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Gluten: The Whole Story

August 3, 2017
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Glutens are mixtures of proteins originating from cereal grains. Gluten can keep dough from crumbling, make it stretch, and are 75-80% protein. They cause serious illness in people with celiac disease, who must completely avoid gluten just like a person with diabetes must avoid sugar. Although we throw around the term “gluten”, there are actually several glutens. One type is a storage protein called prolamin, which helps make grains hardy. Over generations, we have selectively bred cereal grasses, such as wheat…

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Employee Spotlight – Gerardo Quiroz

February 23, 2017
Employee Spotlight

Here at Flora, we feel as though we’re all one big family. Some of us are new to the company while others have been here for 20+ years. We each bring a unique set of qualities to the company. Therefore, we thought we’d post an employee spotlight from time to time so our subscribers can get to know our employees a little better. Name: Gerardo Quiroz What is Your Role at Flora?: Corporate Operations Manager. I make sure Flora has…

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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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The 5 Ps for Athletes

May 18, 2016
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Proper preparation prevents poor performance. The 5 Ps – you have likely heard that preparation is the key to success. Preparing yourself for physical activity is one of the best ways to achieve great, consistent athletic performance. Preparation can be mental and emotional; top-level athletes use multi-sensory visualization techniques to ‘be the ball’, to see themselves jumping higher, to feel themselves breaking the ribbon as they cross the finish line. Preparation can of course be physical—staying active and strong during…

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No-Bake Red Beet Energy Balls

May 12, 2016
energy bites

Not excited about cooking beets the morning before a big run? No fear! The No-Bake Red Beet Energy Balls below, made with Salus Red Beet Crystals, provide the benefits of red beets and performance-enhancing EFAs, but come together in minutes, and keep in the fridge for up to a week when stored in an airtight container! Print No-Bake Energy Balls Ingredients 1 cup small seeds such as sesame, flax, or hemp 2 Tbsp. Udo’s Choice Green Blend 4 Tbsp. Salus…

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No-Bake Holiday Bites

November 25, 2015

Print No-Bake Holiday Bites Weigh-you-down desserts don't have to be the norm during the holidays-enlighten your family and friends with these gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, nutrient packed treats, featuring Udo's Choice Green Blend, an organic greens powder blend that is packed with essential vitamins and minerals, and Udo's Oil 3.6.9 Blend, a complete source of all 3 daily omegas. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Ingredients 1 cup crispy brown rice cereal (no sugar added) 1/2 cup dried unsweetened coconut (+ extra for rolling)…

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