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Fitness Health

10 Tips for a Lifestyle of Health & Wellness

June 14, 2019
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In April, I celebrated my 30th birthday. For so much of my life, 30 seemed… so far away. I can still remember the days of thinking “When I turn 30, I’ll be married with two kids, own a house in the mountains, and be the CEO of my own business.” Lofty goals for an age that seemed so distant yet came so quickly. Not shockingly, most of those aspirations are still in the works, but what I do have is…

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Health Seasonal

Taking Care of Yourself on Mother’s Day and Every Day

May 7, 2019
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Let’s face it: moms usually put themselves last. They think about their needs after they’ve met their kids’, partners’, and co-workers’ needs. We get it. Some of us at Flora are moms, too, and we’ve done the same thing. But we’d like to introduce a radical idea. (Drumroll, please.) Moms, you are the star of your own life, and you deserve to prioritize your own wellness. That means self-care is an ongoing need, not just a bubble bath on Mother’s…

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Education Health

Celery Juice – Facts vs. Fiction

March 7, 2019
celery juice

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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Featured Health

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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Recipes

No-Bake Brownies with a Secret Spicy Ingredient

November 26, 2018
brownies

There are some sneaky veggies in these brownies, which I find beyond delicious! Bulking this recipe up nutritionally is baked sweet potato. While I love sweet potato in this recipe purely for its taste and texture, there are some benefits to consuming it with other fats such as walnuts and chocolate. The bright orange flesh of sweet potatoes tells us that it’s high in the vitamin A precursor beta-carotene. Because beta-carotene is a fat-soluble vitamin, it’s best to consume sweet potato…

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Recipes

Rhubarb & Red Beet Stamina Smoothie

April 24, 2018
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With less than a week left in April, we’re ready to officially ring in springtime—even if the weather doesn’t quite agree with us. Nothing says spring like the tang of rhubarb. Pair it up with the fun color and serious goodness of our Red Beet Crystals (US/CA) and you’ve got yourself a smoothie in the making! Whatever the weather, this recipe will give you a reason to celebrate. Print Rhubarb & Red Beet Stamina Smoothie Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut water…

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Health Lifestyle Recipes

Elderberry Wellness Latte

February 4, 2018
elderberry

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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