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7 Reasons to use Cucumber for your Eyes

7 Reasons to use Cucumber for your Eyes

The cooling effect of the cucumber juice can give skin a refreshed look and feel. Cucumbers are rich in vitamin C and folic acid which is a B vitamin found in leafy green vegetables, broccoli, beets, oranges, beans, and lentils. Vitamin C can stimulate new cell...

Juice Plus+ Clinical Research

Juice Plus+ Clinical Research

If you don’t have time to grow your own fruits and vegetables we’ve got you covered, and we have the research to prove it! Clinical research has showcased the benefits of adding Juice Plus+ to your diet. More than 30 Juice Plus+ research studies have been conducted in...

Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous Vegetables

Sounds prehistoric and may get your kids interested in dinner.  Hey kids how about some Cruciferous Vegetables for dinner?  They are not vegetables left over from the Mesozoic era, they are actually considered “Super Veggies” because they have vitamins, fiber, and...

Omega-3 and Your Eyes

Omega-3 and Your Eyes

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health announced that omega-3 fatty acids are important to eye health based on studies going back twenty years. (1) Omega-3s are used to make important antioxidants which is beneficial because the delicate retina is...

Benefits of Carrots

Benefits of Carrots

Growing up I was told, “Eat your carrots. They're good for your eyes”.  Although my mother did not know her carrot fact started as World War II propaganda, she was ultimately sharing good information....

Seasonal Foods for February

Seasonal Foods for February

AsparagusDillPearsBeetsFennelPomegranateBok choyGrapefruitShallotsBroccoliKaleSweet PotatoesBrussels SproutsLemonsTangelosCabbageLettuceTangerinesCauliflowerLeeksTurnipsCarrotsOrangesRhubarbCeleryOnionsCilantroPassion FruitClementineParsnips

Self-Care Awareness, Tips for Self-Care

Self-Care Awareness, Tips for Self-Care

As we begin a new year get in the habit of creating a little self-care awareness.  Schedule it like a meeting on your calendar, turn off your phone, and stick to it so you are at your best for the important people in your life. Plus, if you have children, they are...

Benefits of Shea Butter

Benefits of Shea Butter

Shea butter is a fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree. Shea butter is gentle enough for sensitive baby skin, nourishing and rejuvenating enough for aging skin.  It is deeply moisturizing, healing and soothing for all skin types.  Shea Butter...

Benefits of Cocoa Butter

Benefits of Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter is used in many beauty products due to a mild fragrance, a smooth texture and is ultra-hydrating properties. Cocoa beans contain a significant amount of poly phenol and flavanoid making them a high-antioxidant food. They have been shown to be one of the...