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Live Your Healthiest Life

Aging Gracefully,Amy Venner,Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Challenges,Dave Sandoval,Education,Family,Fitness,Food,Goal Setting,Greens,Inspiration,Kids,Lifestyle,Motivation,News,Nutrition,Outdoors,Plant Power,Purium Events,Purium Nutrition,Recipes,Research,Skin Care,Sleep,Sports,Stretches,This Not That,Travel,Weight Loss,Work,Workouts,Yoga29 Mar , 2017

An UnConventional Good Time!

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UnConvention is coming up in less than 10 days! Come to a place where all the pressures of daily life are taken off your shoulders! And then stretch those shoulders out with some yoga, use them to propel you through the pool or to hoist a green drink. Use your shoulders to lift your arms […]

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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Dave Sandoval,Greens,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Research,Skin Care,Weight Loss22 Mar , 2017

Spring Cleaning for the Body

Monday, March 20th marked the official first day of spring. And while our homes and offices always benefit greatly from decluttering of junk and a fresh start during this season, our bodies could use a spring cleaning of their own! Every time we breathe, urinate, cough, sneeze, sweat, exfoliate, we are detoxifying. Our bodies are […]

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Advocacy,Greens,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Research,This Not That22 Mar , 2017

Increase in Pesticides for Spinach and Pears

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Strictly buying only organic food for every meal is not usually in the budget for most of us. But buying only conventionally grown produce means a whole lot of pesticide residue on your plate and in your body. So, what is a frugal, yet health-minded consumer to do? Well, there ARE some fruits and veggies […]

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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Skin Care,Sleep15 Mar , 2017

Relax Your Body and Brain

Billions of dollars each year are spent trying to relax the facial stress and skeletal tension that cause age lines and wrinkles. Billions of dollars each year are also spent on relaxation supplements by people eager to get a good night’s sleep. Naturopathic medicine shows us that there are specific foods and herbs that can […]

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Advocacy,Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Challenges,Dave Sandoval,Goal Setting,Greens,Motivation,News,Nutrition,Purium Products,Research,Weight Loss8 Mar , 2017

Why Cleansing Is Important – Even When Weight Loss is Not Your Goal

By David Sandoval People ask me all the time, “If I don’t want to lose 5 – 25 lbs., why should I do a cleanse? And I always say, there are plenty of other benefits besides weight loss! Here are two other major benefits: 1. Breaking your addiction to overeating. 2. The sense of empowerment you feel…which is […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Food Recalls,Meal Planning,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Research,This Not That15 Feb , 2017

Food Recalls

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When you go to the grocery store and choose an item from the shelf, you expect it to be safe to eat. Unfortunately there can be recalls and issues with all types of food from all aisles, including the fresh produce and meats, which can pose serious health threats. In order to keep ourselves and our families safe, […]

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Aging Gracefully,Motivation,News,Yoga8 Feb , 2017

The Greatest Love of All

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… Because the greatest love of all Is happening to me I found the greatest love of all Inside of me The greatest love of all Is easy to achieve Learning to love yourself It is the greatest love of all – Whitney Houston Every February we are bombarded with pressure to participate in showy […]

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Aging Gracefully,Food,Goal Setting,Motivation,News,Nutrition,Purium Nutrition,Purium Products,Research,Weight Loss11 Jan , 2017

The Skinny Hormone

The “H” word, aka hormone, gets a bad wrap. It’s infamy as the number one cause for teenage antics and new moms feeling a flood of emotions has made a lot of people use the word in a negative way. However, these chemical messengers of our bodies can actually work more in our favor as opposed to against us. […]

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Athletic Performance,Family,Greens,Kids,Motivation,News,Nutrition,Purium Products,Sports,Success Stories,Success Stories4 Jan , 2017

Success Story: Health Pro turned Mom Pro

Former body builder (figure competitor), Marissa Rollo, has always leaned towards “healthy” nutrition. While those around her consumed protein shakes filled with hard metals, Marissa prided herself (and her body) on reading labels and making pure decisions. However, in her search for pure products, she not only felt frustrated by the lack of options, but also the ploys.   […]

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Family,Food,Motivation,News21 Dec , 2016

Green Living: Holiday Edition

Mountains of gift wrap, food and actual trees can be found on lots of curbs come December 26th. If this is your holiday season, it’s a time for some unfortunate waste. In fact, according to Recycle Works, about 2.6 billion holiday cards are sold in the U.S. every year, enough to fill a football field 10 […]

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Family,Motivation,News21 Dec , 2016

DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

No matter what holiday you celebrate this weekend, there is usually some sort of gift giving with family, friends, coworkers and your kids teachers. If you were ahead of the game and made or bought your gifts months ago, congratulations. But, if you haven’t had the chance to go shopping yet or don’t know what to get your loved […]

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Advocacy,Family,Food,Greens,Motivation,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Research,Weight Loss23 Nov , 2016

The Price of Diabetes

Americans are paying $322 billion per year for treatment of Diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Between the 29.1 million Americans with Type 1 and 2 diabetes and the 86 million with prediabetes, chances are you or someone close to you falls into this category. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that, in 2011, nearly 81% of adults with diagnosed […]

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Family,Food,News9 Nov , 2016

Healthy Habits for Happy Couples

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Relationships are complicated, unique and personal. It doesn’t matter if your closest relationship is with a spouse, friend or relative, they can all be strong allies in your commitment to living a healthy life. Here are a few tips to creating and maintaining healthy bonds. Agree to Disagree. This is a cliche because it is the absolute […]

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Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Cooking Tips,Family,Kids,News,Nutrition,This Not That,Weight Loss2 Nov , 2016

The Sweet Truth

Welcome to November 1st, you survived the sugar holiday. Did you stay strong and fight off the temptations? Or do you have a blood sugar hangover or an upset stomach? Regardless, you’ve come to the right place to seek some refuge from the candy storm. Whether you are aware of the sad sweet truths or not, it’s always helpful to review the […]

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Advocacy,Featured,Food,News,Research,This Not That19 Oct , 2016

Toxic Isn’t Tasty – Eco Activism Alert

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Could you be eating produce that was grown in waste water?! When we buy fresh fruits and vegetables, we often think that we are providing our bodies with a wholesome nutrition and as long as it’s organic, then you are! But if they aren’t organic then you don’t really know what has happened to them. According to […]

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