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Why Everyone Is Going Crazy for Elderberry

October 2, 2018
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Elderberry has become super popular lately. Bottles of elderberry capsules line the health food store shelves, crafty moms are blogging about how to make your own elderberry syrup, and chefs are incorporating the dark purple berries into everything from crumbles to coulis. What’s so great about elderberries? They’re nutritious. Elderberries are packed with vitamin C, boasting a whopping 87 percent of the Daily Value (DV) in a one-cup serving of fresh fruit. They’re also full of free radical-fighting phytonutrients such…

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Gut-Loving Water Kefir with Flora Elderberry Crystals

September 27, 2018
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Why are more and more of us experiencing an imbalance in gut bacteria? The answer is complicated and very unique to the individual, but there are factors that contribute to a decreased microflora and ways to counteract this. The prevalent use of antibiotics, especially for a prolonged period of time, chronically, or starting from a young age have a huge impact on our gut bacteria. While antibiotics certainly have their place in the world of medicine and have saved many…

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Iron Could Be the Hidden Reason Behind Your Fatigue

September 25, 2018
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Iron deficiency is more common than you think. We all seem to have accepted that tired is the new normal. It’s easy to write off persistent fatigue as the inevitable result of a busy, modern life. But what if there’s a tangible, correctable, physiological reason behind your exhaustion? Your tiredness could be due to iron deficiency. You need iron to help you manufacture hemoglobin, a key component of red blood cells. If your blood vessels are streets, hemoglobin is the…

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Power Bowls with Sweet Potato Sport Dressing

August 23, 2018
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Summer is my favorite time of the year because I LOVE working out outdoors. I love the ease of throwing together a big power bowl after a workout – powered by Flora Omega Sport+! The new Omega Sport+ (US/CA) formula contains MCT oil from coconut and high-quality turmeric, which when taken after exercise really helps with muscle repair, fat burning, and inflammation. I’m loving this easy dressing you can add to any power bowl: Print Power Bowls with Sweet Potato Sport…

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Digestive Enzymes to Help You Feel 💯 This Summer

August 14, 2018
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BBQs are synonymous with summer, from the beach to the backyard. While your friends & family might love a day of grilling burgers, your belly might not feel the same. Don’t worry, just bring Flora’s Digestive Enzymes along to the party and you’ll be grillin’ & chillin’ through Labor Day! Flora’s Digestive Enzymes (US/CA) are made with safe and effective enzymes your belly needs and loves. Give your body’s naturally occurring enzymes—like protease, lactase, and lipase—a boost when you need…

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Apple Cider Vinegar Shots Are All the Rage – Should You Try Them?

August 9, 2018
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Apple cider vinegar is the new “it” drink. Everyone from health bloggers to women’s magazines to Dr. Oz is raving about this buzzworthy health tonic. Even top celebs like actress Hillary Duff, Olympian gymnast Gabby Douglas, and pop star Katy Perry swear by the stuff. What’s all the fuss? A “new” old drink While it may be newly popular, drinking apple cider vinegar as a health tonic isn’t new at all. In fact, apple cider vinegar has been used to…

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Upgrade Your Salad Game with Omega-Rich Dressings

August 7, 2018
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Salad is healthy, right? Not always. While a pile of lettuce and vegetables can be just what the doctor ordered, an unhealthy salad dressing can undo all the good you’re doing for your body. Upgrade your summer salads with omega-rich Udo’s Oil®! Your body will thank you. Omega oils are chock full of the good stuff: healthy fats. The best part? They can easily be subbed for any oil called for in your salad dressing recipe, bringing your salad up…

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The Healthy Smoothie Boosters You’ve Been Missing

July 31, 2018
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We’re going to say it: whoever invented the smoothie is basically a genius, right? These yummy blends are the perfect healthy breakfast on the go, a liquefied lunchtime checklist of vitamin-rich fruits, veg and supplements to boost your energy mid-day, and even a mineral/protein-spiked post-workout sip. No matter what you’re looking for, smoothies have your back. While smoothies can be the answer for an easy way to stay on top of a healthy diet, not every smoothie is created equal.…

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Detox Your Summer Indulgences Away with Flor-Essence

July 24, 2018
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Summer is that time of the year we spend vacationing and indulging, which doesn’t always mean we’re living our healthiest lives. Get back to that life of balance and detox some of that excess “summer living” with the help of our light and easy herbal detox, Flor-Essence. Combining tradition, history, and time-tested results, Flor-Essence (US/CA) offers a natural way to flush the body of toxins and waste. Inspired by a traditional Ojibwa formula, the 8-herb formula was developed and perfected through…

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Morning Detox Granola with Gandalf Organic Chlorella

July 19, 2018
chlorella

If you’ve never tried Gandalf Organic Chlorella (CA), I’m giving you two very good reasons to do so now! Number one, it covers so many of the bases when it comes to gentle detoxification (see my previous Instagram post or my blog post). Number two, I’ve gone through the trial and error of creating this chlorella detox granola so you can make it this weekend. Here’s the recipe: Print Detox Morning Granola Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats 1/2 cup raw…

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