5 Morning Practices to Improve Well-Being

We could all use a little more peace and happiness in our lives. Some of the most common issues our customers have are stress, anxiety, and depression. We’ve got an incredible line-up of products that are super helpful and healing, but there are also simple lifestyle practices that can help improve your mental (and physical) well-being.   Here are my…

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The Importance of Protein During Pregnancy

Protein is a macronutrient that is extremely important. Understanding the importance of protein during pregnancy may increase your commitment to meeting your daily requirements!   Your whole body is changing; your uterus, your breasts, not to mention you’re growing a whole new organ, i.e. the placenta. Growing a fetus, which changes and develops by leaps and bounds on a weekly…

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Chocolate Superfood Date Balls

It’s a common scenario. It’s 8 o’clock. Dinner is done. Leftovers are put away. The kitchen is clean. You want a sweet treat. Okay, so maybe I’m describing myself, but I know I’m not alone. I want a sweet treat that won’t throw all my daily goals and efforts out the window in one fell swoop.     Chocolate Superfood…

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Ah, Sugar – Let’s Kick That Habit

The ‘S’ word – sugar. We love sugar. We crave sugar. And lucky for us, it’s in everything! For years we have equated sugar with love. Sugar communicates and evokes love. Birthday cakes. Valentine hearts. Weekend donuts. It’s an instant gratification. But does that really make us lucky? Not exactly.   The Skinny on Sugar Let’s start at the beginning…

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Bugs, Bites and Burns! Essential Oils for Summer Use

Five years ago, I didn’t even know what an essential oil was. These days, I am known around Apple Wellness as the essential oil nut – if you are sick, tired or grumpy I will hand you an oil and say, “Here, smell this!”. These plant derived extracts aren’t merely fragrant; they are powerful tools that can enhance your quality…

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Crucial Nutrients for a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be such a beautiful time in your life, but it can also be a stressful period, due to the amount of conflicting information on what to eat, how much, and what vitamins to take. Often women think that pregnancy means “eating for two.” This is partially correct, as you are now growing another human, but this does not…

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