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June 2016

Featured Lifestyle Recipes

Avocado Toast – Add Fuel to Sunny Summer Days

June 29, 2016
avocado toast

Summer is the perfect time to explore, adventure, and make the most of long days and warm nights. But before you get moving each morning, make sure you’re properly fueled. Try this simple and power-packed avocado toast, featuring Udo’s Oil™ DHA 3•6•9 Blend (US/CA). Print Avocado Toast Ingredients 1 slice whole grain bread, toasted ½ ripe avocado, pit removed, sliced vertically Drizzle of Udo’s Oil™ DHA 3•6•9 Blend Pinch of sea salt Pinch of red pepper flakes Instructions 4.13 http://blog.florahealthy.com/avocado-toast/…

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Athlete Spotlight: Anna Frost

June 24, 2016
Anna Frost

Many are aware of our roster of Flora ambassadors and their accomplishments, but we thought it would be fun to share some interesting facts and tidbits, too! Below is our athlete spotlight for Anna Frost. Full Name: Anna Frost Nickname: Frosty Birthday: November 1st, 1981 Age I am: 34 Age I feel: 24 My occupation: Lover of life, adventurer, passionate mountain and trail runner What I do for a living: Run and make jewelry Resident of: NZ, USA, and the…

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No Bones About It

June 22, 2016
Bones

Written by guest blogger: Jill Anenberg Lawrence www.jillanenberg.com That “ol’ bag of bones” is a description most of us never want to be referred to. The not desired O—Osteoporosis—can lead to fractures, back and neck pain, and a loss of up to 6 inches of height over time. My grandma is pretty short, what about yours? So I’m making it my mission in this blog to keep that sexy skeleton of yours strong & fierce. Hey…I’ve got your vertebrae! It’s…

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Family Lifestyle Recipes

Father’s Day-Healthy Meal Inspiration to Celebrate Dad

June 17, 2016
Father's Day

This father’s day, don’t just raise your glass – raise your fork, spoon, and knife to dad, and to his health. We’ve brought together some taste-spiration, with a healthful twist, to celebrate dad this father’s day. Brunch – A Smoothie That Can’t be Beet Looking for a sweet concoction to round out a father’s day brunch feast? Whether dad’s favorite way to break his fast is with waffles and fresh fruit, eggs and bacon, or all of the above, this…

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Men’s Daily Health for Life

June 15, 2016
men's health

Want to make an investment that yields both immediate and long-term gains? Seeing through a daily healthful intention can help improve your quality of life. That could mean starting each day with five minutes of stretching, taking a daily multivitamin to keep poor eating habits in balance, or making time for a hobby. Whatever it looks like, daily maintenance of mental and bodily health is key for overall wellness for both men’s and women’s health. This month, as we focus…

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Recipes

Simply Delicious Baobites Scones

June 11, 2016

Make it your own! This Baobites (US/CA) Scones recipe will work with your favorite oat flour, all-purpose or whole wheat pastry flour, demarera, turbinado or granulated sugar, Himalayan or sea salt, plain or flavored yogurts or half yogurt/half milk of your choice, and coconut oil instead of butter. OR TRY ADDING 1 TSP. LEMON ZEST AT STEP 5 OR VANILLA AT STEP 6!  YOU’LL NEED: A baking sheet, bowl, knife, and spoon. Cooking spray, parchment paper or foil. Bonus: A…

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Keep it Light

June 10, 2016
weight loss light

Scales tipped a little too much on the side of indulgence this summer? It may be time to bring things back in balance. Thankfully, there are lots of ways to lighten up during the summer—here are three of our favorites: Focus on Fresh and Seasonal Produce Ice cream isn’t the only food synonymous with summer—there’s a cornucopia of summer fruit and vegetables available over the course of the season, perfect for fresh, healthy meals that can help you feel great.…

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Turn up the Beet!

June 8, 2016
beet

Looking to add a new twist to your summer menu? We’ve got a fresh, seasonal, and colorful option to up the nutrition, fun, and flavor: beets! Why Beets? Beets are a good source of folate, a naturally occurring B vitamin used to create new cells and potassium, and useful in maintaining a healthy blood pressure. Recently beets have also been credited as benefiting cardiovascular fitness. Their nutritional profile is hard to beat—they’re free of fat and cholesterol, and low in…

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