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Herbal Supplements: Myths & Facts

May 28, 2019
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If you’re sometimes uncertain about herbal supplements, you’re in good company! Don’t feel bad, it is not your fault. There is a ton of incomplete or misinformation out there. It can be hard to know what is myth and what is fact. The good news? You’re about to get some clarity. Let’s clear up some myths and facts about herbal supplements, shall we? MYTH If you see a larger ingredient quantity on an herbal supplement label, it means you are…

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10 Things Every Holistic Nutritionist Wishes Their Clients Knew

March 14, 2019

1. Health isn’t punishment. We don’t want to take away every food you love. Try to add, don’t subtract. Healthify a favorite recipe. Add greens to tomato sauce or omegas to oatmeal. Add activity to holiday festivities. 2. Nutrition doesn’t have to be insanely complicated. Add some protein to breakfast. Get veggies and fiber at lunch. Start dinner with a salad. Easy! 3. It is a marathon, not a sprint. Easy does it. The daily choices we make impact our…

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How I Helped My Son to Be His Best Self

August 28, 2017

My son got new eye glasses this summer and ever since, he can’t wait to go back to school so that he can show them to his friends! I’m happy about his enthusiasm. Honestly, I’m relieved! You know, it’s awful to get a resistant, anxious or embarrassed child to go to school when they don’t want to. I have it easy actually. Some girls in my son’s class cry daily. I’ve read that anxiety is sending twice as many children…

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Earth Day with Flora Health

April 21, 2017
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Earth Day means different things to different people, but there are some values that are at the core of this day—sustainability, protection of forests and endangered species, and increasingly, climate literacy. Whether the focus is on reforestation, or on the importance of science education and taking a stand on climate change, it requires respect for all life and comes down to stewardship of planet earth, principles that we wholeheartedly believe in. Flora is actively engaging in sustainable and ethical business…

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Clean, Green Beauty Routine in the New Year

January 10, 2017

Looking to clean up your act and greenify your beauty regimen? The start of the New Year is a great time to assess what’s inside your makeup bag and medicine cabinet, and start the year off fresh. To help you turn over a new, green leaf, here are some tips to help ensure the benefits of the products you’re using go beyond skin deep. Be Informed A little knowledge of ingredients commonly used in beauty products goes a long way. Therefore,…

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Your Body’s Superhero – The Immune System

September 30, 2016

By Lisa Kilgour, Nutritionist Lisa Kilgour is a registered holistic nutritionist (RHN), founder of lisakilgour.com, and a faculty member at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. In 2016 Lisa spoke about the gut-brain connection at TedX Kelowna, and was voted “BC’s Favorite Nutritionist” by Natural Health Care Canada in 2010. She currently lives in the breathtaking Okanagan Valley, BC, surrounded by good food and stunning scenery. It’s here. That time of year we’ve been dreading all summer is finally here. Yup, time for seasonal…

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Men’s Daily Health for Life

June 15, 2016

Want to make an investment that yields both immediate and long-term gains? Seeing through a daily healthful intention can help improve your quality of life. That could mean starting each day with five minutes of stretching, taking a daily multivitamin to keep poor eating habits in balance, or making time for a hobby. Whatever it looks like, daily maintenance of mental and bodily health is key for overall wellness for both men’s and women’s health. This month, as we focus…

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