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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.

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 […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Lemon

by Rebecca on October 30, 2013, no comments

Feeling under the weather? Try adding lemon to your diet! The citrusy punch of lemon is sure to boost your health and awaken your insides. Lemons are rich in Vitamin C and bioflavonoid, which benefit the liver and may clear mucus. At Urban Remedy, all of our cleanses are brimming with lemony goodness to rejuvenate […]

Food for Cough

by Rebecca on January 28, 2013, no comments

The New York Times recently posted an article arguing that Vitamin D and Calcium are no help in curing your wintertime cough. At Urban Remedy we are always searching for the best ways to help you feel great, so here is a list of ingredients that may in fact sooth your upper respiratory struggles. Cinnamon: […]

Healthy Winter Drink Swaps!

by Rebecca on January 16, 2013, no comments

Mmm hot cocoa on a chilly winter’s day! Oiy, hot cocoa on your lumpy winter hips…. This season at Urban Remedy, we’ve made it our mission to get creative with your cold-weather beverages, searching for some healthier choices during the cold winter season. Here are a few we’ve come up with so far. Citrus-y Spice Hot […]