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School Lunches: A Week’s Worth of Ideas

August 26, 2016
School Lunches

School Lunches: A Week’s Worth of Ideas Back-to-school season is here in full force. Get ahead of the game and be prepared with these simple and healthy school lunches. Cram Session: The building blocks of a healthy lunch are: – One handful of veggies – One piece of fruit – A bit of lean protein – Healthy fats – Whole grains – Water (add in a squeeze of lemon, lime, or orange for flavor) MONDAY • Small orange, peeled and sectioned…

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Meditation – Part II

August 24, 2016
meditation

Robert’s interest in herbs and health began in university and was further influenced by several years of work and travel throughout India, Nepal, Indonesia, and Japan. He has completed a BA in Communications from SFU and completed 3 years of study with Dominion Herbal College resulting in a Master Herbalist diploma. His areas of interest include research into adaptogens, probiotics, and essential fatty acids. He currently works with Flora (US/CA) as a product information specialist in the Product Information Department.…

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Children’s Health for the School Year

August 22, 2016
children's health

Dr. Cathy Carlson-Rink is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and Registered Midwife in general family practice in Vancouver, British Columbia. She specializes in women and children’s health. She is also an instructor of Obstetrics and Pediatrics at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. Additionally, she provides continuing education for health care providers in natural treatments in the areas of obstetrics and pediatrics. Children’s Health for the School Year As the summer months begin to wane, parent’s focus turns to preparing for the…

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What is Meditation? Part I

August 18, 2016
meditation

Author: Robert Dadd Robert’s interest in herbs and health began in university and was further influenced by several years of work and travel throughout India, Nepal, Indonesia, and Japan. He has completed a BA in Communications from SFU and completed 3 years of study with Dominion Herbal College resulting in a Master Herbalist diploma. His areas of interest include research into adaptogens, probiotics and essential fatty acids. He currently works with Flora as a product information specialist in the Product…

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Flora Athlete Spotlight: Ellie Greenwood

August 15, 2016
Ellie Greenwood

Ellie is a Brit and Canadian, working as an online running coach for Sharman Ultra and currently residing in North Vancouver, BC. She took up running in her early 20s and in the past 15 years has run over 60 marathons and ultramarathons both on road and trail.  Her career highlights include 2 x IAU World 100k champion, 2 x Western States 100 mile champion, and Comrades 89k champion.  Ellie holds numerous course records including Western States 100 miler, JFK…

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Do Omega-6 Fatty Acids Cause Inflammation?

August 11, 2016
Inflammation

Robert Dadd is the Product Information Manager at Flora. His interest in herbs and health began in university and was further influenced by several years of work and travel throughout India, Nepal, Indonesia, and Japan. He has completed a BA in Communications from Simon Fraser University and completed 3 years of study with Dominion Herbal College resulting in a Master Herbalist diploma. His areas of interest include research into adaptogens, “sattvic” Ayurvedic herbs (herbs that promote the development of mind…

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Sacha Inchi Oil, Thyme, & Apple Cider Salad Dressing

August 8, 2016
sacha inchi

Sacha Inchi Oil, Thyme, & Apple Cider Salad Dressing Recipe This Sacha Inchi dressing recipe is the creation of Peruvian Chef, Brisa Deneumostier. As a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America at Hyde Park, NY, she has worked in restaurants and private fine cuisine projects around the planet, including the world renowned Noma in Denmark. “I understand that food is medicine and medicine is food…this is why my intention is to nurture the mind, body, and soul, and to…

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Employee Spotlight – Jane McCabe

August 4, 2016
Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight – Jane McCabe Here at Flora, we feel as though we’re all one big family. Some of us are new to the company while others have been here for 20+ years. We each bring a unique set of qualities to the company. Therefore, we thought we’d post an employee spotlight from time to time so our subscribers can get to know our employees a little better. Name: Jane McCabe Title: QA Coordinator What is Your Role at Flora? Quality…

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Refresh Your Summer with Flora Iced Teas!

August 1, 2016
Flora iced teas

Breathe deeply, relax, and enjoy! Give your iced tea a summertime twist with Flora Herbal Tea Blends (US/CA) and other delightful ingredients like orange slices, lime juice, fresh spearmint, vanilla and almond extracts, and more! Flora iced teas are made from the finest herbs and spices. Every Flora tea bag has been individually wrapped and sealed for freshness. This ensures that the beneficial components of the herbs and spices remain intact. Print Refresh your summer with Flora iced teas! Ingredients Lemon…

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Baobites to Boost Recovery!

July 30, 2016
Baobites

Written by Flora Ambassador, Sage Canaday.  Sage is an elite mountain ultra-trail runner and road marathoner runner. He is a 3-time winner of the Speedgoat 50km, a 2-time US Olympic Trials Qualifier in the marathon (2:16 personal best), and he placed 16th at the Boston Marathon in 2015. He lives in Boulder, CO with his girlfriend Sandi and thrives on a plant-based diet. Everyone wants to know “The Secret” when it comes to boosting athletic performance in a safe and natural way, right?…

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