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Vegan Omegas: Preserving Our Oceans & Brains

Vegan Omegas: Preserving Our Oceans & Brains
Flora Omega Brain+ supplies a true vegan replacement for fish oil. Omega Brain+ contains the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and is made from algae grown in stainless steel tanks on land. The algal oil is tested by Flora’s quality control for peroxide value (a measure of rancidity), fatty acid content, heavy metals, pesticides, microbiological contamination and algal toxins in order to ensure a pure a...

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Falafel Fritters Featuring Flora Fermented Greens

While we all enjoy a nice healthy salad or fruit-packed smoothie as much as the next person, let’s be real for a second. Finding something that tastes really good and still manages to be legitimately healthy can sometimes feel like the world’s most difficult problem. But your new favorite healthy-but-tastes-delicious dish is just a scroll away. Thanks to the mother-daughter team behind L.A.’s Bites and Bashes, you can now enjoy the zesty zing of fa...

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Upgrade Your Salad Game with Omega-Rich Dressings

Salad is healthy, right? Not always. While a pile of lettuce and vegetables can be just what the doctor ordered, an unhealthy salad dressing can undo all the good you’re doing for your body. Upgrade your summer salads with omega-rich Udo’s Oil®! Your body will thank you. Omega oils are chock full of the good stuff: healthy fats. The best part? They can easily be subbed for any oil called for in your salad dressing recipe, bringing your salad up a s...

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Fresh-Pressed Oils and Why You Need Them in Your Life

We love oils at Flora (hello, omegas!), but it’s not all about the ones you ingest. The oils you use topically can radically change your life, too. In fact, there are some pretty unexpected ways fresh-pressed oils can help you take health and beauty to the next level. Each oil is unique in its ability, capable of helping with everything from skin care to hair growth to cell health. Which one is missing from your wellness and beauty regimen? Find ou...

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Florasil – A Makeover for Your Skin, Nails & Hair from the Inside Out

Florasil – A Makeover for Your Skin, Nails & Hair from the Inside Out
Topical solutions letting you down? No surprise there. The most effective ways to make your body look its best are from the inside out. Give yourself strong nails, flowing locks, and flawless skin with FloraSil (US/CA) and finally see the results you’ve been looking for. FloraSil is prized for its ability to help restore natural beauty by providing valuable nutrients to skin, bones, hair, and nails. This silica-based supplement is the inside-out so...

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Beetroot Steamer with Salus Red Beet Crystals

Beetroot Steamer with Salus Red Beet Crystals
I get a lot of questions about my favorite superfoods and smoothie add-ins, so I thought I'd start sharing about some of them! I've been a fan of Flora's products for years now, from supplements to superfoods and oils. I got to try a few of their products, like their Green Blend (US) / Beyond Greens (CA) powder—great for morning smoothies—and their Udo's Oil Blend (US/CA), full of omega-3 and -6 fatty acids. The one I've fallen in love with the mo...

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Immune Superfood Bowl with Elderberry Crystals

In the cold weather, we have to strengthen our immune systems to prevent ourselves from getting the yucky seasonal cold or flu! We use Flora Elderberry Crystals and Acerola Powder to help our immune system fight back! Acerola Powder is an excellent source of vitamin C. One serving provides your body with 14 times more vitamin C than an orange! Elderberry Crystals provide relief from cold and flu symptoms; we also like to use it to kill our cold and...

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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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Athlete Spotlight - Damian Stoy

Photo Credit: Lindsey Hintz New this year to the Flora ambassador team is Damian Stoy. He's the owner and founder of Wholistic Running which offers professional coaching with an emphasis on injury-free running and holistic nutrition. Here is his athlete spotlight. "As you know, I'm a passionate vegan athlete and the vegan market is exploding. Flora is the premier company able to bring plant-based products to all types of athletes. I'm such a huge f...

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A Thanksgiving Treat: Chocolate-Cherry Cranberry Squares

A Thanksgiving Treat: Chocolate-Cherry Cranberry Squares
Here's a Thanksgiving treat for you...Chocolate-Cherry Cranberry Squares! These bars:  -Require no baking;  -come together easily and quickly;  -promote melatonin production for a sound sleep later;  -are nutritious, and packed with protein, fiber, and greens;  -are vegan and gluten-free*. This recipe looks like a dessert square but requires no baking. Additionally, they are sweet, fudgy, and nutrient-dense. Also, they come together quickly wi...

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Baobites to Boost Recovery!

Written by Flora Ambassador, Sage Canaday. Photo Credit: Sandi Nypaver Sage is an elite mountain ultra-trail runner and road marathoner runner. He is a 3-time winner of the Speedgoat 50km, a 2-time US Olympic Trials Qualifier in the marathon (2:16 personal best), and he placed 16th at the Boston Marathon in 2015. He lives in Boulder, CO with his girlfriend Sandi and thrives on a plant-based diet. Everyone wants to know “The Secret” when it comes ...

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New Product Spotlight: Baobites Superfruit Snacks

New Product Spotlight: Baobites Superfruit Snacks
Baobites: A fun-to-eat nutritional powerhouse! Baobites Superfruit Snacks provide a delicious way to enjoy the nutritious benefits of baobab. Baobab is a wild-harvested superfruit naturally bursting with fiber, electrolytes, and antioxidants! These flavor-packed fruit bites are made with 100% pure, organic baobab fruit powder and fruit concentrates. Rich in vitamin C, vegan, and gluten-free, with no fat or preservatives, they’re a nutritious snack ...

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