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How to Get the Sleep You’ve Been Dreaming Of

February 6, 2018

There are few things as life-changing as sleep. Get enough sleep, and you wake up rested, feeling like you can take on the world. Not enough, and making it to your lunch break seems like an inhuman feat. For 45 percent of Americans, insufficient or poor sleep is a sobering reality that affects daily life and well-being. But that doesn’t just mean the difference between being grumpy/lethargic and being happy/energized. It also means your body’s overall ability to function is…

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Elderberry Wellness Latte

February 4, 2018

Tired of trying to combat colds with wellness shots that taste almost as bad as having a cold feels? Us, too. This Elderberry Wellness Latte is just what the doctor (and our taste buds) ordered when it comes to staying a step ahead of that pesky cold going around the office or school. With a light blueish color and tart-but-sweet taste, this wellness latte will make your taste buds, immune system, and Instagram feed all happy. Elderberry Wellness Latte Category:…

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Health Lifestyle Seasonal

Four Ways to Stay Healthy This Flu Season

February 1, 2018
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Flu season is here and it’s back with a vengeance. The news and media are warning that this flu season is intense, and 36 states are dealing with widespread flu activity. A high fever, chills, a sore throat, and a long-lasting nasty cough are the symptoms to expect this year. Yikes. It’s not surprising that many of us are searching for some quick cold and flu remedies. We need some immune helpers that we can use at our first sneeze…

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Breathing Easy with Respir-Essence

January 30, 2018

Breathing. It’s a vital reflex, yet one many of us take for granted. If you suffer from respiratory issues, or just need a little extra help breathing during the cold season, there is a natural solution that can help you breathe easier. Made from a traditional herbal blend of thyme, licorice root, English plantain, stinging nettle, Cowslip Primrose flower, and elecampane, Respir-Essence (US/CA) helps support healthy lung and respiratory function. So you can take a deep breath and know your…

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Beetroot Steamer with Salus Red Beet Crystals

January 28, 2018

I get a lot of questions about my favorite superfoods and smoothie add-ins, so I thought I’d start sharing about some of them! I’ve been a fan of Flora’s products for years now, from supplements to superfoods and oils. I got to try a few of their products, like their Green Blend (US) / Beyond Greens (CA) powder—great for morning smoothies—and their Udo’s Oil Blend (US/CA), full of omega-3 and -6 fatty acids. The one I’ve fallen in love with…

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Immune Superfood Bowl with Elderberry Crystals

January 25, 2018

In the cold weather, we have to strengthen our immune systems to prevent ourselves from getting the yucky seasonal cold or flu! We use Flora Elderberry Crystals and Acerola Powder to help our immune system fight back! Acerola Powder is an excellent source of vitamin C. One serving provides your body with 14 times more vitamin C than an orange! Elderberry Crystals provide relief from cold and flu symptoms; we also like to use it to kill our cold and…

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Keep Your Heart Healthy with Cardio-Essence

January 23, 2018

With over 630,000 cases a year, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in America. Keep your heart healthy and strong by giving it a helping hand with a dose of Cardio-Essence, our hawthorn-heavy heart helper based on traditional medicine. When one in four deaths in America is related to heart disease… Focusing on cardiovascular health is essential as you age. Cardio-Essence (US/CA) is comprised of the mighty, healing hawthorn berry and leaf. It’s a…

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Setting Yourself Up for Success in 2018

January 18, 2018

Do you make a list of New Year’s Resolutions every year? It’s a list we all make with the best intentions. We really want to make these changes, but for most of us, those changes won’t last much longer than a few weeks. What keeps us from success? A few years ago I was an avid climber… Well, I was a climbing gym climber. I faithfully went to the climbing gym two or three times a week and loved it….

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Getting Back on Track with Your Resolutions

January 16, 2018

When you feel it’s time for a change, there’s sometimes the mentality to “go big or go home.” While that’s great in theory, resolutions to make large changes to lifestyle, diet, or fitness out of the blue often set you up for failure as they are too difficult to execute over the long term. Since your body is an interconnected machine, making a few small changes can radically change how you look and feel in 2018. Instead of the big…

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Mermaid Toast with Elderberry Waves

January 14, 2018
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New year, same toast! Made these cream cheese waves using almond milk cream cheese mixed with Blue Majik and Flora Elderberry Crystals (US/CA) with the prettiest purplish hue.   Adeline Waugh enjoys challenging the status quo by developing beautifully vibrant recipes using only the purest of real food ingredients. Find her on Instagram @vibrantandpure.

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