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Red Beet Malabi Pudding

June 18, 2019
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Malabi pudding is the perfect cold, summer dessert. Not only is it delicious and special, but it’s also fast and simple to make. It’s a unique dessert, perfect for celebrating a birthday. Its versatility makes it a crowd pleaser. There are endless regional variations; change the toppings to suit yourself or the preferences of those being served. Best of all, it can easily be made ahead. There is a gorgeous visual contrast between the white pudding and bright syrup, as well…

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Why Probiotics Help with Fertility, Pregnancy, and Vaginal Health

June 11, 2019
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Everywhere you turn you’ll find articles, videos, and memes about the power of probiotics. Probiotics have been touted as the next line of medicine for mental health issues, the solution to chronic inflammation, and might even ramp up your metabolism. Are they really all they’re cracked up to be? Could they really help with all of those health issues? In a nutshell… it looks like they just might! Plus, it looks like they’re an important addition to our collective diet.…

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Herbal Supplements: Myths & Facts

May 28, 2019
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If you’re sometimes uncertain about herbal supplements, you’re in good company! Don’t feel bad, it is not your fault. There is a ton of incomplete or misinformation out there. It can be hard to know what is myth and what is fact. The good news? You’re about to get some clarity. Let’s clear up some myths and facts about herbal supplements, shall we? MYTH If you see a larger ingredient quantity on an herbal supplement label, it means you are…

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World Bee Day

May 20, 2019
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Bees are such fascinating and helpful creatures. Not only are humans completely reliant on them for maintaining the biodiversity of the planet (!) and for a third of our worldly food supply (!!!), but they are also unique and super interesting. Bee impressed Here are some amazing facts about bees and honey, our favorite miracle condiment: 0 – The amount of sleep a bee gets; they literally never stop working 5 – The number of eyes a bee has 2,000…

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Salad Dressing with Sacha Inchi Oil, Thyme & Apple Cider Vinegar

May 14, 2019
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Print Sacha Inchi Salad Dressing Ingredients 1/2 cup Flora Ginger and Lemon flavor Apple Cider Vinegar Drink 1/4 cup Flora Sacha Inchi Oil 2 small garlic cloves 2 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves A couple pinches of pink salt White pepper, to taste Instructions Blend everything until fully emulsified and creamy (it will still be thin, but will change colour and stay together Serve over mixed salad - We used purple kale, loose leaf lettuce and mizuno greens, sliced shallots, and…

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Beets Meet Apple Cider Vinegar: A Love Story

February 19, 2019
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It’s a story as old as time. Two souls meet and the chemistry is instant, the magic palpable. It’s like they were meant to be together, and they can’t imagine how they were ever apart. So it is with one root vegetable and one fermented fruit juice who recently joined forces to create Flora’s new Apple Cider Vinegar Red Beet Wellness Shot. Meet Beets Beets are having a moment right now. Popping up in steamed in salads, roasted with fowl,…

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Cleanse Happy with Flor-Essence

January 9, 2019
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A cleanse is a wonderful opportunity to practice supporting yourself. Instead of seeing it simply as maintenance—or worse yet, as a kind of penalty for having enjoyed life—doing a cleanse, especially during winter months, should be a form of self-care. Warming meals and practices In winter, choose pungent herbs and spices (cumin, cayenne, black pepper) to overcome hibernation mode and stoke the metabolic fire. Warming ginger, cinnamon, fennel, and angelica soothe and reduce phlegm. They promote digestion, dilation, and circulation.…

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Iron & Re-Energizing after the Holidays

January 8, 2019
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Are you feeling rundown—even after having some downtime over the holidays? Do your legs feel “heavy,” or are you feeling a bit out of breath? If so, you may be dealing with a very common mineral deficiency: iron. In the body, iron has the very important job of making hemoglobin. Without enough hemoglobin in the blood, your tissues don’t receive enough oxygen. And without oxygen, your muscles and tissues don’t work as well… which leads to the tiredness you’re feeling.…

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Bitters: The Secret to a Happy Tummy

November 20, 2018
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In today’s world, digestive problems are super common. Whether it’s indigestion, heartburn, or occasional constipation, an estimated 60-70 million Americans have some kind of digestive difficulty.[1] Turns out, our ancestors knew something about how to achieve the digestive harmony we’ve forgotten. What’s their secret? Bitters! What are bitters? Bitters are alcohol-based extracts of the flowers, leaves, bark, and roots of bitter-tasting plants. You may think of them as an essential ingredient to a good cocktail, but they’ve been used medicinally…

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5 Things That Can Happen When You Take Digestive Enzymes

November 13, 2018
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Digestive enzymes seem pretty straightforward. They’re enzymes, and they help your digestion. End of story, right? Not so fast. Since all your other bodily systems depend on your digestive system to work efficiently, digestive enzymes affect your whole body. What are enzymes, exactly? If you remember the word “enzyme” from your high school biology class, but you can’t quite remember what an enzyme is, you’re not alone. Simply put, an enzyme is a substance that sets off a reaction. Enzymes…

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