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Get Your Freekeh On!

Get Your Freekeh On!

Q: What the freak is freekeh? A: With the recent rise of interest in quinoa taking hold, a similar and highly nutritious whole grain oat has flown under the radar. Freekeh isn’t getting the fame it deserves. While it’s only beginning to g ...
Stevia: How Sweet it Really is

Stevia: How Sweet it Really is

Q: What is stevia? A:  Stevia, or Stevia rebaudiana specifically, is an herb in the sunflower family. Stevia extracts are known to be incredibly sweet, having up to 300 times the sweetness of sugar. So, it’s no surprise that it’s commonly ...
The Essential Oil for Everything

The Essential Oil for Everything

Q: What’s this tea tree oil ingredient I’m seeing in so many of my beauty products? A: Tea tree oil is made from the leaves of the Australian tree Melaleuca alternifolia and has a multitude of practical uses. Tea tree oil has become extre ...
Why Hemp is Hip

Why Hemp is Hip

Q: What makes hemp protein different than other types of protein? A: Typically when we talk about protein, we think of eggs, a grilled chicken breast or maybe a juice bar-style whey protein shake. While these are certainly great sources, they can als ...
What is a Detox Cleanse?

What is a Detox Cleanse?

Q. What is a “detox cleanse”? Does it really help you lose weight? A. After a season of Thanksgiving pie, Christmas ham and let’s not forget New Year’s Eve champagne, many of our customers are looking for a “quick fix&# ...
Why Do Dieters Love Dandelion?

Why Do Dieters Love Dandelion?

Q: What’s all this I hear about dandelion flowers? I thought they were just weeds growing in my backyard! A: We all recognize dandelions as the pesky flowers that grow in our backyards, in cracks in the sidewalk and just about everywhere! While ...