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March 2016

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Eating Clean with Amie Valpone!

March 31, 2016
Eating Clean by Amie Valpone

We are thrilled to have Amie Valpone from The Healthy Apple guest blog for us today! Read below about her path to wellness and get an exclusive recipe from her new book, Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body! I see people every day who accept too low a quality of life as normal. Ten years ago, I was one of those people. I was working in corporate America, exhausted, stressed out, not taking care of myself…

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Spring Cleaning

March 28, 2016
great 8 herbs Flor-Essence

Spring Cleaning Our bodies are meant to naturally cleanse themselves of toxins; however, in today’s modern, industrialized world, the human body has to process more toxic chemicals than ever before. Air pollution from factories and motor vehicles, pesticides in farming, and chemicals from manufacturing that end up in our soil, water, and food supply have all been linked to cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, endocrine disorders, and more. Using cleansing herbs as part of a daily ritual of drinking tea can…

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Education Featured Lifestyle Recipes

Kale Salad with Grass-Fed Beef Recipe

March 26, 2016
Kale Salad Recipe

This kale salad recipe is the perfect complement to the Spring Cleansing Facebook Event which starts on Monday, March 28th! Incorporating Udo’s Oil gives the dressing some depth and your body the essential fatty acids that it desperately needs! Enjoy!   Print Kale Salad with Grass-Fed Beef Recipe 4 Ingredients 1/4 cup Udo’s Oil Omega 3+6+9 Blend 1/4 cup Flora Olive Oil + 1 tbsp. for cooking the steaks 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 2 garlic cloves pressed 2 bunches kale—stems removed and discarded,…

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Spring Cleansing Event!

March 25, 2016
Spring Cleansing

Join us for our Spring Cleansing Facebook event! Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner! Flush those toxins with Flor-Essence! We are hosting an online Spring Cleansing event on our Facebook page starting March 28th through April 1st. Head over to our event page and click “going” so you can stay updated with cleansing tips, recipes, giveaways, and more! Head to your local health food store and pick up your bottle of Flor-Essence and be ready to start…

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Fitness Lifestyle Recipes

Vegetable Tagine Recipe

March 19, 2016
Vegetable Tagine Recipe

Vegetable Tagine Recipe By: Christina Bauer with Thoughts From Flora Ambassador, Rob Krar I have a love affair with root vegetables that has been around since I was a small child. I remember scarfing up parsnips at my English relative’s homes and they have been a go-to ever since. Such a great winter option, they are abundant and are some of the only things looking fresh and happy in the grocery store this time of year. I have also recently…

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Chuckanut 50k…a race near & dear to our hearts!

March 18, 2016
Chuckanut 50k

Since 2010, Flora has been a proud sponsor of the Chuckanut 50k…a race that has been around for 23 years. In 2000, Flora Ambassador, Krissy Moehl, participated in the Chuckanut 50k…running her first ultra. There is something about that first ultra that holds a special pace in one’s heart…so when race founders, Doug McKeever and Richard West “retired”, Krissy wanted to ensure that this special race continued and has been coordinating it ever since with the help of many volunteers.…

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New Product Spotlight: Baobites Superfruit Snacks

March 9, 2016
Baobab Tree used for Baobites

Baobites: A fun-to-eat nutritional powerhouse! Baobites Superfruit Snacks provide a delicious way to enjoy the nutritious benefits of baobab. Baobab is a wild-harvested superfruit naturally bursting with fiber, electrolytes, and antioxidants! These flavor-packed fruit bites are made with 100% pure, organic baobab fruit powder and fruit concentrates. Rich in vitamin C, vegan, and gluten-free, with no fat or preservatives, they’re a nutritious snack everyone can enjoy. Available in three delicious flavors: Peach-Mango, Blood Orange, and Pomegranate. The “Tree of Life” A…

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C’mon Gut Healthy with Flora’s New Line of Probiotics!

March 7, 2016
Probiotics and Gut Health

Probiotics…did you know 80% of our immunity comes from our gut? We have a symbiotic relationship (life-enhancing for both parties) with some bacteria and a parasitic (life-stealing) relationship with others. The correct ratio for health and wellness is considered to be about 85% good to 15% bad. Unfortunately, most people, especially with our Western lifestyle and poor nutritional habits, will not have this healthy ratio between beneficial & pathogenic bacteria. We are faced with many threats to the beneficial bacteria…

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