Monthly Archives: June 2013

Does What You Eat Make a Difference to Menopause Symptoms?

Diet can help menopause symptoms but can also make them worse, depending on what type of diet you’re eating. A recent study by Australian researchers published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition concludes that eating a diet rich in fruits such … Continue reading

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Fresh Produce? What PLUs Won’t Tell You

A PLU code is the short number that’s on the small round sticker on produce can tell you a lot about the vegetable or fruit and how it was grown. Since stores use them to identify produce and all use … Continue reading

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Are GMO Foods Safe?

A new study casts new doubt on the safety of GMO foods. The study used 84 pigs at a pig farm, half of which were fed GM corn feed and the other half were fed non-GM feed. Neither the farmers … Continue reading

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Getting Fit in Middle Age

Recent research shows that people who get fit in middle age get the same heart health benefits that younger people do. People in their 40s and 50s can reduce the risk of heart failure as much as younger individuals through … Continue reading

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Cocktails with Fruti Bars

Fruti bars make a great base for cocktails and frozen drinks. They’re a super easy way to get the taste of fresh fruits with very little effort. Who wants to spend time away from the party making drinks all night? … Continue reading

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Anthocyanin and Heart Health

Women who eat plenty of strawberries (blueberries, too) have a lower risk of heart attacks, a recent Harvard study found. Young women benefit the most from eating these berries,  reducing their heart attack risk to a much lower level than … Continue reading

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Ice Box Cake with Fruti

In summer, we just don’t want to bake and heat up the house — but we still want cake. Ice box cakes are the perfect solution. We’ve got a fun recipe that allows you to wow your friends and family … Continue reading

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GMOs in Plant vs. Animal Products

Why is GMO-free certification available only for plant-derived foods and not for animal-based foods? You’ll see on our products, along with many others, that contain dairy, they’re not non-GMO project verified. While none of our products are made with GMO … Continue reading

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80 Summer Activities for Families

Families with growing children need lots of ideas for fun things to do with the kids to help them grow and learn. Why not get out and play, use your imagination, and have tons of fun? Here’s a huge list … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Rewards

Many of us can remember the pleasure of long summer days reading in a hammock or by the pool, and taking a book to the beach is still a summer pleasure. Not all kids feel that way, though. Some kids … Continue reading

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