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Flax Seed Oils are Natural Magic

March 20, 2018
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We don’t believe there’s a magical “cure all” shortcut to a healthier you—it’s about balance, diet, supplements, and time. We do believe in the truly magical power of essential fatty acids (EFAs) on your body’s overall health. Say hello to Flora’s Flax Seed Oils (US/CA), one of the richest forms of omega-3 EFAs on the planet. So why are flax oils so good for you? Flax oil is one of the richest sources of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), the omega-3 from…

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Apple Sesame Spice Muffins Featuring Flora Sesame Oil

March 13, 2018
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Healthy, omega-rich cooking oils can be used for a whole lot more than making salad dressings and greasing pans. In fact, cooking oils rich in healthy fats can be used for some of your favorite baking. Take EFA oils to the sweet side with everything from cakes to cookies and even muffins. Here’s to healthy fats getting the tasty love they (and you) deserve. Try your hand at one of our favorite pastries with these Apple Sesame Spice Muffins with…

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Bring EFAs to Your Diet with Flora’s Premium Culinary Oils

March 6, 2018
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Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are an integral part of a healthy diet. They help with proper development and functioning of your brain and nervous system.* They help support normal blood pressure.* They even have a hand in the development and maintenance of healthier hair and nails. EFAs are heavy hitters.* While the body can synthesize some of the good stuff it needs to properly function, EFAs are the foundational fats your body needs but just can’t make on its own….

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Fats That Heal – Premium Omega Oils

February 20, 2018
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Not all fats are created equal. The word “fat” often gets a bad rap. But the reality is some fats actually make your body flourish and boost your brain power. Say hello to our premium omega oils, ranging from an Omega 3+6+9 Blend (US/CA) to our DHA (US/CA) and high lignan boosted (US) formulas designed to deliver the good fats your body needs to properly function, improve cognitive abilities, and support your overall health.* If you’re looking for a healthy…

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Making 2018 Your Healthiest & Fittest

January 9, 2018
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If there’s one thing that’s certain about 2018, this year is your oyster. Whether you’ve made a resolution to lose weight, get healthier, fitter, or just feel better overall, there’s no better time to start than today.  Is 2018 the year you finally get a good night’s sleep? Finally bid digestion woes adieu? Say goodbye to inflammation? Meet those workout goals? It can be. New year, new you! Better yet? We’re here to help you make those 2018 dreams come…

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Morning Rush Detox Smoothie

January 7, 2018

Loaded with digestion-boosting, metabolism-revving, colon cleansing, inflammation-soothing, blood-sugar-regulating, enzymes, antioxidant phytochemicals, and fiber. Morning Rush Detox Smoothie Category: Health, Lifestyle, Recipes Ingredients • ½ cup water • 1 1-inch piece fresh peeled ginger (or ½-1 teaspoon ground ginger) • ½ cup frozen berries • ½ apple, peeled and cored • 4 oz. juice, tart cherry or pineapple • 1-2 tbsp. lemon or lime juice • 1 tbsp. Udo’s Oil 3•6•9 Blend (US/CA) • 1 tsp. – 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar…

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Pesto Pizza Featuring Flora’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil

December 14, 2017

I almost never have fresh herbs on hand. But I whipped this pesto up with a spinach base and it was so good. In your blender goes: 2 cloves garlic 1 c fresh spinach 2 tbsp. Flora extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp. walnuts 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp. lemon juice 2 tbsp. nutritional yeast Spread on your favorite pizza dough, add toppings of your choice—I went with roasted tomatoes and almond-based ricotta cheese—and bake as directed. Enjoy!   Rebecca…

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MCTs: An Introduction

December 10, 2017

Omega Sport+™ (US/CA) is a fantastic oil blend that features a unique good kind of fat called medium-chain triglycerides, or MCTs for short. MCTs and omega fatty acids have different physical chemistries. Other oil molecules need to go through a complex digestion process, but MCTs take a shortcut. MCTs are more easily mixed with water or other liquids. They have a different shape and a shorter number of molecules. Thus, they get absorbed easily into the bloodstream from the gut; they…

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How Vitamin D Keeps You in the Game

November 16, 2017

You may know we recently launched Omega Sport+™ (US/CA), a new oil blend made with active people in mind. The oil’s first run went so fast (pun intended), we scrambled to make more. Those who are intent to run a half marathon or stay active in sports won’t settle for getting sidelined; they want to know about Omega Sport+’s special attributes. We usually highlight the MCTs and special turmeric extract, but Vitamin D is the star today. Getting vitamin D…

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Vegan Omega 3+6+9 & Easy Ways to Incorporate Them into Your Meals

November 2, 2017

Where has October gone?!! Don’t you feel like you were just planning for Thanksgiving and the fall season? And now, October’s almost done, Christmas decorations are stocked on store shelves, and almost all of the autumn colored leaves have fallen. Time is flying by so quickly! Thanksgiving is now long gone, and my heart mate and I are longing for another long weekend we can spend together on the couch! You may have seen that I’m currently following an 80% raw diet….

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Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

October 15, 2017

It is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. Women’s health topics are becoming easier to talk about, and that’s wonderful, because pregnancy and birth are topics so complex, we still do not always understand why they turn out the way they do. Once pregnant, having the healthiest possible pregnancy—and the healthiest baby—is top of mind for mothers-to-be, and makes many of us hungry for knowledge. If we lose a pregnancy or a child, that can leave a hole behind and…

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Say Hi to the NEWEST Member of Our Award-Winning Omega Oil Line

October 10, 2017

There is arguably no busier time of the year than fall. From back-to-school to back-to-back holidays and getting back into the swing of things after the yearly summer-slow-down, it can be hard to make sure you’re doing all the things you need in order to be your best self. So we decided to fix that. Whether you’re an athlete in training, supermom on the go, or just your everyday health-aware human, Omega Sport+ (US/CA) is an omega oil here to help you…

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