Our Healthy Living department offers a quality selection of vitamins, herbs and supplements, as well as a healthy living specialist in the aisle to help you make your selections. We also want to keep you looking your best with our collection of bath, body and hair-care products from some of our favorite companies like Andalou, Soaptopia, and Zoya. This is the place to come for unique gifts! We offer products from Andes Gifts, Dharma Love, PACT and more.
August 11, 2015
Create the perfect customized blend of essential oils to help your tired, sore muscles and body relax. All you have to do is choose your favorite carrier oil (either light, like grapeseed or almond; medium, like jojoba; or heavy, such as apricot or olive) or an unscented lotion. Then select the essential oil(s) to include in massage oil. Since essential oils all have unique properties, our healthy living specialists have made note of a few favorites to consider when creating massage oils.Continue reading …
Health Notes from Dr. Liz
July 28, 2015
In today’s fast paced era eating protein is easy, thanks to protein powders! When made from real foods like eggs and milk (casein and whey), protein powders are convenient options to ensure your body gets what it needs. Lucky for us, the new focus on plant-based diet has brought many new plant protein sources to market. Simply blend a scoop into smoothies, hot cereals or soups. Most varieties of protein powders supply about 10 to 20 grams per scoop (about 20 to 40% of your Daily Value), perfect for counting as a “meal’s” worth of protein.Continue reading …
Vega Plant-Based Powders and Bars
July 24, 2015
Transitioning to a plant-based diet isn’t always easy, especially on a busy schedule — it can be hard to eat healthy when you’re always on the go. Vega plant-based nutritional supplements (powders and bars) help ease that burden with highly portable foods that fuel a healthy, active lifestyle (without the compromise that typically comes with “fast food”). Vega’s bars and nutritional shakes are vegan, free from dairy, soy and gluten, and contain no artificial flavors, sweeteners or colors.
Get the dish on a few of our favorite Vega powders...Continue reading …