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Live Your Healthiest Life

Food,Greens,Meal Planning,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Sports,Weight Loss19 Jul , 2017

Animal Vs. Plant Protein

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You don’t have to be a vegan to opt for veggie-based meals. While animal-based foods can deliver quick protein fixes and be alternatives to carb-filled snacks, they typically come with an extra amount of saturated fat, calories, cholesterol and sometimes unwanted hormones or bacteria. Not to mention, you may be packing your day with too much protein. So, […]

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Amy Venner,Challenges,Family,Food,Kids,Motivation,News12 Jul , 2017

The Million Mom Movement

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As you may or may not know, Amy Venner-Hamdi, Co-founder and President of Purium has launched a movement, Million Mom Movement. Her mission is to get 1,000 mothers or fathers in 100 communities who want to help 10 families eat cleaner and greener. Joining is free and you will receive regular tips, recipes, and fun worksheets for […]

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Athletic Performance,Challenges,Family,Food,Goal Setting,Motivation,Outdoors,Purium Products,Skin Care,Weight Loss,Workouts28 Jun , 2017

Working Out in the Heat

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Feeling motivated to workout in the summer can be difficult. It’s hot, you’re exhausted, and if you’re being honest with yourself, you’d much rather be relaxing by the pool with an ice-cold beverage. Besides the fact that exercise is great for your health all year long, there is some science behind how the heat can actually […]

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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Food,News,Plant Power,Purium Products,Research,Sports,Workouts21 Jun , 2017

Natural Support for Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s way to protect itself; the goal being to remove harmful irritants and begin the healing process. This means that when we get injured or become sick, one of our body’s healing mechanisms is to swell and become inflamed in hopes of pushing out and removing the toxins. In some cases, inflammation is acute, […]

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Athletic Performance,Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes,This Not That,Weight Loss7 Jun , 2017

Athlete Meal: Lettuce Cup Ideas

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Living, organic lettuce is supposed to stay fresher a little longer than other lettuce options in the grocery store. It also keeps its great cup shape when you break off the leaves. Depending on your food preference, you can fill that crunchy cup with whatever you please (as long as it’s healthy and organic). Filler ideas: […]

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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Dave Sandoval,Family,Food,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Research7 Jun , 2017

The Scoop on Men’s Defense

According to BBC News, men, compared to women, are less likely to visit their primary physicians and more apt to wind up in the hospital due to health neglect. Another study claimed that 70% of men care more for their cars, then themselves. And that same article reported that 56% of women prioritize their partner’s health […]

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Dave Sandoval,Greens,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Research,This Not That31 May , 2017

Heavy Metals: How to Avoid and Cleanse

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Heavy metals are everywhere: our water, our cleaning supplies, and our food. Even in the air we breathe! Though it’s nearly impossible to avoid them, heavy metals are toxic and their build-up can be harmful to our health. Which is why regularly cleansing is an integral part of living clean. Not only does a cleanse […]

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Cooking Tips,Food,Goal Setting,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,This Not That24 May , 2017

Flex Meal: Lentil Kale Burgers

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Memorial Day is this weekend which means a lot of burgers and barbecuing will be happening. As a veggie advocate you don’t want to be left out but you want to stick to your healthy lifestyle. Below is a delicious, vegan lentil burger to place on the grill instead! Ingredients: 1 cup cooked organic lentils […]

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Family,Food,Kids,Outdoors,Sports,Workouts24 May , 2017

How to Keep Kids Active During Summer

A multi-ethnic group of children, 5 to 7 years old, playing in a swimming pool. They are raising their arms, looking up, getting ready to catch something.

School will be out in no time and some kids may just want to sit in front of a screen and relax after a long school year. While a small dose of TV, computer or phone isn’t the worst thing in the world, it’s important to encourage our tech-savvy youth to get outside and stay […]

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Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Family,Food,Greens,Kids,News,Purium Products,Weight Loss17 May , 2017

What’s a Flex Food or Meal?

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If you are an athlete, gearing up for a 10-Day Transformation or just seeking daily health, you may keep hearing the word “flex” a lot. It doesn’t matter if you work out 3 hours a day or use our products for daily nutritional convenience, Flex Foods, Flex Beverages and Flex Meals will support any healthy lifestyle […]

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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Food,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Research,Sports,Stretches,Workouts,Yoga10 May , 2017

The Health Beet

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Everyone and their mother knows that beets are good for you, but does everyone know why? Packed with phytonutrients (“phyto” being the Greek word for plants), vitamins and minerals, beets provide support to many systems of the body from digestion to energy levels. POWER UP FITNESS: Bodies convert the nitrates found in beets to nitric […]

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Athletic Performance,Cooking Tips,Featured,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,Weight Loss3 May , 2017

ATHLETE MEAL: Chimichurri Chicken with Quinoa

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In need of a filling, lean protein meal after a hard workout (and post – MVP Sport protein drink)? Check out this deliciously satisfying warm meal, without wasteful calories or bad carbs. Ingredients for Chimichurri Sauce: 1 bunch organic parsley 8 cloves garlic, minced 3⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil or Purium Tropic Oil 1⁄4 […]

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Athletic Performance,Challenges,Family,Goal Setting,Motivation,Outdoors,Sports,Stretches,Weight Loss,Workouts3 May , 2017

5 Reasons to Workout Outside

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According to a study done by Journal of Environmental Psychology, outdoors physical exercise has “an overall positive effect on vitality, aliveness, energy, and decreased anger” among a slew of other benefits! Let’s dive, run, or slide into 5 reasons why you should ACTIVATE to AWESOME in the sun! Vitamin D – This vitamin is a […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes,Weight Loss26 Apr , 2017

Meal Makeover: Vegan Meatballs

Thank you to Sabrina Romero who found and perfected a great recipe that scratches that Italiano itch, while staying true to plant-based eating. “Vegan Eggplant meatballs and Zucchini spaghetti- continuation and maintenance. The family loved it! Here is the link for the recipe. Just used organic veggies and organic foods.” – Sabrina Romero via Recipes – […]

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Athletic Performance,Challenges,Family,Featured,Goal Setting,Kids,Motivation,Outdoors,Purium Products,Sports,Stretches,Workouts,Yoga26 Apr , 2017

Exercises To Do With Your Kids

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Sometimes it’s hard to find the time or energy to workout, especially when you have kids. However, taking care of yourself is just as important as taking care of the sweet little human being you created. Plus, the more active you are, the more energy you feel! Here are some fun ways to get you and your […]

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