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Boost Your Immunity This Fall

October 10, 2016
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The change in season sends us back to work and school, but just as quickly, the arrival of seasonal issues can send us back home again. Millions of Americans get taken down by poor immune systems each year, with the average adult suffering from 2-3 colds annually. Those numbers are even higher for children. Our immune systems are built to protect the body from infections and diseases, but sometimes they need a bit of a helping hand. Thankfully, there are things you…

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Education Lifestyle

Your Body’s Superhero – The Immune System

September 30, 2016
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By Lisa Kilgour, Nutritionist Lisa Kilgour is a registered holistic nutritionist (RHN), founder of lisakilgour.com, and a faculty member at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. In 2016 Lisa spoke about the gut-brain connection at TedX Kelowna, and was voted “BC’s Favorite Nutritionist” by Natural Health Care Canada in 2010. She currently lives in the breathtaking Okanagan Valley, BC, surrounded by good food and stunning scenery. It’s here. That time of year we’ve been dreading all summer is finally here. Yup, time for seasonal…

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Fitness Lifestyle

Athlete Spotlight – Krissy Moehl

September 23, 2016

Perhaps, no one has seen quite the range of courses as Flora ambassador, Krissy Moehl. She appreciates the opportunities to see the world through the lens of running and is thankful for the miles her body continues to let her cover. In addition to running races and traveling, she is an ambassador for Patagonia, Vasque Footwear, Pro-Tec Athletics, and Julbo. She is the race director for the Chuckanut 50k, coaches athletes, and launched her first book, Running Your First Ultra,…

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Education Family

Avoid the school nurse with Flora…Moms, you’re welcome!

September 15, 2016
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Written by guest blogger: Jill Anenberg Lawrence www.jillanenberg.com There’s an unfamiliar silence in the house that hasn’t been felt for months. Oh my gosh, you haven’t yelled, “Clean up your stuff!” in the last 20 minutes. Right as you’re about to lose your mind, the kids are sent back to school to expand their minds. Let’s keep our freedom and ensure they avoid the school nurse and remain healthy so the rug rats won’t be returning home for sick days…

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Boost Immunity the Natural Way

November 11, 2015

Focusing on bolstering the immune system with top natural ingredients is the best way to avoid illness (as opposed to worrying about every encounter with inevitable germs).  The truth is, there is probably a “bug” going around your office right now!  One top ingredient for helping support a healthy immune system?  Elderberry.  A traditional European folk remedy, elderberry gained scientific credibility for its immune supportive properties almost 20 years ago. European elderberry is packed with powerful antioxidants, vitamins A, B,…

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