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July 2020

Featured Recipes

Strawberry Flax Nice Cream

July 30, 2020

Only fruit sugars | Plant-based I used to make “nice” cream daily, but I would only add bananas and other sources of sugar. Ever since I began adding cashews and a healthy oil I’ve really noticed a difference in my energy! Balance out your dessert with healthy fats and protein with this Strawberry Flax Nice Cream. 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…

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Featured Health

Floradix® Formula: A Focus on B Vitamins

July 28, 2020

Our Floradix and Floravital Iron products use a well-absorbed, water soluble iron compound called ferrous gluconate. The formulas also include B vitamins for energy and to support red blood cell production. You can find vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B6 (pyridoxine) and B12 (cyanocobalamin) in the liquid versions. The Floradix Iron tablets also contain vitamin B3 (niacin) and folic acid. B vitamins help convert food macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins and fats) into energy. Additionally, folic acid, B6 and B12 are needed…

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Featured Pet Care

Whey Protein For Your Pets

July 23, 2020

Quite regularly, our customers ask us about the reasons we use whey protein in our products, specifically BioVITES. Let’s look at the important health benefits whey protein has for your dogs and cats. What Is Whey Protein? Originally, whey was simply a by-product of cheese production. Cheesemakers did not have a practical use for this liquid that separated from the milk solids (casein). By the late 1970’s scientists discovered that whey protein had clear nutritional benefits for humans and of course,…

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Featured Health Recipes

Dueling Keto Gazpachos

July 21, 2020

Gazpacho is a refreshing and cleansing no-cook soup fabulous for hot summer days. Originally back in the Iberian Peninsula it was made with a mortar and pestle, and sometimes included bread! However, modern gazpacho is easily made bread-free and low-carb. And, it can be prepared quickly, using only a blender! Here are two vegan-and keto-friendly versions of gazpacho, a lively and a calm version, to suit your mood. Red gazpacho, with its tomato, raw onion and vinegar combination can be…

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Flora’s Essence line: the health-giving power of herbs

July 14, 2020

Plants are our natural allies in health. Flora’s Essence line concentrates the health-giving power of herbs into convenient tea concentrates that gently support the cardiovascular, respiratory, detoxification, nervous, and urinary systems. Herbs are individually extracted to help retain active ingredients and roots are decocted separately. With a more concentrated dose, you can take several tablespoons of our herbal tonics instead of brewing several cups on your own. Fora’s Essence line includes the following products: Flor-Essence for detox & cleansing.* Respir-Essence…

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Education Featured Health

Low Iron can be Stubborn!

July 7, 2020

It’s happening all over again. You’re feeling bone-dragging tired, you feel out of breath after running up a few stairs, and there’s so much more hair in the drain. You’ve seen the signs before, and your doctor confirms it – your iron is low. Iron is the most common mineral deficiency in the world, and it will affect 1 in 3 menstruating women. This common deficiency is literally sucking the energy out of a huge percentage of people every day….

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Featured Holidays Recipes

Healthy Strawberry Popsicles ft. Flora Mānuka Honey

July 2, 2020

It is summer in full force right now. I’m talking 90 degree days and hot sunshine. And I am loving it! I love to cool off with popsicles. But, I don’t really like buying popsicles at the store because of all the sugar they contain. So, I created these healthy strawberry popsicles. They are LITERALLY only three ingredients! Recipe by Rosemary Squires (@thehintofrosemary) a Registered Dietitian in upstate New York, focusing on holistic health and mindful eating. For more of Rosemary’s recipes,…

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