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Ingredient Spotlight: 5 Pumpkin Facts

by Rebecca on November 28, 2013, no comments

Pumpkins, they’re not just for carving! Pumpkin is a winter squash packed with nutritional benefits. It’s the perfect seasonal ingredient and here are five reasons why… 1) Pumpkin is a great source of fiber. Eat some pumpkin to keep your digestive system running smoothly for a happy tummy. 2) Pumpkin seeds help reduce bad cholesterol, […]

So You Want Skin that Can Weather Any Storm…

by Rebecca on November 26, 2013, no comments

Happy skin? Happy life! While cleansers and creams are definitely essential skincare components, eating the right foods keeps you glowing from the inside out all winter long. Test out adding these four ingredients to your diet for simply radiant skin. Tumeric: Used in both Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine as an anti-inflammatory to treat digestive and […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Seeds

by Rebecca on November 21, 2013, no comments

At Urban Remedy we love seeds. Full of antioxidants and omega oils, seeds are wonderful additions to any juice or salad. They add that extra boost of healthy. Here are three types of seeds we can’t live without. Chia Seeds: Chia seeds have healthy omega oils, easily digestible protein and antioxidants and may help with diabetes, […]

Energize Your Way Through the Time Change

by Rebecca on November 18, 2013, no comments

The times they are a changin’! As days get shorter and darkness creeps in just after 4pm (yuck!) here are four foods you can eat to boost your energy. Dates: Dates replenish energy and are rich in LDL cholesterol-absorbing fiber. Snack on some of these chewy sweet morsels for a quick afternoon boost. At Urban […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Mint

by Rebecca on November 14, 2013, no comments

Simply fresh and completely delicious, mint naturally cools the body, clearing the head and eyes, calming rashes, and removing liver qi stagnation.  A sprig of mint adds gourmet flare to any chocolatey dessert or herby sweetness to your coziest cup of tea! Here at Urban Remedy, we use fresh mint flavor in both our Signature and Purify cleanses. From Urban […]

Snack your Way to Lower Cholesterol

by Rebecca on November 11, 2013, no comments

Snacking on these 3 ingredients is sure to bring your cholesterol in below par! Dates: Dates, nature’s finest candy, replenish energy and are rich in LDL cholesterol absorbing fiber. At Urban Remedy we love the sweet taste of dates in our Chai meal replacement smoothie and our Cookies! These treats are all raw, gluten-free, and […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Cashews

by Rebecca on November 7, 2013, no comments

Nutty and hearty cashews are power-packed with minerals like manganese, copper, potassium, and iron. Potassium helps keep the heart beating, while iron aids the blood in carrying oxygen throughout the circulatory system, together fueling one energized body. In cooler months especially, a diet full of potassium and iron ensures our bodies receive enough of a […]

Glowing Skin in 3 Ingredients or Less

by Rebecca on November 4, 2013, no comments

Your perfect skin? Now it’s possible and might we add, deliciously so! Here are 3 ingredients to help your skin stay young and luminous as long as you like. Cucumbers: Crisp and refreshing, cucumbers are natural dieuretics that cleanse the blood, cool excess heat from the body, and most importantly purify the skin. Lucky for […]

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