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Back to School for Mom Too

September 10, 2019
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The Busy Energy of Fall & Back to School Ah, autumn. The evenings get shorter but filled with more activities and busy energy. Some people are tired of pumpkin spice, but true fall lovers are anticipating the sweaters and boots, layers and leggings. Or maybe the leaves, apple cider, and football. I like scarves, the selection of freshly harvested vegetables, and evenings enjoying tea and the sound of rain on the windows. With all the new activities, this mom usually…

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Health Lifestyle

Level Up! 5 Habits to Raise Your Iron and Energy Levels

January 24, 2019
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In a previous post, I exposed four sneaky energy saboteurs. Today, I’ll help you get the upper hand on your iron and energy levels. Get enough protein. Including enough protein-rich food during the day serves many purposes. It helps keep blood sugar steady1 to avoid energy spikes and crashes. It helps to maintain muscle so we can get through the day more easily. It’s often found in nutrient-dense foods, which helps us feel more vital overall2. A critical thing protein…

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Lifestyle

Iron & Re-Energizing after the Holidays

January 8, 2019

Are you feeling rundown—even after having some downtime over the holidays? Do your legs feel “heavy,” or are you feeling a bit out of breath? If so, you may be dealing with a very common mineral deficiency: iron. In the body, iron has the very important job of making hemoglobin. Without enough hemoglobin in the blood, your tissues don’t receive enough oxygen. And without oxygen, your muscles and tissues don’t work as well… which leads to the tiredness you’re feeling….

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Fitness Health Seasonal

Don’t Let These Common Pitfalls Sideline You from the Action

May 24, 2018

The weather’s warm now and you’re ready for summertime adventures, whether that’s scaling a mountain with your climbing buddy or the play structure of your local playground with your kids. Here are some common pitfalls that can keep you sidelined from the action—and the nutrients you need to prevent them. Pitfall #1 – Sore muscles It’s happened to all of us. You overdo it on a weekend run or bike ride, and the next day you’re stiff and sore all…

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Education Recipes

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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Fitness Lifestyle

Beet the Bonk with Beet Crystals

June 21, 2017
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Preparing to run Canada’s largest road race for the first time in 25 years, I put Salus Red Beet Crystals (US/CA) to the test in training, feeling less fatigued when I used them. I wanted to know the science behind why it works, to be sure it wasn’t my imagination. Here are the questions I asked, and what I discovered: Why the excitement over beet juice, beet crystals, and beets? Beets have a unique mix of nutrients and attributes that line…

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Feel The Power of Beets!

May 20, 2017

Beets have an undeniable hearty and healthy appearance. Their rich, deep-red color is unmatched as are their wide range of health benefits. Traditionally, they were considered blood builders. Eastern Europeans would customarily eat beets in their borscht and women used them to prevent pregnancy-induced anemia and birth defects due to the unique combination of iron, vitamin C, and folate. Since blood carries oxygen and nutrients, it affects every part of the human body; hence the benefits of beets are plentiful…

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Recipes

Protein Beet Bites Recipe

April 27, 2017
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These protein energy beet bites are packed with nutrition. Not only do the Salus Red Beet Crystals (US/CA) create a gorgeous purple color, but they also are a great source of antioxidants and are packed with vitamin c and iron! Paired with nuts, oats, and protein, they are the perfect on-the-go snack. Print Protein Beet Bites Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cups oats 1/2 cups walnuts 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 2 tbsp. vanilla protein 2 tsp. collagen peptides 2 tbsp. chia seeds…

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Education Videos

Eating for Energy – Prevention Magazine

September 1, 2016

Prevention Magazine recently posted a video featuring Floradix Iron + Herbs (US/CA) as a key supplement to increase energy stores. Iron is an essential element for the body. It combines with copper and protein to make hemoglobin, a major component of red blood cells which transports oxygen from the lungs to all the tissues of the body. Iron is also needed throughout the body for adenosine triphosphate production (ATP), which is required for cellular energy and proper cell function. When…

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Super Mom

May 29, 2016

We have all been there. Burning the candle at both ends, multitasking until your head spins, and running from work to kid’s activities and falling exhausted into bed at night saying to yourself you have survived another day. Then the exhaustion gets worse and you are dragging yourself out of bed each day, every task feels like you are climbing a mountain, and getting off the couch to play with your children takes monumental effort. You think, “I am just…

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