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Road Trip Essentials: A Packing List to Make Your Road Trip Go Smoothly

Road Trip Essentials: A Packing List to Make Your Road Trip Go Smoothly
  Summer’s in full swing and lots of folks are hearing the call of the open road. Whether you’re taking a trip you’ve been planning for months or escaping for a spur-of-the-moment weekend getaway, what you pack can make or break your trip. Depending on where you’re going, you may need a bathing suit, hiking boots, your bike helmet, or dressy clothes for a fancy restaurant. But no matter where you’re headed, these travel essentials will serve...

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Travel Care Probiotic: A Holiday Travel Essential

Travel Care Probiotic: A Holiday Travel Essential
The holidays are just around the corner, and in a normal year, that means travel for loads of people. Of course, this year is different, as the pandemic has put a kink in the travel plans of many a family. In fact, a new report says 21 percent of those who would normally travel for the holidays are planning on staying put this year. But 39 percent are still making the trip.<1> If this is your first long-distance trip in a long time, you m...

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Flora Product Insights: Shelf-Stable Probiotics

Flora Product Insights: Shelf-Stable Probiotics
Shelf-stable probiotics offer the promise of digestive and immune support on-the-go. As their name implies, shelf-stable probiotics are stable outside of the refrigerator, making them ideal to include in your future travel plans. Flora’s line consists of Women’s Care, Complete Care and Travel Care. What’s special about them that makes them shelf-stable though? The first aspect is that the probiotic strains themselves are more resilient at room...

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Are Probiotics Unnecessary?

Are Probiotics Unnecessary?
Health advice changes frequently, which can be super-confusing if you’re trying to do the right thing. (Remember when eggs were bad and margarine was good? Yeah, us too.) Last spring, a widely publicized review cast some doubt on the value of taking probiotics. At least that’s how it got covered in the media.<1>,<2> The real story is more nuanced. The review was led by Dr. Saman Khalesi of Central Queensland University in Australia...

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Avoid Digestive Woes on Your Summer Vacation

Digestive issues can be a real vacation spoiler. You’re right in the middle of having a great time and it hits you… that rumble or cramp warning you to get to a bathroom pronto. Problems like traveler’s diarrhea can have you hitting every rest stop, airplane toilet, and gas station bathroom far too often. These stops keep you from relaxing and enjoying all the things you’ve been looking forward to on your summer vacation getaway. To add insult to ...

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Pre-Pregnancy Planning

Are you thinking about starting or expanding your family? Congratulations! That big decision deserves some celebration! The weeks or months between now and when you have a positive pregnancy test are very important for you and the father-to-be. There are important things for both of you to do to make sure your bodies are as healthy as possible before pregnancy. Why the men too? At conception, 50 percent of the DNA is from the father, so his health ...

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No Fridge? No Problem.

Spring has sprung and summer travel plans are calling. The open road beckons. Exotic destinations, new experiences, new foods, new…digestive challenges? Don’t let digestive issues cramp your style just when you’re getting into the flow of being on the road. Just slip one of our shelf-stable probiotic formulas into your daypack and let them work their magic. Probiotics and their packaging have come a long way in terms of potency and temperature sta...

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Hit the Road (to Health)

Hit the Road (to Health)
Long summer days were made for road tripping, and while this may conjure up images of greasy-spoon diners and roadside ice cream stands, hitting the road doesn’t have to leave health in the dust. Flora’s Complete Care Probiotics can help keep everything in balance with a full-spectrum blend of six strains of probiotics, professionally formulated to provide daily support for the maintenance of healthy bacteria and support gastrointestinal health.* W...

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C’mon Gut Healthy with Flora’s New Line of Probiotics!

C’mon Gut Healthy with Flora’s New Line of Probiotics!
Probiotics...did you know 80% of our immunity comes from our gut? We have a symbiotic relationship (life-enhancing for both parties) with some bacteria and a parasitic (life-stealing) relationship with others. The correct ratio for health and wellness is considered to be about 85% good to 15% bad. Unfortunately, most people, especially with our Western lifestyle and poor nutritional habits, will not have this healthy ratio between beneficial & ...

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