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A Summer Of Berry Benefits

by Neka on July 26, 2013, 5 comments

Happy Very Berry Summer! Summer time is all about berries, and rightfully so. Berries are nature’s candy, sweet, tart, and good for you! This season get your berry on, and incorporate these fruity bites into your daily diet to benefit your body’s immunity levels, circulatory system, and slim you down to your healthiest you. Plus, […]

10 Foods to Beat the Heat

by Neka on July 24, 2013, 2 comments

July is hot, and possibly the easiest time of year to dehydrate. Knowing which ingredients to eat alongside your daily dose of water helps maximize your body’s energy levels, and lets you enjoy more of your best summer. Here are ten ingredients to help conserve your body’s water, to stay hydrated and balanced longer in […]

5 Foods That Will Actually Make You Happier

by Neka on July 19, 2013, 28 comments

Women have it rough. Sabrina Tavernise of The New York Times recently wrote an article examining statistical conclusions marking a rise in female painkiller addiction. Some studies have even found that women are more likely to have chronic pain than men, which increases proclivity for reaching toward a tiny orange bottle to alleviate mental and […]

Berry Cheesecake Recipe

by Neka on June 24, 2013, 39 comments

Urban Remedy’s Fav Berry Cheesecake *Vegan* *Raw* *Gluten free* Yep, this recipe is all of those! We all crave sweets, yet sometimes finding a healthy and delicious dessert can be a challenge. Now, you can enjoy one of our favorite desserts straight from the kitchen of our founder, Neka Pasquale. Play around with different berries […]

How Long Should I Do A Juice Cleanse?

by Neka on June 20, 2013, 53 comments

As we hear this question quite frequently, we thought you could use a handy resource for choosing the length of your cleanse. Overall, this answer depends on what your body needs and your personal health goals.  Every body has its own history of diet, chemical exposure and stress levels, so consider yours when picking which length […]

San Francisco Bay Area Honey

by Neka on June 3, 2013, 2 comments

Living in the San Francisco Area certainly has its perks for foodies – particularly at this time of the year. Farmers markets are overflowing with $1 avocados, heaping piles of apricots, and gorgeous bundles of colorful rainbow chard. One only has to stroll down the streets of Berkeley to see Meyer lemon trees overflowing with […]

Top 10 Reasons to Avoid Refined Sugar

by Neka on May 22, 2013, 17 comments

    Refined sugar was practically nonexistent in the human diet until recent times. Today, the over-consumption of sugar is the number one cause of the American obesity epidemic. While the USDA recommends only 8 teaspoons (32 grams) of added sugar per day, the average American eats approximately 53 teaspoons (212 grams). It is loaded […]

Super Food Spotlight: Chia Seeds

by Neka on May 10, 2013, 6 comments

Chia seeds are one of our favorite super foods! We mix Chia into our Young Love and Warrior juices to bring a powerful nutrient-rich punch to your cleanse. The word chia is actually from the Mayan language, meaning “strength,” and Aztec warriors relied on chia seed to boost energy and increase stamina. Chia seeds have […]

How to Do a Juice Cleanse

by Neka on March 12, 2013, 9 comments

Congratulations on your decision to do a juice cleanse!  Here are some simple tips on how to do a juice cleanse that is successful, easy and fun. 1. Pre-Juice Cleanse Diet: Upholding a healthy, light diet 3 days before your juice cleanse will ease the hunger cravings during the juice cleansing. Only eat organic fresh […]

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