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Mood Boosting Yoga Poses

by Rebecca on January 9, 2014, no comments

The winter can be stressful. At Urban Remedy we want your winter memories to be family filled instead of catastrophe ridden. Here are a few yoga poses to destress after even the most anxiety inducing holiday soirée season. Child’s Pose: Kneeling on the ground, sit back on your heels and touch your forehead to the mat […]

Yoga Poses for Your New Year’s Figure

by Rebecca on January 2, 2014, no comments

  At Urban Remedy we know that this New Year you want to look and feel your best. Celebrate a renewed commitment to yourself with some easy to do yoga moves. Here is a list of our three favorite yoga poses to keep your energy up and your waist trim! Eagle Pose: Bending your legs […]

3 Tips for all Natural Power Packed Snacks

by Neka on October 24, 2013, no comments

When the afternoon rolls around and your tummy starts rumbling… it’s snack time! An afternoon snack is the perfect opportunity to refuel with a healthy treat. Whether you are hiking outdoors, trapped in the office, or packing your child’s afternoon school surprise, a nutritious snack gives your body natural energy to power through the rest […]

Be a Bedtime Yogi

by Rebecca on October 22, 2013, one comment

Your deepest sleep? It’s only a pose away! After a busy day, your racing mind can be the biggest obstacle between you and a good night’s sleep. Here at Urban Remedy, we know a deep sleep is one of the simplest ways to reboot your healthy body. However, dozing off? That’s not always an easy […]

Cold and Flu Season? Catch Us If You Can…

by Rebecca on September 18, 2013, no comments

Foods as Cold and Flu Season Remedies  Cold and Flu season is upon us, unfortunately. At Urban Remedy we were wondering if eating certain foods can help you avoid catching the cold and/or flu? We’ve found… they actually can! This year, beat the bug! Feed your body the right foods to help reduce your chances […]

Feeling the winter blues?

by Neka on January 2, 2013, one comment

Vitamin D is your inner sunshine. Without enough D, you can feel tired, depressed, and fatigued. It’s necessary in the production of calcium, immune system support, and bone and joint health. Unfortunately, it’s next to impossible to get enough Vitamin D from fruits and vegetables. Mushrooms are the only vegetable with naturally occurring Vitamin D […]

I LOVE raw olives

by Neka on May 15, 2012, one comment

While often mistaken as vegetables, olives are fruits with a bevy of health benefits, such as: * Rich in Vitamin E, a potent antioxidant that prevents free radicals from damaging healthy cells. * Good source of iron, which helps in the production of healthy red blood cells. *Excellent source of dietary fiber, aiding in good […]

Top 5 functional foods

by Neka on May 15, 2012, 29 comments

Top 5 functional foods 1. Salmon: Heart, memory, brain 2. Blueberries: Anti-aging 3. Apples: Lung function (be sure to eat the apple skin) 4. Nuts: Antioxidants, good fat 5. Legumes: Blood sugar, heart From Urban Remedy, post Top 5 functional foods

Skin & Food

by Neka on August 10, 2011, 28 comments

Acupuncture views nutrition in a complex light, through the application of Oriental medicine wisdom to dietary habits. In short, certain foods are considered too yang, or hot to eat in excess during the warmer months, while others are prized for their yin ability to cool the body.  Overall, the goal is balance between the internal […]

Watermelon Cucumber Juice

by Neka on July 13, 2011, 35 comments

We have a new super refreshing summer drink Watermelon Cucumber juice with a squeeze of lemon. It’s amazing! Why watermelon, you might ask? * Full of Vitamin C and Vitamin A due to its concentration of beta-carotene. * Contains Lycopene, a potent antioxidant that gives watermelon its bright red color. Watermelons have the highest Lycopene […]