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The Dangers of Eating Too Clean

July 5, 2018
bacteria

I recently enjoyed a farm-to-table meal in the Malibu hills. We nibbled garden-fresh veggies and berries straight from the bush. After all, what’s a bit of dirt? A lot, apparently. A hypothesis suggests that microbes that co-evolved with us are our ‘old friends’; they protect against a wide spectrum of immune-related disorders. Some of these are present in soil and can be inhaled when out in nature. This might be why spending childhood on a farm is good for our…

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Featured Health

Iron Deficient? Reclaim Your Energy with Floradix

July 3, 2018
iron

Our natural iron supplement has got it going on. In fact, Floradix (US/CA) is the best-selling natural liquid iron supplement in North America. It helps fight iron deficiency by promoting the formation of healthy red blood cells. Plus, this safe, low-dose supplement is formulated for easy absorption and is gentle on the digestive tract. If that’s not a win-win situation, what is? Our plant-based pride and joy is here to help everyone from athletes to pregnant women build up their iron…

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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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Beauty Health

Three Steps to Younger-Looking Skin

June 4, 2018
skin

I’m noticing my skin more and more as each year passes. My eyes look puffier after a not-so-great night of sleep. My wrinkles get a little more noticeable after a second glass of wine. My skin just doesn’t have the spring it used to have. As we age, our skin takes a beating. Our diet, hydration, sun exposure, exercise habits, weight loss/gain, and nutritional deficiencies all start to show right on our face. Wouldn’t it be nice if a different…

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Health Lifestyle

#RoséAllDay | Red Beet Crystal Chia Pudding

May 31, 2018
#RoseAllDay

I read an article recently titled “8 Things that Prove that You’re Basic.” One of them was using the hashtag #RoséAllDay. Well, I guess that makes me pretty darn basic! But I think I’m okay with it 😉 This Rosé Chia Cup, on the other hand, is anything but basic! What elevates this easy vegan chia pudding recipe and really makes it pop are these Red Beet Crystals from Flora (US/CA)! I think it comes as no surprise that chia…

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