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A Salad a Day Keeps the Weight Away

by Rebecca on May 13, 2014, no comments

At Urban Remedy, we have noticed the negative stigma attached to salads, and are just curious: What gives?! Salads can be delicious, nutritious, fresh, and a great weapon against weight gain. Here are a few helpful hints for how to get the most out of your salads. Bye Bye Bread: Eating bread is one of […]

Say Goodbye to Acid Reflux

by Rebecca on May 8, 2014, 2 comments

Are you a victim of acid reflux? Suffer no more! Take a look at these simple yet effective ways we’ve pulled together which can help you can reduce your acid reflux symptoms for a happier, healthier digestive system. Kale  Kale is rich in sulfur, calcium, iron and Vitamin A, which help support the stomach and […]

Coffee: The Benefits Behind your Buzz

by Rebecca on April 28, 2014, no comments

What’s our newest Urban Remedy obsession? Cold- pressed coffee! This delicious antioxidant oracle makes mornings burst with energy and afternoons perk right up. In addition to tasting delicious we just cannot get enough of are the health benefits! So, Coffee is Good for me? Coffee is actually one of the highest antioxidant per capita drinks […]

Young at Heart

by Rebecca on April 22, 2014, 2 comments

Maybe you’ve heard that love makes the heart grow fonder? Well, at Urban Remedy we believe healthy eating makes the heart grow stronger! Heart health starts with the food you eat to keep your circulatory system spritely. Here are a few of our favorite ingredients for maintaining heart health. Garlic: High cholesterol levels are dangerous […]

Healthy Habits To Make You Sleep Soundly

by Rebecca on March 27, 2014, no comments

The New York Times recently profiled the causes of restless sleep. At Urban Remedy, we can’t stress enough how important sleep is for your overall health and wellness. First things first, without sleep, the body’s immune system weakens, motor skills slow, and in serious cases, one can develop adrenal fatigue, which affects your adrenal glands. This condition […]

Nuts for Nut Milk!

by Rebecca on March 25, 2014, no comments

Maybe you’re lactose intolerant. Maybe you try to avoid soy. Maybe you just love the taste. Whatever your reason is for loving nut milk, at Urban Remedy, we’re right there with you! Almond and Cashew milks are delicious substitutes for regular milk, packed with high levels of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and calcium to round out […]

What Is The Difference Between Organic and Non-GMO??

by Rebecca on March 18, 2014, one comment

Ever walk through the grocery store and wonder, what’s the difference between organic and non-GMO labeled foods? So have we! At Urban Remedy, we’ve been investigating the differences between organic and non-genetically modified foods, and here’s what we’ve found… Here’s the problem: Not all organic foods are completely GMO-free. Shocker! The term organic refers to the […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Lemons For Health!

by Rebecca on March 14, 2014, no comments

Lemons, citrusy and fresh, are rich in Vitamin C, a uniquely water-soluble phytonutrient particularly helpful to the human body and its 50-65% water make-up. This water index provides ample entry surface area for Vitamin C to dissolve into our bodily systems and boost immunity levels. Score! On double duty patrol, Vitamin C also has anti-oxidant […]

We Go Nuts for Nuts!

by Rebecca on January 30, 2014, no comments

During this holiday season, chestnuts will not be the only legumes roasting on our open fire. Nuts are packed with protein and minerals to sustain your energy all season long. Here are a few of the nuts we go nuts for here at Urban Remedy. Cashews: Power-packed with minerals like manganese, potassium, copper, and iron, cashews […]