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Mood Boosting Recipes
Feeling a little down, anxious or stressed?  Instead of reaching for a bag of potato chips or bowl of ice cream, try snacking on a handful of strawberries or some mixed nuts.  You’ll notice a difference.  Although our favorite comfort...
Women and Gut Health
When we visit restaurants, it’s becoming increasingly common to see menus that highlight all sorts of choices based on dietary needs.  There are symbols for vegetarian, gluten free, keto, or low fat meals just to name a few.  But can...
Senna: Natural living rooted in tradition
For centuries, ancient cultures around the world have been using plants to aid and support dietary needs.  Fast-forward to modern times, people still seek and utilize plants by incorporating them into foods, drinks, and supplements to achieve optimum health.  Over the...
Psyllium Husk: Fiber for Well-Being
Ancient plants have been used by cultures around the world to aid and support dietary needs for centuries. Fast-forward to modern times, people still seek and utilize plants by incorporating them into foods, drinks, and supplements to achieve optimum health.  ...
Benefits of adding Turmeric in your diet
Turmeric Supplements for Overall Health ​​In the world we live in today, the next best thing to add to your diet is constantly popping up. We're bombarded with supplements that are supposed to be the most amazing thing for us...
Secret Supplements for Moms: Turmeric Capsules
Secret Supplements for Moms: Turmeric Capsules As an active mom who works as a dance teacher, it's important for me to keep my body healthy and strong with Health Plus’s turmeric capsules. They have 3 products in their Turmeric Line, each with...
RECIPE: Turmeric Honey Glazed Chicken
One thing is for certain, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a top priority for me. With my rare, and at times complicated, medical condition, I am always finding ways to stay on top of my health and find natural ways to care for my body. I am an active mom of two toddler girls and I need to keep up with their everyday activities. This means I need to stay in great shape. As I start to age, I want to be sure my body keeps up. I have found a beneficial product line that I love. The main component is Turmeric which I’ve used in my kitchen for years for its health benefits.
Declare War on Inflammation with my Secret Weapon
When I talk to my ladies about their worries and questions regarding their physical appearance, their number one complaint is about that stubborn belly fat. It causes frustration every time you look at yourself in the mirror, because it seems impossible, regardless of all the exercise, to get rid of it. Trust me; I know exactly what you mean!
9 WAYS to Improve Your Gut Health
9 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR GUT HEALTH Invest in a quality probiotic: We’re not just saying that because we’re launching our new and improved Probiotic blend this summer. Buts it’s a good place to start. Prebiotics: This forgotten food group is...
Psyllium Husk for Naturally Beautiful Skin
It is often said that you are what you eat.... or chocolate causes pimples… Though these have been thought as old wives tales, there is some truth behind these sayings.  The food and drinks you consume can have an effect on...
Is Psyllium Husk Gluten-Free?
The short answer is yes, but to better understand what that means, let’s take a deeper look. Some definitions…   What is Gluten?   Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye which in turn is often found in pasta, bread,...
Peaches: Yummy for the Tummy
When it comes to fruits, summer time has the sweetest and the juiciest of all year. When thinking about juicy fruits, one stands out above the rest -- guess that explains why August is National Peach Month!  A symbol of...
Greek Yogurt Peach Parfait
Around the Health Plus office, 10 a.m. is often a favorite time of day, as it is Snack Time.  In honor of National Peach Month, for today’s snack we decided to construct our very own Greek Yogurt Peach Parfait.   ​ ​Yogurt is...
RECIPE: Psyllium Chocolate Chip Cookie
Can’t celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day without cookies…Bake some cookie, pour yourself a frosty glass of your favorite milk, and start dipping! Cook time:  12 minsTotal time:  12 minsServes: 2 dozen ​Ingredients1 cup almond meal1 cup oat flour (blend rolled oats until fine...
RECIPE: Watermelon Fruit Popsicle
Watermelon Fruit Popsicle RecipeIt’s a great day when National Watermelon Day falls during the absolute hottest and most humid week in California…​so we decided to celebrate with watermelon fruit pops!We love watermelon and think it is the perfect summer treat, just try...
Gastroparesis Awareness Month
In recent years gut health is really starting to get the spotlight.   Even accompanied by research, the public is barely starting to realize that the gut is the Gateway to Better Health.  In an effort to share knowledge and show support for sufferers...
RECIPE: Watermelon-Mint Detox
Ingredients4 cups watermelon cubes¼ cup fresh mint leaves½ lime thinly sliced½ lemon thinly sliced2 liters of water (less for stronger infusion)1 tablespoon of your favorite Colon Cleanse fiber (optional for additional fiber) Instructions1. Place watermelon, lemon and lime into pitcher (avoid bitterness by...
Summer Slim Down Tips
Yesterday marked that summer is officially here and if you have not already started to achieve that summer bod you have been fantasizing about all winter, you might be feeling all is lost.  Truth be told, you will not score...
Men's Health Week 2017
In 1994 a bill establishing National Men’s Health Week was signed by President Clinton on May 31st.   Since then, not only has the awareness week grown from a week to a month, but it is no longer recognized as just...
RECIPE: Weekend Warrior Smoothie
​Ingredients​1 medium mango1 medium navel orange1 medium banana1 cup almond milk1 tbsp. Colon Cleanse Pineapple sweetened with stevia1 tbsp. chia seedsIce, depending on your preference... (I used 3 ice cubs)   Instructions Peel and chop all fruit ingredients and toss into blender or NUTRiBULLET (like...
HEALTH PLUS: INSIDE OUR GUTS
Health Plus® Inc. was founded in 1981 in the back of a small health food store. Owners Pat and Rita Mediratta saw a need among their customers for a fiber product that aided in regularity and occasional constipation. They began importing...