Learn to Love Bitter! Why Bitter Foods Are Good for Your Health

Learn to Love Bitter! Why Bitter Foods Are Good for Your Health
It’s universally accepted that humans can taste five dominant basic flavors: sweet, salty, savory (umami), sour, and, of course, bitter. While salty or sweet are pleasing to our taste buds, bitter foods like grapefruit or broccoli with their unmis...

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How Digestive Enzymes Can Help You Digest Better This Thanksgiving and Always

How Digestive Enzymes Can Help You Digest Better This Thanksgiving and Always
Ah, Thanksgiving—a time to gather with loved ones, reflect on what makes us feel grateful, and stuff our faces with rich, fatty, glorious food. (We’re pretty sure the word “piehole” has its origins in this gluttonous holiday.) No shade if you over...

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How to Make Healthy Iced Chai Boba Tea at Home

How to Make Healthy Iced Chai Boba Tea at Home
Chai tea (masala chai) from India and boba (bubble) tea from Taiwan are two of Asia’s most beloved sweetened milky tea beverages. Their popularity has spread throughout the world and for good reason - they’re insanely delicious.  For the best of b...

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Tips for Adjusting to the End of Daylight Savings Time

Tips for Adjusting to the End of Daylight Savings Time
Friends, it’s happening. Daylight savings time ends on Sunday, November 6 at 2 a.m. Unless you live in Hawaii or Arizona, that means you’ll be setting your clocks back one hour when you go to bed on the evening of the 5th. In other words, it’s gon...

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Why Does Being Sick Feel So Awful?

Why Does Being Sick Feel So Awful?
Good health is something that’s far too easy to take for granted sometimes. When we’re down for the count with a cold or flu—stuck in bed congested, coughing, waking up in the grip of that icky malaise and fatigue—that’s when we fully appreciate a...

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Hispanic Culture and North America's Herbal Medicine Story

Hispanic Culture and North America's Herbal Medicine Story
North America’s herbal medicine story is rooted in Hispanic and pre-Hispanic culture. The use of medicinal herbs was first recorded in the new world by the pre-Hispanic cultures of the Aztecs. The history of herbal medicines in North America canno...

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Get Cooking This Fall, with Flora

Get Cooking This Fall, with Flora
Now that the heat of summer has passed, it’s time to get back into the kitchen. Did you know Flora offers a selection of premium culinary oils? There are six delicious varieties to try, whether you want to whip up some salad dressing, a dinner ent...

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Ginger Turmeric Omega Immune Shots

Ginger Turmeric Omega Immune Shots
As featured @onbetterliving Made with citrus, ginger, turmeric, apple cider vinegar, and omega rich Udo’s Oil 3-6-9 Blend from Flora, these immune “shots” are bursting with powerful nutrients that can help support your immune system and act as a ...

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Does Elderberry Cause a Cytokine Storm?

Does Elderberry Cause a Cytokine Storm?
A lot of people reach for elderberry at the first sign of an immune challenge, or even take it on the regular to fend off the nasties once the weather turns cold. We’re big fans of the stuff ourselves. But in recent years, there’s been some concer...

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It's Time for a Cleanse!

It's Time for a Cleanse!
Fall has arrived! Time to get out your sweaters and fuzzy socks, shop for apples and pears at the farmers’ market, and take walks as fallen leaves crunch underfoot. It’s also an ideal time for a cleanse. Many herbalists recommend cleansing four ti...

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8 Beauty Benefits of Iron for Skin, Hair, & Nails

8 Beauty Benefits of Iron for Skin, Hair, & Nails
As previously posted on @onbetterliving Iron is a big deal when it comes to energy production in the body. But this essential trace mineral is also important when it comes to the health of our hair, skin, and nails. Why? The reason lies within the...

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Healthy Nutty Banana Cream Protein Shake

Healthy Nutty Banana Cream Protein Shake
Udo's Oil Recipe: Healthy Nutty Banana Cream Protein Shake A healthy spin on the flavors of a creamy and delicious banana cream pie, this probiotic rich, protein rich shake is free of refined sugar and also has a boost of plant-based omega-3s from...

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