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June 2018

Education Health

5 Essential Tips to Banish a Yeast Infection

June 30, 2018
yeast

Oh, the dreaded yeast infection. If you’re one of the 75 percent of women who have had one, you know exactly what I’m talking about. And what’s worse than one yeast infection? A chronic one that doesn’t want to go away. That uncomfortable itching, burning, and discharge can be unbearable. A yeast infection is an overgrowth of a kind of yeast in the vaginal canal called Candida albicans. You can also have an overgrowth of bad bacteria, which is called…

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Family Health

“My Tummy Hurts!” – Natural Remedies for Kids

June 28, 2018
natural

You’ve had it happen: your child comes to you complaining about a tummy ache.  You want to turn their frown upside-down fast—ideally with a natural remedy—but it’s not always clear why they have digestive problems in the first place. So how do you fix it? The most common digestive issues are gas, bloating, and stomach pain. The most likely culprits are diet, stress, and an unhealthy gut. The great news is there are some proven natural home remedies that work…

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Beauty Health

Fresh-Pressed Oils & Why You Need Them in Your Life

June 26, 2018
fresh-pressed

We love oils at Flora (hello, omegas!), but it’s not all about the ones you ingest. The oils you use topically can radically change your life, too. In fact, there are some pretty unexpected ways fresh-pressed oils can help you take health and beauty to the next level. Each oil is unique in its ability, capable of helping with everything from skin care to hair growth to cell health. Which one is missing from your wellness and beauty regimen? Find…

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Health Seasonal

Making Sure You Have a “Feel Great” Summer

June 23, 2018
summer

Have fun plans this summer? If you’re like most, your summer is jam-packed with social events, outdoor activities, and vacation getaways. With all that going on, it’s a real problem when you feel under the weather, especially on a beautiful sunny day. Symptoms like fatigue and brain fog can make you want to stay home with the covers over your head. But then you miss out on all the good times and adventures you’ve been looking forward to since winter.…

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Health Recipes

Red Beet Pizza Crust with Cashew, Pear & Balsamic

June 21, 2018
pizza

Makes 2 (8-10”) pizzas Print Beet-za Crust with Cashew, Pear & Balsamic Ingredients Dough 2 cups stoneground spelt flour 3/4 cup lukewarm water 1 tsp active dry yeast 2 tbsp Salus Red Beet Crystals (US / CA) 1 tsp Himalayan pink sea salt 2 tbsp Flora Extra Virgin Olive Oil (US) Toppings 1 package of plain cashew cream cheese (offers a sweetness to the pizza) 1 bunch of asparagus 1 ripe pear diced 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 fennel root,…

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Health Lifestyle

Beyond Olive Oil: Let Your Inner Foodie Shine with Flora Culinary Oils

June 19, 2018
foodie

Whether you’re the chef in your family or you just really enjoy a homecooked meal, our line of premium organic culinary oils will bring out your inner foodie. Simply drizzle over soups, salads, and more, to effortlessly up your cooking game. While we do make a mighty delicious Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the world of culinary oils has so much more kitchen inspiration to offer. Bring a greater level of authenticity to your Asian dishes with our Sesame Oil. Our…

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Seasonal Travel

Avoid Digestive Woes on Your Summer Vacation

June 18, 2018
digestive

Digestive issues can be a real vacation spoiler. You’re right in the middle of having a great time and it hits you… that rumble or cramp warning you to get to a bathroom pronto. Problems like traveler’s diarrhea can have you hitting every rest stop, airplane toilet, and gas station bathroom far too often. These stops keep you from relaxing and enjoying all the things you’ve been looking forward to on your summer vacation getaway. To add insult to injury,…

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Recipes

Red Beet Whipped Cream-Topped Chocolate Cupcakes

June 14, 2018
red beet

The flavors of red beet crystals and chocolate collide in this delicious cupcake recipe. A moist and chocolatey vegan chocolate is topped with a fresh and creamy red beet whipped cream lightly sweetened with Salus Beet Crystals (US/CA). The beet crystals add a hint of sweetness, the subtle flavor of beets and a gorgeous color to the whipped cream. Print Chocolate Cupcakes with Red Beet Whipped Cream Frosting Yield: 12 cupcakes Ingredients CUPCAKES 1 cup milk of choice (almond, coconut,…

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Seasonal Travel

The Summer Travel Checklist You Really Need

June 12, 2018
summer

From catching a bug en route to your dream destination to indulging in some unsettling local eats or the unhealthy airport snacks along the way, there are all sorts of ways your summer travel plans can be dashed if you aren’t prepared. Don’t fret, our fail-safe travel health checklist has everything you need to keep on keeping on and enjoy summer travel to the fullest. You don’t wing your travel plans so don’t wing your health. Travel like one of…

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Seasonal Travel

Summer Time Exploring with Probiotics & Immune Boosters

June 5, 2018
summer

Ah, summer! That time of the year when adventure calls your name. Whether you’re jetting off to explore France or backyard-exploring with the kids, we’ve got your summer excursion essentials list ready for you to stay healthy and enjoy your holidays to the fullest. The best way to make the most of your summer adventures is to come prepared—seriously prepared. Going to be trying the more adventurous of the local cuisine on your travels? Three words: Travel Care Probiotics. Don’t…

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