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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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Food,Goal Setting,Motivation,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Research,Weight Loss25 Jan , 2017

Resolution Reset

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When we set our Resolutions in the beginning of the year, we fully intend to see them through to the end. However, obstacles often appear and can deter us from our journey to better ourselves. If you are finding yourself at a standstill when it comes to losing weight, your metabolism could be to blame […]

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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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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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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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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Family,Purium Products,Research5 Oct , 2016

Focus on Purium Women’s Defense

It’s never too early to think about your future and how your health is going to play a part in that. As we age, minor (and sometimes major) complications surface, which is why prevention is key. The earlier you embrace a healthy lifestyle, your risk of complications may decrease. “Healthy lifestyle” is a big phrase and many factors play a part in […]

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Featured,Plant Power,Purium Products,Research,This Not That7 Sep , 2016

Caffeine: The Pros and Cons

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Most of us consume caffeine regularly. Whether it’s a morning cup of Joe or an energizing soda for an afternoon pick-me-up, the USA consume the largest amount of caffeine averaging 971 tons per year. In fact, Health Research Funding claims that 54% of Americans get their caffeine fix daily. Out of that 54% of adult American […]

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Family,Kids,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,Research18 Aug , 2016

Empowering Yourself and Your Family to Eat Right

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School is back in session! Congrats parents, you survived another summer. However, due to the busy-ness of the school year, the celebrating might be short lived. Early drop-off times, piano lessons, homework, soccer practice and hours of carpool are back in full swing and healthy eating becomes a little trickier. But let’s face it, a […]

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Family,Greens,Kids,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Research29 Jul , 2016

New Moms Love Organic Barley Greens

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In the 1980’s, Dr. Yasuo Hotta, a research professor at the University of California San Diego discovered a special fraction in green barley juice which produces an incredible stimulation in restoring cellular DNA. Dr. Hotta discovered that these phytochemicals found in green barley contribute significantly to the reparation of DNA. In his research, Dr. Hotta […]

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Greens,Nutrition,Plant Power,Research,Skin Care14 Jul , 2016

Why Kamut?

Ever wonder how the Egyptians built those gigantic pyramids without modern machinery? Though we may never know that answer, we do know that Kamut seeds existed during that ancient time. While Kamut is still around today, it has been lost in the overflow of processed foods and convenient menus (no wonder we’re not building any […]

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Education,News,Research30 Jun , 2016

Safety First: What’s the Deal with BPA?

Thanks to dramatic headlines, scary news stories and the limitless amount of internet search engines provide, health panic can be contagious. While you don’t want to buy into hysterics, it’s never a bad thing to be cautiously aware of potential health concerns. Since the 1960’s, Bisphenol A (BPA) has been a vital chemical used to […]

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Greens,Nutrition,Plant Power,Research27 May , 2016

How Foods Affect Your Moods

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We know that the wrong kinds of food can affect our physical being…but did you know they can also affect our mental and emotional one? Although, the different and special vitamins and minerals in certain health foods may be able to support a more positive mood if eaten often enough. From an article about how […]

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Nutrition,Research,This Not That20 Apr , 2016

BEWARE: Chemicals in Fast Food Packaging

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Fast food is bad enough as it is with the unnecessary additives, fillers, toxic ingredients, etc. but to make matters even worse there was a study done showing that the packaging of fast food items are leaking into the foods and this packaging has very toxic chemicals!   The chemicals that are found in this […]

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Greens,Kids,Nutrition,Research,Weight Loss18 Mar , 2016

The S.A.D. Affect: An Overfed and Undernourished America

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North America seems to mainly be made up of a continent full of people rushing through their busy lives…rushing to work, rushing to their kids’ sporting events, rushing to dinner. We want everything faster, easier, and more convenient and that is how we eat; packed up, taken To Go and eaten in the car on […]

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Aging Gracefully,Research,Sleep5 Mar , 2016

Top 10 Benefits of Acupuncture – Don’t Fear the Needles!

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Let’s face it, a lot of people have a fear of needles but hopefully that won’t steer them away from the healing benefits of acupuncture. It’s hard to find a person who doesn’t suffer from some sort of muscle or joint pain or who hasn’t recently injured themselves. Chronic back pain, arthritis, tense muscles, allergies, […]

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