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Selenium Benefits

WHAT IS SELENIUM? Selenium is a micronutrient found in brazil nuts, garlic and shellfish that increases immunity, boosts antioxidant activity (specifically the body’s master antioxidant glutathione), and plays a key role in maintaining healthy thyroid function. Selenium acts like a mechanic within the body: it goes into the nucleus of the cells where the DNA…

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Anti-Inflammatory Probiotic Bowl with Botija Olives

One of our favorite fermented foods is Black Botija Olives. They are savory and truly one of a kind. In this recipe, we combine them with Brussel sprouts and broccoli to add the sweetness of the green vegetables and serve them on the bed of brown rice with turmeric dressing. This combination of olives, cruciferous…

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Gourmet Baked Salmon

This baked salmon comes out beautifully; the marinade is a simple mixture of Asian sauces and fresh spices that taste similar to teriyaki, though it is essentially Chinese-Thai in origin. You can balance out the sweet-sour flavors to your liking just before serving, so you know you’ll be happy with the results. Ingredients 2 to…

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Black Elderberry Syrup

BENEFITS OF BLACK ELDERBERRY Elderberry has long been proposed as being immune supportive and supports the body’s natural defense. Research studies show Black Elderberry to have immune modulating and antioxidant properties. Because Elderberry is high in flavonoid rich compounds, it exerts antioxidant protection on cells. By providing antioxidant protection, Elderberry aids in protecting cellular health…

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What is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease is a serious autoimmune disease that occurs in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. It is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. Two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed and are at risk for long-term health complications. When people with celiac disease…

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Everything About Picking a Probiotic!

  If you’re looking for the ideal probiotic supplement, you’ve probably noticed the broad array of brand-specific focused information and ingredients available in forms that include capsules, powders, and liquids. Trying to make comparisons between brands can be confusing, unless you know what to look for. That’s what Richard’s expert associates are here for! But…

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What Is An Immunoglobulin?

See the full article published by Vibrant Health here. The immune system is made up of a set of intertwined and coordinated physiologic responses that destroy or neutralize foreign invaders. An essential role of this system is to recognize all of the internal pieces that make up our selves and the protection from those that…

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Soothing Magnesium Bath Salt Gift Kit You’ll Need 2 – 8 oz Mason Jars 1 cup Magnesium Flakes 2/3 cup Epsom Salts 15 drops of NOW Peaceful Sleep essential oil Instructions Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Separate the mixture between two mason jars and add your own creative flare! Endless…

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Allergen Friendly Mac’N’Cheese

Get a mouthful of this amazing, dairy-free Mac and Cheese recipe! Ingredients8 oz. dried gluten free elbow noodles (available in Pasta)2 cups béchamel sauce (*see recipe below)½ cup roasted butternut squash puree (**see directions below) or canned pumpkin puree (available in Canned Goods)¼ tsp. turmeric powder (available in Bulk Spices)¼ tsp. smoky paprika (available in…

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Grain Free Fudgy Brownies

Richard’s bulk section has a great variety of ingredients for homemade baking and cooking. With alternative flours like almond flour and coconut flour, a variety of nuts, and chocolate chips or dried fruit. You can really make these brownies or any recipe a creative piece of your own! Explore our bulk section where you find…

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