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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 […]

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 […]

The Greatest Antioxidants in Your Kitchen

by Rebecca on January 16, 2014, one comment

During the wintertime, eating antioxidant rich foods eliminates potentially cancer-causing free radicals from your bodily systems, adding energy to your body and calm to your mind. Here are five ingredients packed with all the antioxidants you’ll need for enough energy to weather, well, the cold weather!  Chia Seeds: Packed with healthy omega oils, easily digestible protein, […]

In Support of Fruit!

by Rebecca on January 14, 2014, no comments

The Well section of the NYTimes just ran a piece in support of fruit! Here at Urban Remedy we are major fruit supporters. Here is a list of our favorite fruits, and what makes them so good for you. Bananas: One of the best sources of potassium, an essential mineral for maintaining normal blood pressure, bananas […]

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 […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Extra Virgin Olive Oil

by Rebecca on January 7, 2014, no comments

Rachael Ray’s not the only foodie in love with EVOO. Here at Urban Remedy we know that extra virgin olive oil contains phytonutrients like polyphenols that protect against inflammation, an underlying cause of many health issues. With lower inflammation, you’re less likely to feel that achey stiffness of winter, for a season full of energy and […]

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 […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Cranberries

by Rebecca on December 31, 2013, no comments

Cranberries are this holiday season’s tangy superstar. Fresh, sweet, and festive, these berries are packed with vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants making a dish with cranberries the healthiest companion for all of your traditional holiday favorites. Why so healthy? The antioxidants in cranberries help eradicate cancer-causing free-radicals from the bloodstream and body, lowering your risk […]

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 […]