Whether you love it or hate it, the first day of school is right around the corner. It’s time to stock up on all of the essentials to make sure you’re at peak performance level while managing the hectic schedules that come with the school year.
You know the saying, “Mother knows best” – well, these moms have been there, done that, and they’re ready to hook you up with insider info on hottest products in natural health, food, sports, fitness and beauty. This week’s topic: Natural Necessities
The average grocery store carries over 38,000 products(1). Out of those 38,000 products only a handful are actually good for you. At times it seems grocery chains make health food shopping intentionally confusing. Why is that I see soda, candy bars, and ice cream EVERYWHERE I look but finding almonds is like finding a needle in a haystack?
You already love shopping at Vitacost.com for the incredible selection of health and wellness products, our great low prices and, of course, the convenience of browsing from the comfort of home (in your pajamas, if that’s what you like!). Now, you can enjoy all these benefits, with a little something extra thrown into the mix.
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I used to wait until I noticed that I was running out of stuff to place my Vitacost order, but I’ve since learned that it’s easier, more efficient and more fun to have a weekly ordering day (and that way, I don’t run outta stuff!).
I chose Sunday because (unless we’re traveling) that’s the day I make a buncha food for the week––stuff that keeps well and in fact tastes better with time. Sunday afternoons are also a relaxing, grounding and fun time to “prep” for the upcoming week, energetically and literally. Read more →
By Rita Brhel, NFCA volunteer
A few decades ago, when celiac disease was regarded as a rare childhood disorder and dermatitis herpetiformis – the skin manifestation of celiac – was virtually unheard-of, shoppers found it incredibly difficult to navigate food labels that had little incentive to include the term “gluten-free.” Today, stores dedicate sections to the gluten-free customer, and brands are increasingly making it clear whether their foods contain the prohibited grains.
But shopping for gluten-free foods frugally is not an easy task. The price of gluten-free alternatives can sometimes be double that of gluten-containing products. Without a second thought, the gluten-free consumer could quickly blow their food budget. Here are some suggestions gleaned from gluten-free families and frugal-minded individuals on how to tame your grocery bill: Read more →
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Today’s ticket goes out to Taylor Wells, a regular Momonomics.com contributor and author of Vitacost.com’s Best Life Ever blog, who became “one of those moms” and caused a Code Yellow at Target.
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