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Family10 Dec , 2015

8 Ways to ‘Do Good’ in December

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The holidays are a time of cheer, love, and giving! For some people the holidays are the hardest because they don’t have anything and this is where you can do a small thing to make a huge impact! Consider doing one or more of these this holiday season and see how much it can brighten […]

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Kids,Purium Products,Research10 Dec , 2015

Cold & Flu Season is Here! Is your Family Ready?

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As the familiar saying goes, an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure. Well, cold and flu season is upon us, are you and your loved ones prepared? In order for your body to work to its best ability, Naturopathic medicine states that you must give it the proper tools and environment. No, we […]

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Dave Sandoval,Family,Kids,Purium Products10 Dec , 2015

Short Attention Span? Here’s a Natural Fix for your Kids!

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Is your child having trouble concentrating? Does he or she exhibit a short attention span and impulsivity?  What about hyperactivity? Before getting diagnosed with some sort of disease that warrants a medical prescription, consider these factors that nutritional expert David Sandoval says could be at play… High sugar consumption – destructive, aggressive, and restless behavior […]

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Dave Sandoval,Family,Recipes10 Dec , 2015

Get Creative! Three DIY Gifts using Coconut Oil

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Nothing shows people that you love them more than a homemade gift. It shows that you were willing to give up some of your valuable and limited time to make something special for them.  Here are three great options for holiday gifts that use coconut oil (Purium’s Organic Tropic Oil is virgin, hand-poured coconut oil).  You will […]

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Dave Sandoval,Greens,Kids,Plant Power,Research3 Dec , 2015

What is Chlorella Growth Factor? And Why do Kids Need it?

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Every parent wants their children to reach their full potential. With the Chlorella Growth Factor, healthy growth becomes simple. The science behind it is this… The Chlorella Growth Factor (CGF) is the ability of chlorella to reproduce its DNA several times a day and stimulate the growth of its own cells. Scientists have found that […]

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Dave Sandoval,Family,Kids,Plant Power,Research,This Not That3 Dec , 2015

Yikes! What Multi-Vitamins are you Feeding Your Kids?

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“How can we get more nutrients into our kids’ bodies…and less junk?” That’s the eternal question for parents. So many young bodies are missing out on valuable nutrients that are needed to help them grow. And it can be tricky getting your kids to eat vitamins, so many moms and dads find themselves opting for […]

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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Outdoors,Purium Products,Skin Care3 Dec , 2015

Brrrr….6 Easy Steps for Cold Weather Skin Care!

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Ahhhh, December.  We love the crisp cool air, the colorful leaves, and the snowy nights by the fireplace. But with the good, comes the ugly…dry skin!  Keep reading for a 6 tips to take care of your skin in the cold weather: Moisturize!  That light summer lotion isn’t going to cut it anymore! You are going to […]

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Meal Planning,Purium Products,Recipes,Travel,Weight Loss3 Dec , 2015

Soak Your Oats! — 5 Minute Breakfast Prep

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Looking for ways to save time in the morning?  Take 5 minutes to throw together this soaked oats recipe the night before, and you will have a hearty grab-n-go breakfast that tastes amazing! All that you need are the following basics: Rolled Oats Almond, hemp, coconut or oat milk (to taste) Maple syrup, raw honey or coconut […]

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Nutrition,Purium Products,Weight Loss26 Nov , 2015

Enzyme Therapy to Reduce Holiday Digestive Distress

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Thanksgiving brings us lots of comfort food. So you would think that’s a good thing. But the problem is that you often consume many different foods at the same time; starches, turkey, ham, fruit, sugary desserts, green bean casserole, sweet potato pie, pumpkin pie and more. Unfortunately, our bodies are not built by nature to handle […]

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Family,Kids26 Nov , 2015

4 Ways to put the ‘GIVING’ back in Thanksgiving!

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When we think of Thanksgiving, we think of stuffing our faces with delicious food, being around loved ones, and playing board games inside a cozy house…but that is not everyone’s reality this holiday. There are many people hurting without a home, without food, and/or without family. And the holidays are even harder on them.  Here are […]

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Anti-Aging,Nutrition,Purium Products,Weight Loss26 Nov , 2015

Need Help Digesting that Turkey? – Probiotics to the Rescue!

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We’ve always been told that yogurt is good for us. Somehow, despite being a dairy product like ice cream or cheese, the guilt for eating too much is not attached to yogurt. Why is that? Probiotics. These living cultures are thought to be responsible for a myriad of health benefits. So let’s take a minute to define probiotics […]

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Family,Sleep19 Nov , 2015

7 Things To Do Tonight…For A Better Tomorrow!

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Mornings can be a battle between you and your alarm clock, while your bed comforts you and tells you to keep sleeping. Unfortunately, you are an adult and you have responsibilities. Let’s look back on a quote from Rugrats: Okay, maybe it’s not THAT bad but check out this article on eBay for seven things […]

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Amy Venner,Challenges,Goal Setting,Motivation19 Nov , 2015

The Importance of Determination – By Amy Venner

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Back in the 1990s, Amy Venner and Dave Sandoval had a business that made private-label products for a huge international company. Just when they had finally turned a profit, that company (their biggest client) bailed and left them struggling. They were in a desperate financial situation. Amy says that there were times when she thought she and Dave would […]

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Featured,Success Stories,Success Stories19 Nov , 2015

Success Story: Jimmy Kirby – Glory Days

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I was a natural born athlete. My Lometa Hornets High School football number was 24. I played running back, tight end, punter, defensive middle linebacker, defensive end, all special teams. We won District champs 2 years, and I was named All-State Punter-2 years in a row. My basketball number was 42 and I played Forward. […]

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Advocacy,Dave Sandoval,Purium Products,Research,Weight Loss19 Nov , 2015

Yikes! Obesity in America has Increased!

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“The emergency flag has gone up! We are not doing nearly enough.” This is a direct quote from Kelly Brownell, the Dean of Stanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. What could this be about?! American obesity. Yup, you heard me right. It’s THAT bad. The obesity level in America has increased 5% in […]

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