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Getting the Most from Iron

May 11, 2021
Many healthcare providers recommend taking an iron supplement if you’re low on this essential mineral. But unless you are diagnosed with anemia – the most severe stage of iron deficiency – you may not get much direction, or even a recommended dose from your doctor. Often people are not even sure if they should supplement, unless they are anemic, because they have heard that too much iron is dangerous. The results of living with a deficiency can be devastating –...

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Flora Quality Control and Ingredient Adulteration

April 29, 2021

If you feel like you’ve been guest-starring in Groundhog Day: Pandemic Edition for the past year+ and the days, weeks and months are all starting to bleed together, you’re not alone. It’s never been a better time to take your health and well-being seriously. It is springtime though and the weather is gorgeous, so after a leisurely walk you find yourself standing in the supplements section of your favourite, local store. The colours, fonts, images and claims of the packaging…

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Emerald Spirulina Bites

April 27, 2021

Enriched by the elements and cultivated with care, Gandalf Organic Spirulina is a power-packed superfood and natural protein source. Rich in beta carotene, nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, Spirulina has existed for more than three billion years. In fact, it’s one of the oldest living organisms on earth, and considered by some, to be nature’s original superfood. Holistic Nutritionist & Food Creative, Lindsay Young, developed Emerald Spirulina Bites, putting the long list of nutritional benefits of spirulina at your fingertips. This…

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Love Your Mother (Earth)

April 22, 2021

In some countries, Earth Day is called Mother Earth Day. That’s a recognition that nature is our source, our wellspring. Without the Earth, we wouldn’t exist. That’s why we consider it a central part of our mission at Flora to delivery eco-friendly products from herbs that are grown, processed, and packaged in a sustainable way and to make our headquarters as green as possible. And to keep us focused on these goals, we have established an active Health and Safety…

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Let’s Talk About Periods

April 20, 2021

It wasn’t too long ago that mentioning the word “period” could clear a room in ten seconds flat. Luckily, we’ve come a long way in a few decades. And yet, there’s still stigma around menstruation. Which is kinda ridiculous, considering it’s a totally natural process that happens to half the population and is essential for the continuance of the human race. So let’s bust those tabooed doors open and talk about periods! Women have a lot of periods. On average,…

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Probiotics and all the Good they can do for Your Dog

April 13, 2021

A happy, healthy gut is essential for our canine friends just as much as it is for us. For humans, health professionals recommend adding beneficial probiotics to our diets. So often, we hear about yogurts that are packed full of these healthy gut-changing bacteria. But is it that simple for our furry friends? Currently, there are products on the shelves, but they might not work in the same way that we expect. So Flora Health has assembled this complete guide…

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Get Your Energy Back

April 8, 2021

Get Your Energy Back, With Iron+™ Spring is a perfect time to get more active, after a pandemic winter of binging Netflix on the couch. But if the idea of starting your garden or taking the kids for a bike ride in the park feels overwhelming, there may be something wrong. It’s normal to have a few days of low energy. But we’re talking about the kind of ongoing fatigue that makes simple things feel like a chore. A not-normal…

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New Product Alert! Introducing Iron+™

April 6, 2021

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in the world. Vegans, pregnant and nursing women and athletes may be especially prone to deficiency or sub-optimal iron status. Fatigue, pale skin, brittle hair and nails and difficulty concentrating are just some of the symptoms of iron deficiency. If you’ve ever experienced iron deficiency, you know it’s no joke and supplementing is often the only way to build up your iron levels quickly and efficiently. Some iron preparations can…

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Featured Health Recipes

Pink Chickpea Salad with Red Beet Crystals

April 1, 2021

There’s something inherently magical about this light and bright dish. We eat with all of our senses, not just taste! And this salad gives our eyes a treat before dazzling our taste buds too! Lindsay Young @eatyoungnutrition is a nutritionist and lover of food from around the world. She’s passionate about making healthy, home cooked food accessible and approachable for everyone. She hosts workshops in her home town, Kelowna, sees clients and works as a recipe developer and food photographer.

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Let Your Natural Beauty Shine Through

March 30, 2021

We all want to look our best, so it’s natural to experiment with a new lipstick or hair color. But sometimes beauty is just a matter of getting out of the way and letting your natural splendor shine through. If your skin, hair, and nails are healthy, they’ll naturally look good. Even your legs can look better with a little TLC. (We’re looking at you, varicose veins.) What do your hair, skin, and nails have in common? Collagen. Like the…

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Spring Cleansing, with Flor•Essence®

March 23, 2021

Hooray! Spring is finally, finally here. Winter can be tough in the best of years, but spending the season cooped up indoors during a pandemic without the company of friends has been an added burden on many of us. Warmer weather is traditionally a time to spring clean your house — to clean all the clutter off that one table where it always collects, mop the floors, and if you’re feeling really ambitious, wash the windows. When you’re spending so…

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Flora Red Beet Crystals: The Beet Goes On

March 2, 2021

Flora Red Beet Crystals are a nutritious, energizing superfood that help to boost nitric oxide levels in the body. This naturally sweet tasting, instantly soluble product is a pure concentrate that is carefully obtained from the juice of freshly harvested, organic beet roots. The beets come from organic farms in Europe and are fresh pressed using hydraulic presses soon after harvesting. Next, the juice is vacuum dehydrated without the use of heat or freeze-drying, in order to best preserve the…

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