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Gut-Loving Water Kefir with Flora Elderberry Crystals

September 27, 2018

Why are more and more of us experiencing an imbalance in gut bacteria? The answer is complicated and very unique to the individual, but there are factors that contribute to a decreased microflora and ways to counteract this. The prevalent use of antibiotics, especially for a prolonged period of time, chronically, or starting from a young age have a huge impact on our gut bacteria. While antibiotics certainly have their place in the world of medicine and have saved many…

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Herbified Apple Cider Vinegar – Just What Your Wellness Routine Needs

September 4, 2018

For millennia, people have been using liquid preparations of herbal roots, leaves, and flowers to drink themselves healthy. With good reason: liquid tonics are quick to act, easy to assimilate and absorb by the body, and simple to take. With 60 years’ experience in herbal liquid tonics and teas, our newest product is right in line with that tradition. Our herbified Apple Cider Wellness Tonics (US/CA) are a serious upgrade to the classic formula for those looking to stay healthy naturally….

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Falafel Fritters Featuring Flora Fermented Greens

August 16, 2018

While we all enjoy a nice healthy salad or fruit-packed smoothie as much as the next person, let’s be real for a second. Finding something that tastes really good and still manages to be legitimately healthy can sometimes feel like the world’s most difficult problem. But your new favorite healthy-but-tastes-delicious dish is just a scroll away. Thanks to the mother-daughter team behind L.A.’s Bites and Bashes, you can now enjoy the zesty zing of falafel fritters packed with protein, antioxidant-rich…

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Digestive Enzymes to Help You Feel ? This Summer

August 14, 2018

BBQs are synonymous with summer, from the beach to the backyard. While your friends & family might love a day of grilling burgers, your belly might not feel the same. Don’t worry, just bring Flora’s Digestive Enzymes along to the party and you’ll be grillin’ & chillin’ through Labor Day! Flora’s Digestive Enzymes (US/CA) are made with safe and effective enzymes your belly needs and loves. Give your body’s naturally occurring enzymes—like protease, lactase, and lipase—a boost when you need…

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Swedish Bitters Summer Cocktails

July 26, 2018

Celebrating a blood sugar friendly, digestion aiding cocktail for the weekend! This one is perfect for sweltering summer evenings after a big meal. It incorporates Flora Swedish Bitters (US/CA) which stimulate bile flow, stomach acid secretion, and aid in peristalsis of digestion! Spoiled this week in the presence of my beautiful and loving extended family, gathering around the kitchen collaborating on dinners and chatting until late. My two favorites for good digestion: good company, and bitters! Swedish Bitters Summer Cocktails Servings: …

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Education Health

The Dangers of Eating Too Clean

July 5, 2018

I recently enjoyed a farm-to-table meal in the Malibu hills. We nibbled garden-fresh veggies and berries straight from the bush. After all, what’s a bit of dirt? A lot, apparently. A hypothesis suggests that microbes that co-evolved with us are our ‘old friends’; they protect against a wide spectrum of immune-related disorders. Some of these are present in soil and can be inhaled when out in nature. This might be why spending childhood on a farm is good for our…

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Family Health

“My Tummy Hurts!” – Natural Remedies for Kids

June 28, 2018

You’ve had it happen: your child comes to you complaining about a tummy ache.  You want to turn their frown upside-down fast—ideally with a natural remedy—but it’s not always clear why they have digestive problems in the first place. So how do you fix it? The most common digestive issues are gas, bloating, and stomach pain. The most likely culprits are diet, stress, and an unhealthy gut. The great news is there are some proven natural home remedies that work…

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Seasonal Travel

Avoid Digestive Woes on Your Summer Vacation

June 18, 2018

Digestive issues can be a real vacation spoiler. You’re right in the middle of having a great time and it hits you… that rumble or cramp warning you to get to a bathroom pronto. Problems like traveler’s diarrhea can have you hitting every rest stop, airplane toilet, and gas station bathroom far too often. These stops keep you from relaxing and enjoying all the things you’ve been looking forward to on your summer vacation getaway. To add insult to injury,…

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Summer Time Exploring with Probiotics & Immune Boosters

June 5, 2018

Ah, summer! That time of the year when adventure calls your name. Whether you’re jetting off to explore France or backyard-exploring with the kids, we’ve got your summer excursion essentials list ready for you to stay healthy and enjoy your holidays to the fullest. The best way to make the most of your summer adventures is to come prepared—seriously prepared. Going to be trying the more adventurous of the local cuisine on your travels? Three words: Travel Care Probiotics. Don’t…

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Family Health

Third Trimester Symptoms During Pregnancy

May 19, 2018

You’re almost there, only a few months to go! You’ve made it through the nausea of the first trimester and, hopefully, you’ve had some relief recently…but now you’re heading into the final stretch and with it comes a new group of symptoms. Your baby is getting bigger every day. Although you might feel like your belly couldn’t possibly get any bigger. Your little one will grow from about 2.5 pounds to 6-9 pounds in just 12 short weeks! This fast…

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