for a Sustainable Life. She was also presented with an Emerald Award from the Chamber of Commerce for her contributions to her community, as was U.S. Representative Ed Royce from the 40th Congressional District. Read More 
The 5 Secrets to The Biggest Loser 
By Scrubs         
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For some strange reason most of John Q Public is continually fascinated by the TV show 'The Biggest Loser'. They seem to be in awe of the amazing and breathtaking results that the contestants accomplish. Read More 

Tea Time!    
Green Tea Noodles with Edamame        
Header Image Green tea, with its powerful theaflavins, is a strong antioxidant with vigorous anti-inflammatory properties--a heart-healthy addition to anyone's diet. Green tea is wonderful to drink on its own, but it also can be incorporated into recipes.  Grace O recommends using an old Asian trick for mixing more green tea into your diet with her Green Tea Noodles with Edamame. It's an easy and budget friendly recipe.
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All Calories Are Not Equal 
By Dr. Rosenberg 


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Let's face it. When it comes to losing weight and which diet will help you successfully achieve that, there's some pretty confusing information out there.  You may have heard, or read somewhere, that "a calorie is a calorie."  That's just not true.  I've been telling my overweight patients for years that all calories are not equal. If that were true, you wouldn't have to worry about eating a varied diet...Read More 

Do Soft Drinks Cause Cancer?
By Life Extension  

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We know that soft drinks aren't healthy for many reasons - one of which is triggering weight gain. However, a study conducted in Singapore has us even more concerned. According to the study, drinking two or more sodas a week increased the risk for pancreatic cancer by 85% compared to nondrinkers. Scientists discovered this after tracking more than 60,000 middle-aged people for 14 years...Read More 

Vitamin D's Link to Mortality 
 By Life Extension

An article published online on August 31, 2012 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, reports an association between lower levels of vitamin D and an increased risk of dying among African Americans and Caucasians over an 8.5 year period. While the risk of dying was greater among African-Americans compared to Caucasians, their vitamin D levels were lower, supporting the hypothesis that vitamin D insufficiency could account for their shorter average life span...Read More 

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October 15, 2012 


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