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Top 10 Reasons to Avoid Refined Sugar

by Neka on May 22, 2013, no 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, no 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 […]

Natural Gluten-Free Alternatives

by Holly Nall on May 2, 2013, no comments

People avoid gluten for a variety of reasons: celiac disease, intolerance, or for general good health. Eliminating such an ubiquitous ingredient from your diet can be challenging, so a number of food producers have begun manufacturing alternatives to traditionally wheat-based foods. These products don’t appeal to everyone, however, due to their higher cost and processed content. Fortunately, […]

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