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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,This Not That,Travel,Work19 Apr , 2017

Meal Makeover: Lunch on-the-go!

Shannon Covert

Who doesn’t love a lunch on-the-go?! Something easy, healthy, and inexpensive for work or an afternoon in the park. Wherever your day takes you, you can satisfy your hunger without any inconvenience or comprising your health standards! (Recipe by Shannon Covart with modifications from editor) What you need for the salad: Organic veggies like carrots, […]

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Cooking Tips,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,Weight Loss12 Apr , 2017

Meal Makeover: Cauliflower Steak

Ameey Patel recipe

Looks great! My edits: It has been said before that one of the hardest parts of doing a 10-Day Transformation is not being able to eat warm foods… but that is not actually the case! You can saute apple slices with a little cinnamon and honey as a warm “dessert” or roast some veggies with […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Greens,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes5 Apr , 2017

Cooking with Chlorella

Young barley and chlorella spirulina. Detox superfood.

“Chlorella is 50% protein, 20% fat, and 20% carbohydrate. It also contains many minerals, vitamins and a unique array of phytocomplexes,” Purium’s co-owner and visionary Dave Sandoval shares in a complete breakdown of Cracked Cell Chlorella in his book “The Green Foods Bible.” Chlorella, an algae, that is nature’s richest whole-food source of chlorophyll, may […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Greens,Kids,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes29 Mar , 2017

Meal Makeover: April Fool’s Day Edition

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April Fool’s Day is either a day you love because you are a great prankster or a day you hate because you are always the one being  pranked. It’s a day for silly jokes and tricks, and if you have kids you’ll probably hear some wild ones! Right now you’re probably one of these three […]

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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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