Lemon Ginger Pickled Vegetables
May 28, 2020
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Lemon Ginger Pickled Vegetables
The Link Between Cardio, Respiratory and Immune Health
May 26, 2020
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The Link Between Cardio, Respiratory and Immune Health
Mini Apple Pie Cups
May 21, 2020
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Mini Apple Pie Cups
World Bee Day
May 18, 2020
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World Bee Day
Paleo Pancakes
May 13, 2020
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Paleo Pancakes
The Dynamic Dialogue between Probiotics and our Immune System
May 12, 2020
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The Dynamic Dialogue between Probiotics and our Immune System
Featured Fitness

12 Tips to Maintain Fitness During Perimenopause

April 14, 2020

Midlife – when female athletes struggle most with fitness The slow weight gain of adulthood can be a motivator to take your exercise up a notch. But if you remember the big hair and waterfall bangs of the 80s, exercise might be getting more challenging. Being a female athlete means you have special needs, both nutritional and lifestyle-related, and these considerations become exponential as you race towards the finish line of your reproductive years. It’s not you, it’s your hormones…

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Nutrition and Wellness for Senior Cats & Dogs

April 9, 2020

It makes sense, right? Senior pet food formulations are healthy for senior pets. Sounds good. But read this, from Dr. Karen Becker from Mercola.com “Neither AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) nor the National Research Council (NRC) provides guidelines for senior dog formulas. There is no distinction made between the nutritional requirements for adult dogs and those for senior dogs. As a result, the ingredients used in pet food marketed for ‘seniors’ is determined by the manufacturer and vary…

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Behind the Scenes with Flora’s BiologicVET® Pet Supplements

April 7, 2020

Flora is proud to offer BiologicVET® pet supplements formulated for the unique make up of cats and dogs. These formulas feature a high concentration of nutrients and active ingredients, an organic powder delivery system, are free from PCBs, heavy metals (like mercury) and dioxins and are made at our Canadian GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) certified facility. Product Regulations For the Canadian market BiologicVET products are regulated by Health Canada and are licensed under VHP (Veterinary Health Products) regulations. In the…

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Featured Recipes

Pantry Falafels

April 2, 2020

Not quite up to grocery shopping lately? We hear you. These tasty and nourishing falafels use mostly pantry staples, veggies that keep well for a long time, and herbs you can grow at home (or use dry). Add another pantry staple into the mix – greens powder! It gives these falafels a fresh taste and a healthy dose of green veggies! Lindsey Young is a registered holistic nutritionist, advocate for intuitive eating, and functional food recipe creator. For more delicious…

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The Importance of Probiotics for Immune Health

March 31, 2020

How the Immune System Works The coordinated job of the immune system, including both our Adaptive and Innate functions, is to correctly differentiate between what is “self” and “not-self”. The immune system must identify what is a pathogen or toxin that we want to block, versus a beneficial compound that should get absorbed. This vital job is what allows us to mount a strong defense against bacteria and viruses but not overreact with allergies or autoimmunity. The Microbiome Plays a…

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Elderberry and the SARS-CoV-2 Virus

March 27, 2020

We’ve been noticing lots of interest in our elderberry products over the past few months and wanted to respond to various concerns and misinformation being shared with respect to elderberry, the SARS-CoV-2 virus/COVID-19, and immune health. This is a complex topic, but we wanted to share a few things to clarify. Elderberry has been shown in research to interfere with influenza viruses and support overall immune health. It has a long history of traditional use and enough clinical trials to…

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Featured Recipes

Veggilicious Donair with Pickled Turnips

March 19, 2020

This recipe is perfect for spring. Not only is it hearty enough to fuel your outdoor activities and bursting with color and flavor, it is designed to promote cleansing and detoxification. This vegan donair recipe features powerhouse detox supporters like cruciferous veggies and beets (pickled turnip with Red Beet Crystals), turmeric, fiber, and greens (flax, lentils, and Green Blend/Beyond Greens), and alliums (onions and garlic). Below is everything you need for a vegan-friendly donair feast at home! Feel free to…

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The Top 8 Herbs To Support Cellular Health

March 17, 2020

The cells of our body are often referred to as the ‘’building blocks of life.’’ You have over 200 different types of cells that, when combined together, make up the different areas of your body including your muscles, bones, and organs. They are responsible for taking in and converting nutrients into energy and keeping your body functioning properly. Your body contains close to 37.2 trillion cells – not including the bacteria in our microbiome – and produces 25 million new…

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Homemade Elderberry Syrup

March 12, 2020

The perfect immune pick-me-up to keep on hand, give to friends and add to your daily diet! Strain-free, easy & preservative-free. Makes ~2 Cups Lindsey Young is a registered holistic nutritionist, advocate for intuitive eating, and functional food recipe creator. For more delicious recipes, follow her on Instagram @eatyoungnutrition and visit EatYoungNutrition.com.

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Pet Care

Relief For Your Pets’ Allergies

March 5, 2020

Relief and quality of life in three easy steps with or without drugs The rate of skin disease in our pets will continue to rise with the rise in pollution concentration. This is inevitable but the symptoms are not completely out of our control. The cause is the nutritional imbalance wedded to ever-increasing pollution. As much as the pollutants in our environment from our new-age technologies are to blame for these reactions we have some control over that internal inflammatory…

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Natural Remedies for Eye Health

March 3, 2020

Vision is arguably our most important sense. While eye health and risk of eye-related conditions that come with aging have a significant genetic component, we can still influence our eye health with diet to help slow or prevent the deterioration of our eyesight over time. Often called European blueberry, bilberry is closely related to American blueberries, cranberries, and huckleberries. It is the most commonly mentioned natural treatment for impaired night vision. This use dates back to World War II, when…

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Recipes

Cinnamon Bun Granola

February 27, 2020

Remember being a kid and eating sugary cereal? That cereal that turns your milk into this colored and flavored goodness? That’s exactly what this granola does – except without the blood sugar spike, the unhealthy additives, and processed sugar. This granola might take up a good part of your afternoon to make, but it’s so worth it! Lindsey Young is a registered holistic nutritionist, advocate for intuitive eating, and functional food recipe creator. For more delicious recipes, follow her on…

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