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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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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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Athletic Performance,Food,Goal Setting,Motivation,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Research,This Not That,Weight Loss,Work,Workouts1 Mar , 2017

How Super Amino 23 Can Benefit Non-Athletes

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Unfortunately, busy schedules can make it difficult to spend hours per week in the gym, working hard to obtain that “dream body.” Have you ever longing stared at a lean, but muscle-rippling person and secretly wished for a magic pill that would give you that kind of muscle mass? That’s where Super Amino 23 comes […]

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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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