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So You’ve Done a Cleanse…Now What?

March 24, 2017
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Many of us woke up on New Years Day feeling the after-effect of a month of indulgences. The tired, foggy, exhausted feeling that can inspire even the most dramatic dietary changes and cleanses. And now it’s a few months later and we’ve persevered. We’ve even enjoyed some of it (isn’t an evening mug of Flor-Essence (US/CA) surprisingly lovely?), and now what? Where do we go from here? How do we continue these great feelings of health and vitality in normal…

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Green SOS Smoothie

March 15, 2017
Green SOS Smoothie

It’s easy to fall off the wagon when you forget to stock up on leafy greens and buy probiotics. I fell in love with this blend because it’s so easy to travel with in case you don’t have all the fresh ingredients you need for your healthy morning routine. I designed this naturally sweetened Green SOS Smoothie recipe to restore the body’s nutrients to optimal levels. The nourishing ingredients provide the vitamins and minerals your body needs to rebuild your…

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Manuka Honey Parfaits – Recipe

March 10, 2017
Manuka

Manuka Honey parfaits! So delicious and healthy, that they can be served either as a dessert or as a breakfast. Just as well it’s so simple and quick to make. Guaranteed high quality manuka honey sustainably sourced from beehives in remote and pristine areas of New Zealand. MGO™ 30+ Manuka Honey (US/CA) has a naturally occurring minimum of 30 mg/kg methylgyoxal content which is responsible for the remarkable properties in manuka honey. Print Manuka Honey Parfaits – Recipe Serves 2 Ingredients…

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Probiotics for oral health: Udo’s Choice Super 5 stood out!

March 4, 2017
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Probiotics for oral health: Udo’s Choice Super 5 stood out! Some probiotic products are directed at oral health; to reduce plaque, protect against cavities, promote gum health, or protect from sore throat, ear ache and bad breath. Probiotics support healthy yeast levels, including Candida levels, because they establish large, healthy populations of friendly bacteria that compete with harmful yeast trying to take up residence. This means that oral health probiotics may also help control yeast in the mouth and throat,…

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Act Your Age!

March 2, 2017
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You’re heard it before: Act your age! Well, the same rule applies when it comes to choosing your probiotics. Throughout the human life cycle, the bacteria that make up the gut microbiome normally maintain a positive symbiotic relationship with their host, providing far-reaching metabolic, immunological, nutritional, and psychological benefits. However, an unbalanced microbiome—known as intestinal dysbiosis—can wreak havoc on one’s health. In order to thrive physically and mentally, and to prevent dysbiosis, we need beneficial gut bacteria known as probiotics.…

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The Dreaded Yeast Infection

February 26, 2017
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Itching, burning, and uncomfortable. A yeast infection is one of the most common conditions that no one wants to talk about. So many of us are suffering, and we’re suffering in silence. Let’s change that! 3 out 4 woman will experience a yeast infection in their lifetime and ½ of all woman will experience more than one. Men, you get them too! 15 – 20% of men carry yeast, although most don’t have any symptoms…but you could be unknowingly passing this yeast…

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Red Beet Velvet Cupcake Recipe

February 12, 2017
Red Beet

There are few desserts as popular for Valentine’s Day as red velvet cake, a perfect match with its palette of burgundy and creamy white. For the cake to be made in a way authentic to the original from New York’s culinary darling the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, a red velvet cake “must” include: 1. A hint of cocoa No problem here – natural cocoa powder contains anthocyanins, the same antioxidant found in pomegranates and cranberries. Note: traditionally the cocoa was the…

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Raw Manuka Balls Recipe

February 3, 2017
Manuka

MGO™ Manuka Honey (US/CA) is sourced from remote regions where there are no signs of civilization. In these pristine settings, the bush grows wild. The bush flowers for only four weeks each year and during this time, the beehives need to be at full strength and located close to large areas of manuka bush for gathering nectar. Manuka Health has invested in its own beekeeping operation to secure access to high quality honey. Then, all incoming honey is tested and graded according to a…

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Clean Green Super Sauce

January 26, 2017
Green

Adding more healthy fats into your diet triggers the release of new fresh bile from the liver. This helps your body to flush old, stagnant bile and any fat-soluble toxins trapped with it! Cilantro and parsley are traditionally used to help remove heavy metals. Together this is one amazing sauce! Do not omit the salt – in winter it is important to combine greens with salt to keep the right electrolyte balance in the body. Print Clean Green Super Sauce…

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Manuka Honey Winter Salad Recipe

January 12, 2017
Manuka Honey Winter Salad

If you are thinking about getting your five-a-day in one go, then this Manuka Honey Winter Salad is for you. The secret of this recipe is hidden in the sauce, so don’t miss the best part! Print Manuka Honey Winter Salad Recipe Serves 2 Ingredients ¼ red cabbage ¼ white cabbage 4 leaves of kale or cavolo nero 2 large carrots 2 spring onions 2 garlic cloves, sliced 1 tbsp. white wine vinegar 3-4 tbsp. Flora Organic Olive Oil (US)…

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