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The Liver’s Role in Detox – How It Handles Toxins

December 17, 2017
liver

The root of the word liver is, in fact, live. This is no wonder considering the importance of the work it does for us. In the liver, toxins get their chemical makeup altered so we can eliminate them. The liver acts as a bodyguard, identifying bad guys and disarming them. This process, called detoxification, happens only in the liver. Detox has two phases. Both depend on nutrients. Phase I, oxidation, uses over 100 special enzymes. It turns toxins into either water-soluble molecules that can be excreted…

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Habit Hacks for Food and Snacks for Back To School

September 21, 2017
back to school

Back to school time. An energy of anticipation is in the air. Getting ready, getting set. A new year(ish). Back to school is a great time, as we settle into fall routines, to tweak our habits for the better. Identify a problem, take concrete action. Repeat. We can do this in any area of life, but since its September, let’s model smart habits for the kids! The trick is to make tiny changes. Baby steps. I’ll tackle 3 problems with food:…

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Healthful Inspiration for the Holidays – Go Beyond Bars

December 14, 2016
Bars

Looking for something delectable to wow your co-workers at the office holiday party? A quick appy to whip up for that potluck you forgot about? Or a healthy treat to fuel you through holiday shopping, gift wrapping, and beyond? This holiday recipe fits the bill, healthfully, whatever the occasion. Go BEYOND BARS: No-bake. Full of fiber. Promote good sleep and immunity. Provide plenty of protein and greens! Print Go Beyond Bars Ingredients 2 cups quick oats 100 g dried tart…

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A Thanksgiving Treat: Chocolate-Cherry Cranberry Squares

November 22, 2016
Thanksgiving

Here’s a Thanksgiving treat for you…Chocolate-Cherry Cranberry Squares! These bars:  -Require no baking;  -come together easily and quickly;  -promote melatonin production for a sound sleep later;  -are nutritious, and packed with protein, fiber, and greens;  -are vegan and gluten-free*. This recipe looks like a dessert square but requires no baking. Additionally, they are sweet, fudgy, and nutrient-dense. Also, they come together quickly with simple equipment, such as the kind of mini chopper found in even…

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Flax Seed Fun Facts!

October 17, 2016
Flax Seed

Written by: Kelly Hoang, Product Information Specialist and has been with Flora for 8 years. Passionate about natural health and healthy eating. Enjoys learning and talking about the amazing health promoting products Flora offers. Helping people with their health issues and sharing their stories has allowed her to build so much confidence and knowledge. Flax seed fun facts! So what do these tiny seeds contain that makes them so nutritious? Should you be consuming whole or ground flax seeds (US/CA) or…

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New Product Spotlight: Baobites Superfruit Snacks

March 9, 2016
Baobab Tree used for Baobites

Baobites: A fun-to-eat nutritional powerhouse! Baobites Superfruit Snacks provide a delicious way to enjoy the nutritious benefits of baobab. Baobab is a wild-harvested superfruit naturally bursting with fiber, electrolytes, and antioxidants! These flavor-packed fruit bites are made with 100% pure, organic baobab fruit powder and fruit concentrates. Rich in vitamin C, vegan, and gluten-free, with no fat or preservatives, they’re a nutritious snack everyone can enjoy. Available in three delicious flavors: Peach-Mango, Blood Orange, and Pomegranate. The “Tree of Life” A…

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