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Food

  • Keep your eyes healthy

    Tips for keeping your eyes healthy Eat for good vision: Leafy greens, citrus/berries, eggs, fatty fish, almonds… Regularly eating foods with nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E may help fight problems like macular degeneration and cataracts. Quit smoking: Smoking increases the risks of getting cataracts, optic nerve damage, and […]

    Continue Reading June 7, 2018

  • Mini Frittatas with Spinach, Goat Cheese & Roasted Tomatoes

    You can make a wish or you can make it happen. —Anna Watson Carl Savory nutrient-dense, small-bite frittatas from Anna’s Yellow Table cookbook are perfect for Saturday morning get-out-the-vote planning brunches on the front porch, or for any excuse to invite friends over. We doubled the recipe and made 48 in mini cupcake tins. Ingredients […]

    Continue Reading June 6, 2018

  • Easy Memorial Day Weekend Potato Salad

    Memorial Day is a favorite long weekend holiday. It’s time set aside for honoring those who gave their lives for our country, as well as being reflective about personal responsibilities to support the constitutional freedoms for which they gave their lives. This coming long weekend will also be the official start of the summer 2018 […]

    Continue Reading May 25, 2018

  • Rhubarb Religion May be Genetic

    There is no pie in Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks painting, which is why it’s such a desolate image. —Anonymous Who doesn’t feel happy as they take the first bite of their favorite homemade pie? Science has proven that what we eat plays an important role in our emotions. However, a rhubarb strawberry pie recipe that I […]

    Continue Reading May 16, 2018

  • Early Spring Lemony Linguine

    Today’s spring-focused weeknight-easy Tasty Tuesday recipe is from one of my favorite foodie publications, this month’s EatingWell magazine. We decided to try it since it got the attention of our busy Tasty Tuesday team. Instead of cooking pasta in a huge pot of water, they recommended using just 3 1/2 cups of water for this […]

    Continue Reading April 10, 2018

  • Cheesy Polenta with Cherry Tomatoes-Biosyntrx staff

      As promised, our January Tasty Tuesday recipes will focus on quick and easy lunch or dinner treats guaranteed to warm the soul. Polenta is one of our favorite staples, since it’s nutrient dense compared to rice or pasta, inexpensive, quick and easy to prepare, and popular in Italy and many European countries.   Following […]

    Continue Reading January 17, 2018

  • Holiday Nutrition for Your Eyes

    Support your loved ones’ eye health as you plan your holiday festivities. Check out some tips on how to help protect against the following issues: Cataracts and Macular Degeneration Avocados, Broccoli, Collard Greens, Kale, Peas and Spinach (Antioxidants: Lutein and Zeaxanthin) Berries, Grapefruits, Lemons and Oranges (Vitamin C) Black-Eyed Peas, Kidney Beans and Lentils (Bioflavonoids […]

    Continue Reading December 22, 2017

  • Healing & Comforting Chicken Soup

      Homemade chicken soup has been clinically proven to be therapeutic, particularly when it’s made with love. This particular chicken soup recipe helps clear lungs and noses while making most everyone feel better.   It contains fairly large amounts of powerhouse spices including a large amount of garlic, so not breathing on family or friends […]

    Continue Reading December 1, 2017

  • Brain-Stimulating Chocolate Science

    Holiday season arrives shortly and this good news study will make many people extremely happy.   Results from a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Appetite titled “Chocolate intake is associated with better cognitive function,” strongly suggests that chocolate rarely fails to stimulate synesthesia—particularly in the human female brain. Cross-sectional analyses were undertaken on 968 community-dwelling participants […]

    Continue Reading November 10, 2017

  • Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

    November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in working-age Americans. More than 20 Million people have diabetes and more than 6 million don’t know it. Nearly all of those with diabetes will develop some form of retinopathy, 40% will suffer from glaucoma and 60% will get cataracts.   People with diabetes are […]

    Continue Reading November 5, 2017