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Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies

Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies
Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies Seasonal allergy symptoms occur when the body’s immune system sees some harmless pollen protein as a foreign invader and decides to go to DEFCON 1. These are typically from tiny, airborne types of pollen and not f...

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A Master Herbalist’s Quick Guide to Adaptogens

A Master Herbalist’s Quick Guide to Adaptogens
A Master Herbalist’s Quick Guide to Adaptogens “All plants contain adaptogenic compounds because plants have to contend with a good deal of stress themselves.” - James Duke, PhD, Scientist and Ethnobotanist Our ability to increase our resilience, ...

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What Women Need to Know About Collagen

What Women Need to Know About Collagen
What Women Need to Know About Collagen You’ve probably heard about women taking collagen as a beauty aid or seen it on the shelves of your local health food store. Ladies, if you’ve ever wondered what it is, why people take it, or if there’s a veg...

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Astaxanthin: An Anti-Aging, Antioxidant Powerhouse

Astaxanthin: An Anti-Aging, Antioxidant Powerhouse
Astaxanthin: An Anti-Aging, Antioxidant Powerhouse At Flora we’ve been proud distributors of Gandalf products for over 7 years now. Gandalf is a Canadian brand from the company VieSun, which has been around in the province of Quebec since 1994. Th...

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Establishing a Healthy Foundation and 12 Signs of a Weak Nutritional Foundation

Establishing a Healthy Foundation and 12 Signs of a Weak Nutritional Foundation
Establishing a Healthy Foundation and 12 Signs of a Weak Nutritional Foundation In this article: What nutrients do we need to develop and maintain a healthy body? What signs show that the body is missing vitamins or minerals? What is the simplest ...

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Introducing: Daily and Kid’s Multi Essentials+, a liquid vitamin and mineral formula for the whole family

Introducing: Daily and Kid’s Multi Essentials+, a liquid vitamin and mineral formula for the whole family
Introducing: Daily and Kid’s Multi Essentials+, a liquid vitamin and mineral formula for the whole family A good, well-balanced diet should supply most of the essential nutrients we need to power us through the day and support our overall health. ...

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Sweet Treatment: Using Mānuka Honey to Care for Your Skin

Sweet Treatment: Using Mānuka Honey to Care for Your Skin
Do you remember when “face masks” were something you smeared on your face to soothe and soften it, not something you grab with your keys and wallet every time you leave the house? Let’s revisit those good old days, with a collection of DIY Mān...

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Why Whole Food Sourced Vitamin C is the Best Source

Why Whole Food Sourced Vitamin C is the Best Source
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that many plants and animals can manufacture from their own glucose stores. Unfortunately for us humans, we’re not one of the mammals that comes with our own built in vitamin C factories. That means we need to e...

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DIY Manuka Honey Face Mask Series – Part IV

DIY Manuka Honey Face Mask Series – Part IV
Love to glow? Then try this face mask perfect for all skin types. Rich in nutrients, fatty acids and chlorophyll, spirulina is perfect for brightening, detoxifying and nourishing dull, tired skin. Spirulina also encourages quick skin cell tu...

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DIY Manuka Honey Face Mask Series

DIY Manuka Honey Face Mask Series
No matter what our age or our skin type, sometimes our skin can use a little help. Things like stress, too much sun and lack of sleep can make our skin look less than red carpet ready. What better way than a DIY face mask to beautify your way to ...

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Popsicles Two Ways

Popsicles Two Ways
What better treat on a hot summer day than an ice-cold popsicle! Here I have two different flavors. The first is a fresh and tangy Creamy Berry & Lemon combo. The second is “PBBJ,” a play on everyone’s favorite PB&J, with an extra “B” f...

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How to Use Udo’s Oil

How to Use Udo’s Oil
Do you get enough healthy fat? Many people don’t consume enough, especially essential omegas. Omega-3, -6 and -9 oils are safe to use in meals for the whole family, not just smoothies! Udo’s Oil is a great way to balance a meal, make a snack more...

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