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5 ALL-NATURAL WAYS TO BOOST YOUR ENERGY

Feeling the mid-afternoon slump extra hard? Skip the extra cup of coffee or “energy drinks” and try these easy and natural ways to boost your energy. B Vitamins B12 is the known as the energy vitamin. If your b12 deficient, low energy can be one of the first symptoms. To increase your B12 levels try …

THE LATEST ON SUGAR FREE DIETS

Sugar consumption by Americans on the down turn. Americans are expected to consume less sugar this year than they have in any previous year. Dieticians believe this is because people are looking to eat more wholesome, natural foods. Luckily, the food world is growing with this trend; restaurants and brands are offering more and more …

5 HEALTH CHANGES THAT QUICKLY HAPPEN WHEN YOU STOP EATING SUGAR

Quitting sugar can be hard but after a couple of days you will starts to feel and see the benefits. Here are 5 amazing things that will happen when you rid your diet of sugar: 1. You will Look and Feel Younger Eating sugar has been shown to directly correlate to how old someone looks. …

BEST WAY TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM SUN BURNS

Sunburns are the result of overexposure to UVB rays from the sun. They cause the skin to redden and blister, damaging the outer protective layers of the skin. Just one bad sunburn can lead to long-lasting damage to the skin and increase the risk for skin cancer. Here are some easy ways you can protect …

KICKED UP BURGER SAUCES

Ditch the ketchup and try these easy, flavorful sauces at your next BBQ! Basic BBQ Sauce Ingredients: 2 cups Health Garden Ketchup 1/4 cup Health Garden Coconut Sugar 2 tablespoons yellow mustard 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 tablespoon onion powder or dried onions 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon …

BEST SUGAR FREE BBQ DESSERTS

When it’s warm outside the grill is the way to go and the fun does not have to stop with the main course. End your barbeque with one of these sweet and sugar-free desserts. Mango – Ginger Popsicles Ingredients 2 cups fresh mango, cut into chunks 2 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped …

FUN WAYS TO EXERCISE AS A FAMILY

Exercising as a family not only improves fitness but helps cultivate a culture of wellness and develop exercise habits at a young age. Protect the Egg Besides the classics like kickball, wiffle ball and frisbee there are plenty of fun and inventive games to play. One of our favorites is Protect The Eggs. One person …

SUGAR IN THE US DIET: EFFECTS

People have been warned about the ill effects of sugar for decades. The FDA recommends that people should consume no more than 4 tablespoons of sugar per day yet the average American consumes up to 7-8 tablespoons. All the sugary foods that are being consumed mostly in lew of high fat foods have been proven …

BERRY SORBET

A light and refreshing sorbet Ingredients 2/3 cup warm water 3/4 cup Health Garden Xylitol 2 tablespoons blackberry or raspberry preserves 4 cups frozen blackberries or raspberries, thawed 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Directions Combine water, Xylitol and preserves in medium mixing bowl, stirring until jam dissolves. Puree blackberries (or raspberries) with lemon juice in …

BEHIND THE BRAND

Introducing our Behind the Brand series! We’ll be interviewing employees and customers to find out they’re tips for living a healthy lifestyle. ​ What is your role at Health Garden USA and how long have you been working for the company? I’m the Chief Operation Officer, I have been working at Health Garden almost one …

GUILT FREE BRUNCH DRINKS

Ditch the brunch reservations and splurge on some homemade drinks that are low in calorie and guilt! Mango Margarita Ingredients 1.5oz your favorite tequila 1 cup frozen mango chunks 1 oz fresh lime juice 1 oz Cointreau ¾ oz Health Garden Agave Raw Directions Place all ingredients in a blender until smooth Pour into glass …

5 GOOD HEALTHY HABITS TO BOOST YOUR HEALTH

Morning Stretching If a morning gym session makes you want to crawl back under the covers, stretching can be a less intimidating way to get your body moving and it can be just as beneficial as the gym. Stretching boost energy levels, flexibility, mood, and posture and helps reduce pain and aches. A full body …

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