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Artichoke “Hummus” Recipe

Artichoke “Hummus” Recipe
Replacing traditional hummus made with chickpeas and tahini with a rich dip made with artichokes turns up the detoxifying, slimming, and liver-supportive properties and turns down the starches and harmful lectins. Great for cleansing in any season! <44> Inspired by Pinch of Yum. Holistic Nutritionist Dana Green Remedios, RHN, RNCP has a passion for helping others break through their blocks to greater health, wealth, and happiness, working wi...

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Clean Green Super Sauce

Clean Green Super Sauce
Adding more healthy fats into your diet triggers the release of new fresh bile from the liver. This helps your body to flush old, stagnant bile and any fat-soluble toxins trapped with it! Cilantro and parsley are traditionally used to help remove heavy metals. Together this is one amazing sauce! Do not omit the salt – in winter it is important to combine greens with salt to keep the right electrolyte balance in the body. <43> Adapted from Pin...

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4 Surprising Symptoms of a Toxic Load

4 Surprising Symptoms of a Toxic Load
Have you ever asked yourself; “how is my liver doing?” This can be a popular question at this time of the year, and it can be very important to your overall health. Our liver does so much for our body, and it does it quietly without us even noticing…well, until it gets overwhelmed. A big job for the liver is detoxification, and each of us has a unique ability to handle and detoxify toxins. Some of us can handle great loads of toxins before we feel ...

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Detox Phase 1 & 2 and Cauliflower-Parsnip Soup Recipe

Detox Phase 1 & 2 and Cauliflower-Parsnip Soup Recipe
There are two major detoxification pathways inside the liver cells, which are called the Phase 1 and Phase 2 detoxification pathways. If Phase 2 cannot keep up with Phase 1, illness can ensue, because the products of Phase 1, although a step towards removal, can be toxic. Phase 1 To put it simply, this pathway converts a toxic chemical by various chemical reactions, and during this process free radicals are produced which, if excessive, can damage...

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What to Eat When on a Winter Cleanse

What to Eat When on a Winter Cleanse
A winter cleanse can reduce our toxic burden and leave us feeling fabulous! Below are guidelines for a happy detox. They include; Pick the right winter cleanse program What to avoid What to include Troubleshooting tips Here we go! Pick the right winter cleanse: Is it right for the climate? Unless you are sunbathing on vacation, stick to a warming approach –> teas, soups and broths, cooked veggies. Why: Foods from different climates hav...

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How to make your detox less miserable

“I think I need to detox” is a popular statement I hear at this time of the year. With all of the extra alcohol and delicious treats we may indulge in, we can start to feel the need to do some inner deep cleaning. Or at least I do. I also find that full body detoxification is a little misunderstood. We tend to focus on our liver, but our body has many detoxification pathways and we need to support all of them. The main 3 pathways are the cells, liv...

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Detox Your Home in the New Year

The start of a new calendar year is a great time to take stock and hone in on unhealthy habits and the things that weigh us down. Many focus on detoxifying the body, but the New Year is an equally great time to focus on a detox of the home. After all, home is where the heart is, and it should be treated as a sanctuary for body, mind, and soul. In the spirit of the seasonal refresh, we’ve put together some simple tips and tricks you can embrace to ...

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Employee Spotlight - Faye Aspden

Employee Spotlight - Faye Aspden Here at Flora, we feel as though we're all one big family. Some of us are new to the company while others have been here for 20+ years. We each bring a unique set of qualities to the company. Therefore, we thought we'd post an employee spotlight from time to time so our subscribers can get to know our employees a little better. Name: Faye Aspden Title: Inside Sales Consultant What is Your Role at Flora?: I take ca...

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Employee Spotlight: Leota Lagerwey

Employee Spotlight - Leota Lagerwey Here at Flora, we feel as though we're all one big family. Some of us are new to the company while others have been here for 20+ years. We each bring a unique set of qualities to the company. Therefore, we thought we'd post an employee spotlight from time to time so our subscribers can get to know our employees a little better. Name: Leota Lagerwey Title: Customer Relations What is Your Role at Flora? Customer Re...

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Keep it Light

Scales tipped a little too much on the side of indulgence this summer? It may be time to bring things back in balance. Thankfully, there are lots of ways to lighten up during the summer—here are three of our favorites: Focus on Fresh and Seasonal Produce Ice cream isn’t the only food synonymous with summer—there’s a cornucopia of summer fruit and vegetables available over the course of the season, perfect for fresh, healthy meals that can help you ...

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Eating Clean with Amie Valpone!

Eating Clean with Amie Valpone!
We are thrilled to have Amie Valpone from The Healthy Apple guest blog for us today! Read below about her path to wellness and get an exclusive recipe from her new book, Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body! I see people every day who accept too low a quality of life as normal. Ten years ago, I was one of those people. I was working in corporate America, exhausted, stressed out, not taking care of myself a...

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning Our bodies are meant to naturally cleanse themselves of toxins; however, in today’s modern, industrialized world, the human body has to process more toxic chemicals than ever before. Air pollution from factories and motor vehicles, pesticides in farming, and chemicals from manufacturing that end up in our soil, water, and food supply have all been linked to cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, endocrine disorders, and more. Usi...

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