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Digestive Tips for the Holidays

Digestive Tips for the Holidays
Digestive Tips for the Holidays December’s here, and food wise, that means it’s temptation city. Everywhere you look, it seems like someone is trying to get you to go against your better instincts. That cookie platter in the break room. The chocolates at your hair salon. Those seasonal goodies lining the shelves of the grocery store. Not to mention all the rich and sweet foods you’re probably making at home. It’s enough to make anyone overindulge. ...

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Apple Cider Vinegar Mocktail

Apple Cider Vinegar Mocktail
With the holidays in full swing, I love protecting my digestion by keeping tonics like this nearby. Apple cider vinegar is a great stomach soother. Combined with the healing properties of turmeric and cinnamon, this is a delicious and holiday-inspired digestive tonic. New Year’s Eve Mocktail  Recipes Persons 1 Notes If you’d like to make this a cocktail, add 1 oz dark rum or other liquor. Ingredients 3 oz fresh apple juice 2 oz tonic wa...

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Salted Red Velvet Hot Cacao

Something amazing happens when you add beet crystals to hot cacao. Examining the nutrient profile of this recipe suggests beet crystals and chocolate are a natural duo. Salus Red Beet Crystals lend a beautiful dark red hue to this hot cacao. Obtained with a process that uses no heat, solvents, or chemicals, you can get excited about all of the antioxidants and minerals inside. Beets are a good source of manganese, potassium, and copper. Something ...

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Three Cozy Drinks for the Holidays

High-Protein Eggnog Latte 1 ½ cups hot brewed Flora Rooibos Chai made with 2 bags 3 tbsp vanilla or chai flavored protein powder 2 tbsp coconut cream or heavy cream 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 2 tsp maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg yolk Add the brewed chai, protein powder, cream, nutmeg, maple syrup, and vanilla extract to a blender. Blend until well-mixed. Add egg yolk and blend again until fluffy. Sprinkle nutmeg on top and serve...

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Celebrate Health This Holiday Season

From culinary and omega oils to probiotics, teas, and detoxes, we’re helping you give the gift of health to those who mean the most to you this holiday season. And maybe a little self-care for you while you’re at it. We all have that loved one who’s impossible to shop for. When it comes to their gift, it’s worth considering a gift from the health & wellness sphere. The average American spends over $100,000 on health and fitness in their lifeti...

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Apple Cider Vinegar: The Secret Ingredient to a Healthy Mocktail

Our apple cider vinegar isn’t like the others. Flora’s Apple Cider Vinegar Wellness Shots and Drinks combine our ACV with traditionally detoxifying, freshly ground herbs. Burdock, sheep sorrel, turmeric, blessed thistle, and kelp combine with proven digestion and immunity boosting plants like ginger, elderberry, turmeric, and lemon for a rounded out and amplified apple cider vinegar wellness tonic. They come in conveniently-sized glass-bottled shot...

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Shea Butter Saves Skin from Winter Woes

Winter winds and indoor heaters are drying and damaging; dry skin worsens in winter. But even if chapped red hands and cracked heels are common for others in your climate or job, you don’t have to accept the same fate. I’ll let you in on a secret many ‘natural beauties’ already know: shea butter is an ideal natural option for very dry skin, packed with compounds proven to soothe and protect. Shea butter gets its name from its rich creamy texture an...

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Bitters: The Secret to a Happy Tummy

In today’s world, digestive problems are super common. Whether it’s indigestion, heartburn, or occasional constipation, an estimated 60-70 million Americans have some kind of digestive difficulty.<1> Turns out, our ancestors knew something about how to achieve the digestive harmony we’ve forgotten. What’s their secret? Bitters! What are bitters? Bitters are alcohol-based extracts of the flowers, leaves, bark, and roots of bitter-tasting plant...

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5 Things That Can Happen When You Take Digestive Enzymes

Digestive enzymes seem pretty straightforward. They’re enzymes, and they help your digestion. End of story, right? Not so fast. Since all your other bodily systems depend on your digestive system to work efficiently, digestive enzymes affect your whole body. What are enzymes, exactly? If you remember the word “enzyme” from your high school biology class, but you can’t quite remember what an enzyme is, you’re not alone. Simply put, an enzyme is a su...

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All Things Pumpkin

Pumpkin has long had a health halo around it and gets tons of attention in the fall with both Halloween and Thanksgiving—and certain spiced drinks which shall remain nameless—but its use and benefits extend far beyond just the autumnal months. Flora makes two different pumpkin oils: pumpkin oil and pumpkin seed oil. Different terms for the same thing. Both are delicious and Certified Organic. The Hydro-Therm™ Pumpkin Oil (US) is a delicious, savory...

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Travel Healthy: Keep the Whole Family Well over the Holidays

Nothing spoils a holiday trip like feeling under the weather. Being hit with an immune challenge can make you want to crawl into bed while everyone else is lighting the menorah or trimming the tree. Luckily, we’ve got six tried-and-true tricks for keeping your whole family happy and healthy wherever you travel this holiday season. Wash your hands When you travel, you come into close contact with a lot of people in crowded conditions—and you touch w...

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Haunted Halloween Monster Treats

Trick or treat? Why choose when you can have both! Trick your taste buds with these haunted Halloween marshmallow monsters combined with Flora’s fermented greens. They’re a scary good Halloween party treat. Flora’s Green Blend (US) / Beyond Greens (CA) is a combination of fermented grasses and greens designed to help you get an extra dose of leafy greens and vegetables. These Halloween goodies transform regular rice krispie treats into your favori...

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