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Nutrient-Packed Beyond Greens Hulk Smoothie Recipe

Here’s a question I get asked all the time: are smoothies even good for you? The answer is, it depends. Most smoothies you buy from places that don’t favor organic produce, or places who load your “fruit smoothie ” with concentrates or yogurts, are likely not healthy. But when made with the right blend of nutrients (fats, minerals, iron, protein, and veggies – not just fruits), smoothies can be very, very nutritious to the body. For those who foll...

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How Vitamin D Keeps You in the Game

You may know we recently launched Omega Sport+™ (US/CA), a new oil blend made with active people in mind. The oil’s first run went so fast (pun intended), we scrambled to make more. Those who are intent to run a half marathon or stay active in sports won’t settle for getting sidelined; they want to know about Omega Sport+’s special attributes. We usually highlight the MCTs and special turmeric extract, but Vitamin D is the star today. Getting vitam...

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Traveling is a Breeze with Our Travel Care Probiotic

There’s nothing better than getting away. Going back home or going on a faraway journey can be just what the doctor ordered when it comes to some much needed R&R. Unfortunately, though, that’s not always the case for your stomach. From the stress of TSA to the switching of time zones and all those exotic foods and flavors, traveling puts your digestion when you go abroad. This time around, don’t let a sad stomach keep you from sightseeing or tr...

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Overindulged? Take Some Bitters!

‘Tis the season of button-popping overindulgence. It’s so hard to stop eating when there are delicious food temptations everywhere! No matter how much willpower we have, we’ll usually feel overfull at some point this month. Fortunately, there is an unsung hero that can be your best friend when your pants start digging in: Digestive bitters! Oh, that bitter flavor. It’s something we frequently shy away from, but it can play an important role in our...

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Elderberry to the Rescue This Winter!

It’s like a scene out of a horror movie: your child comes home from school sniffling, sneezing, and coughing. You know what’s coming next. This new cold will make its rounds through every family member… including you. And you really don’t have time for any of this. Fall and winter are busy! Unfortunately, they’re also prime time for colds and flu. It’s almost like these viruses take advantage of these busy times to throw a great big wrench into yo...

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Time is of the Essence!

Even if you stay on top of your health, sometimes your body needs a little extra help. The Essence line is specifically made to give your body a boost and overcome what’s ailing it. Each product in our Essence line is made with premium organic, non-GMO plants. Keep reading to find out how these natural products can offer you a better night’s sleep, improved heart health, and more! Sleep-Essence Don’t worry about counting sheep anymore. We carefully...

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Bump up Your Bacteria: Probiotics Before, During and After Pregnancy

We know there are things we can do to have a healthier pregnancy and set up our kids for success. And we want to do them all! But minimizing our stress level is just as important. Learning how to do things like maximize nutrient status and navigate maternity leave benefits can feel overwhelming, especially when paired with body aches and “baby brain.” Fortunately, there are blissfully simple actions we can take to have a healthier pregnancy and st...

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Vegan Omega 3+6+9 & Easy Ways to Incorporate Them into Your Meals

Where has October gone?!! Don’t you feel like you were just planning for Thanksgiving and the fall season? And now, October’s almost done, Christmas decorations are stocked on store shelves, and almost all of the autumn colored leaves have fallen. Time is flying by so quickly! Thanksgiving is now long gone, and my heart mate and I are longing for another long weekend we can spend together on the couch! You may have seen that I’m currently following...

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These High Potency B-Complex Vitamins Are Your New Best Friend

If there’s one supplement you want on your team, you can’t do much better than High Potency B-Complex Vitamins (US/CA). That friend of yours that happens to just slay at everything they do? Yeah, that’s good ol’ B-Complex. B vitamins are essentially responsible for making sure that your body runs like a well-oiled machine. This helps you turn food into fuel so you can carry on throughout the day like a boss. But it’s not just energy: each vitamin i...

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Digestion Problems? Leave It to the Pro(biotic)s

Not all bacteria are created equal, especially when it comes to your gut. While bad bacteria can be responsible for upset tummies and all other belly-related badness, good bacteria is there to help keep your intestinal flora happy and healthy so your digestive system can run properly. Lifestyle and environmental factors can compromise the digestive system, but adding probiotics into the dietary mix can help boost the good bacteria, keeping the bad ...

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Don’t let the holidays derail your health – 20 ways to have healthy holidays

Let’s embrace the joys that can be a natural part of the holidays. After all, if eating’s the only excitement all season, of course we’ll justify a sugar rush! Asking you to “stand with your back to the buffet”, and “alternate wine and water”, is all well and good, but if you run around doing ‘everything’ and are ‘starving’ you may end up too tired to care anymore. Even if you vow to resist the loaf with creamy cheese dip or a tempting but too swee...

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Pumpkin Seed Oil and Men's Health

Fall is back! Leaves, pumpkins, food, and family are all associated with autumn, and increasingly, so is men’s health. Starting in September with Prostate Cancer Awareness month and peaking in Movember, fall is as much about men’s reproductive health as it is about all things pumpkin-spiced. Pumpkin, interestingly, is also about more than Halloween jack-o-lanterns and Thanksgiving pie. It is, coincidentally, a very good tool for men’s health! In ad...

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