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March 2020

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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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Recipes

Veggilicious Donair with Pickled Turnip

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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Health

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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Recipes

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! This recipe is strain-free, easy and 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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Health

What Can Apple Cider Vinegar Do for You?

March 3, 2020

Apple cider vinegar is having a moment. Suddenly, everyone is trying it — and not just to make their hair shiny and their salad dressing zippy. Why is this ancient, amber liquid so popular? Many people take it daily as a general health tonic.* But if you take Flora’s Apple Cider Vinegar Wellness Tonics, you’ll reap even more benefits — like detoxification, wellness, enhanced digestion, and athletic performance — not to mention great taste.* How to take Before we get…

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