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Celery Juice – Facts vs. Fiction

March 7, 2019
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Celery juice is the latest wellness trend fuelled by Instagram. But what’s the basis of this trend? We know celery owes its new cult following to the guy known as ‘The Medical Medium’; Anthony William. Despite his popularity, others call him a quack and deny the claims being made by the man responsible for the celery juice resurgence. Who is right? Extreme statements are good for dramatic effect, but not for your health. Let’s get clear on celery juice. Fiction…

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Beets Meet Apple Cider Vinegar: A Love Story

February 19, 2019
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It’s a story as old as time. Two souls meet and the chemistry is instant, the magic palpable. It’s like they were meant to be together, and they can’t imagine how they were ever apart. So it is with one root vegetable and one fermented fruit juice who recently joined forces to create Flora’s new Apple Cider Vinegar Red Beet Wellness Shot. Meet Beets Beets are having a moment right now. Popping up in steamed in salads, roasted with fowl,…

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Health Lifestyle

Level Up! 5 Habits to Raise Your Iron and Energy Levels

January 24, 2019
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In a previous post, I exposed four sneaky energy saboteurs. Today, I’ll help you get the upper hand on your iron and energy levels. Get enough protein. Including enough protein-rich food during the day serves many purposes. It helps keep blood sugar steady1 to avoid energy spikes and crashes. It helps to maintain muscle so we can get through the day more easily. It’s often found in nutrient-dense foods, which helps us feel more vital overall2. A critical thing protein…

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Health Lifestyle

4 Reasons You Are Still Tired

January 17, 2019
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Iron deficiency is the leading cause of female fatigue. It’s the world’s most common nutrient deficiency. These four things make it hard to absorb iron. Do you recognize some bad habits? Washing your meals down Water dilutes stomach acid, (more on this later!), so drinking during meals is never great. However, the real culprits here are tea, chocolate drinks, and coffee. Compounds like polyphenols, oxalates, tannins, and chlorogenic acids in black and green teas, coffee (including green coffee extracts), and…

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Health Recipes

Muhammara Red Pepper Dip with Red Beet Crystals

January 6, 2019
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Mmm is for muhammara! It may even be better than hummus. Traditionally, smoky roasted red peppers—the version from Aleppo uses the region’s distintive spicy peppers—are made into a spread and their flavor is mellowed using breadcrumbs, walnuts, and pomegrate molasses. Our twist on the classic muhammara omits the bread and substitutes Red Beet Crystals for pomegranate molasses to add a sweet and tangy flavor. Print Muhammara Red Pepper Dip Ingredients 1 cup walnuts 3 red bell peppers ¼ cup olive…

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Lifestyle Recipes

Pink Drinks from Vibrant & Pure

December 31, 2018
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Rosemary Bee(t)’s Knees with Pink Aquafaba Foam 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup water 2 small or 1 large sprig of fresh rosemary 2 ounces gin 3/4 ounces rosemary honey syrup 1 ounce fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons aquafaba 1/4 teaspoon Salus Red Beet Crystals Bring honey, water, and rosemary to a boil in a small saucepan. Let simmer for 10 minutes to allow the flavors to be infused. Set aside and let cool. Blend gin, cooled rosemary honey syrup mixture,…

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Health Recipes

Salted Red Velvet Hot Cacao

December 24, 2018
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Something amazing happens when you add beet crystals to hot cacao. Examining the nutrient profile of this recipe suggests beet crystals and chocolate are a natural duo. Salus Red Beet Crystals lend a beautiful dark red hue to this hot cacao. Obtained with a process that uses no heat, solvents, or chemicals, you can get excited about all of the antioxidants and minerals inside. Beets are a good source of manganese, potassium, and copper. Something unique to red beets is…

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Holidays Recipes

Keto-Friendly Sugar Cookies

December 19, 2018
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Print Keto Sugar Cookies with DF Peppermint Cream Cheese Ingredients For cookies 1/4 cup softened grass fed butter 1/3 cup monk fruit sweetener 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup almond flour 1/3 cup arrowroot flour For frosting 8 ounces dairy-free cream cheese 4 teaspoons Manuka Honey* 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract Pink: 1/4 teaspoon Salus Red Beet Crystals for every 1/4 cup frosting Green: 2 droppers full of chlorophyll (preferably mint flavored) for every 1/4 cup plain…

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Pomegranate Lemon Cardamom Cheesecake

December 17, 2018
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Print Pomegranate Lemon Cardamom Cheesecake with Cinnamon Cookie Dough Base Ingredients For the filling 2 cups raw cashews, soaked and drained 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup pomegranate juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon ground cardamom Juice of 2 lemons 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon Salus Red Beet Crystals For the base 2 cups almond flour 1/4 cup coconut flour 2 tbsp Flora Omega Sport+ 2 heaping tbsp creamy almond butter 1 tsp…

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Boost Your Kids’ Brain Health Today!

August 28, 2018
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Your kids are constantly growing. Make sure your kids’ brains get what they need to keep them on their “A-game” and grow into their best, healthiest selves with Flora’s children’s line. Ensuring children hit all the nutritional marks can be challenging—understatement of the year!—mainly because the typical modern diet is composed of refined foods stripped of their nutrients. If it’s not hard enough to make sure your kids are getting the vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats they need to develop…

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