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Apple Sesame Spice Muffins Featuring Flora Sesame Oil

March 13, 2018
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Healthy, omega-rich cooking oils can be used for a whole lot more than making salad dressings and greasing pans. In fact, cooking oils rich in healthy fats can be used for some of your favorite baking. Take EFA oils to the sweet side with everything from cakes to cookies and even muffins. Here’s to healthy fats getting the tasty love they (and you) deserve. Try your hand at one of our favorite pastries with these Apple Sesame Spice Muffins with…

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Elderberry Wellness Latte

February 4, 2018
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Tired of trying to combat colds with wellness shots that taste almost as bad as having a cold feels? Us, too. This Elderberry Wellness Latte is just what the doctor (and our taste buds) ordered when it comes to staying a step ahead of that pesky cold going around the office or school. With a light blueish color and tart-but-sweet taste, this wellness latte will make your taste buds, immune system, and Instagram feed all happy. Print Elderberry Wellness Latte…

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Immune Superfood Bowl with Elderberry Crystals

January 25, 2018

In the cold weather, we have to strengthen our immune systems to prevent ourselves from getting the yucky seasonal cold or flu! We use Flora Elderberry Crystals and Acerola Powder to help our immune system fight back! Acerola Powder is an excellent source of vitamin C. One serving provides your body with 14 times more vitamin C than an orange! Elderberry Crystals provide relief from cold and flu symptoms; we also like to use it to kill our cold and…

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Keep Your Heart Healthy with Cardio-Essence

January 23, 2018
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With over 630,000 cases a year, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in America. Keep your heart healthy and strong by giving it a helping hand with a dose of Cardio-Essence, our hawthorn-heavy heart helper based on traditional medicine. When one in four deaths in America is related to heart disease… Focusing on cardiovascular health is essential as you age. Cardio-Essence (US/CA) is comprised of the mighty, healing hawthorn berry and leaf. It’s a…

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Getting Back on Track with Your Resolutions

January 16, 2018

When you feel it’s time for a change, there’s sometimes the mentality to “go big or go home.” While that’s great in theory, resolutions to make large changes to lifestyle, diet, or fitness out of the blue often set you up for failure as they are too difficult to execute over the long term. Since your body is an interconnected machine, making a few small changes can radically change how you look and feel in 2018. Instead of the big…

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Digestion Problems? Leave It to the Pro(biotic)s

October 24, 2017
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Not all bacteria are created equal, especially when it comes to your gut. While bad bacteria can be responsible for upset tummies and all other belly-related badness, good bacteria is there to help keep your intestinal flora happy and healthy so your digestive system can run properly. Lifestyle and environmental factors can compromise the digestive system, but adding probiotics into the dietary mix can help boost the good bacteria, keeping the bad in balance and helping maintain the good, naturally.…

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Don’t let the holidays derail your health – 20 ways to have healthy holidays

December 16, 2016
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Let’s embrace the joys that can be a natural part of the holidays. After all, if eating’s the only excitement all season, of course we’ll justify a sugar rush! Asking you to “stand with your back to the buffet”, and “alternate wine and water”, is all well and good, but if you run around doing ‘everything’ and are ‘starving’ you may end up too tired to care anymore. Even if you vow to resist the loaf with creamy cheese dip…

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Pumpkin Seed Oil and Men’s Health

October 24, 2016
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Fall is back! Leaves, pumpkins, food, and family are all associated with autumn, and increasingly, so is men’s health. Starting in September with Prostate Cancer Awareness month and peaking in Movember, fall is as much about men’s reproductive health as it is about all things pumpkin-spiced. Pumpkin, interestingly, is also about more than Halloween jack-o-lanterns and Thanksgiving pie. It is, coincidentally, a very good tool for men’s health! In addition, pumpkin seed oil has many health benefits including helping the joints…

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Heart Health – Heart Over Matter

February 4, 2016

It’s time to start thinking with our hearts When it comes to the way we think, we often focus on our heads. The problem is, our minds are shaped by our experiences and can sometimes be colored by hard-to-unlearn routines and bad habits, some of which can have deadly consequences. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, causing one in every fourth deaths in the United States each year, yet many of the things…

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