The Essence of Cleansing - Part 1

The Essence of Cleansing - Part 1
Happy New Year! It’s 2016 and many of us may be feeling a little sluggish after overindulging in the basic food groups of sugar, fat, caffeine, meat, and alcohol over the holidays. Let’s take a little look at how our bodies detoxify with a focus o...

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An Opportunity to Write Your Future!

An Opportunity to Write Your Future!
“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” - Edith Lovejoy Pierce It’s the dawning of a new year. Another year has come and gon...

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Are you still eating toxic oils?

Are you still eating toxic oils?
By: Dr. Udo Erasmus Unlike other essential nutrients–minerals, vitamins, and essential amino acids, which are relatively stable–essential omega-3 and -6 (poly-unsaturated) fatty acids (EFAs) are our most sensitive and easily damaged nutrients. The...

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Beauty and Brains: You Can Have It All!

Beauty and Brains: You Can Have It All!
If you’re moisturizing your skin from within, then chances are the omegas have already kicked in; only someone with a good head on their shoulders would optimize their essential fat intake for mind- and body-health first, knowing that beautiful, g...

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Tahoe Rim Trail FKT 2015

We're excited to welcome Flora Ambassador, Krissy Moehl, to our blog...travel along with her as she recaps her recent FKT attempt on the Tahoe Rim Trail. The Tahoe Rim Trail is 170 miles of beautiful, single-track trail around Lake Tahoe in Calif...

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Adventures at the Lake Padden Trail Half Marathon

Flora has had the privilege of sponsoring the Lake Padden Trail Half Marathon for the last 4 years…stepping into the role of “title sponsor” for the 2014 and 2015 races. Some of you may know that Flora actively sponsors a team of 16 elite athletes...

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Let's Talk About Fermentation

Let's Talk About Fermentation
fer·men·ta·tion: /fərmənˈtāSH(ə)n/ noun fermentation the chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeasts, or other microorganisms, typically involving effervescence and the giving off of heat. the process of fermentation involved in th...

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Sacha Inchi Oil: The New Super Star

Sacha Inchi seeds (also known as “Star seeds”) have been used for centuries by the indigenous people of the Amazon in Peru for their nutritional properties. Sacha Inchi Oil provides a rich, well-balanced ratio of omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatt...

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Recipe: Vegan Trail Mix Cookies

Recipe:  Vegan Trail Mix Cookies
Makes 30 cookies Ingredients:2 ¼ cups gluten-free oats2 cups spelt flour1 ½ cups dried cranberries1 cup sunflower seeds¾ cup dried coconut (unsweetened)¾ cup cocoa nibs½ cup pumpkin seeds½ cup sliced almonds½ cup hemp hearts½ cup brown sugar½ tbsp...

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