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The Most Important Area of Your Health That You May be Ignoring

The Most Important Area of Your Health That You May be Ignoring

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* Intellipure machines are 40x more efficient than the standard HEPA air machines.

* The patented DFS kill zone technology is proven to remove 99.99% of all harmful viruses, fungi, molds, bacteria and particles as small as .007 micron in size.

* Each unit is made, assembled and tested in the U.S. — upstate New York.

* Use the code LIVINGMAXWELL to get 10% off your machine.

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For those of us who truly care about health, we eat organic food, we drink ultra-purified water, we exercise, we meditate, we do yoga, we have a positive attitude, we use clean personal care products and the list goes on and on and on.

But arguably the most important aspect of staying healthy is something that nearly all people ignore – breathing clean air.

Here are the startling facts:

– We spend approximately 90% of our lives indoors.

– According to the EPA, the air quality indoors is 2-5 times worse than it is outside.

And if you have children with allergies or asthma, clean air inside becomes even more critical.

– The World Health Organization said that air pollution is more harmful than passive smoking!

– Microparticles, which HEPA machines cannot filter out, are linked to cancer, heart disease and strokes.

Indoor air contains many chemicals, gases, synthetics and pollutants that did not exist 10 to 15 years ago.

The truth is that if you are not taking action to breathe clean air, a very important aspect of your health is being ignored. Read more »


Pure Prana Turmeric Shot is My Must-Have, Pre-Workout Drink

Pure Prana Turmeric Shot is My Must-Have, Pre-Workout Drink

As many of you know, I have been a long-time fan of Temple Turmeric and believe that the company is synonymous with organic turmeric drinks. Since its inception, the company has rolled out many different flavors, many of which I have enjoyed and some that I didn’t. When founder Daniel Sullivan would ask me over […]

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As many of you know, I have been a long-time fan of Temple Turmeric and believe that the company is synonymous with organic turmeric drinks.

Since its inception, the company has rolled out many different flavors, many of which I have enjoyed and some that I didn’t.

When founder Daniel Sullivan would ask me over the years which one was my favorite, my response was always the same: the original one. Read more »


Living Tree Community Foods Lemon Olive Oil is The Best I Have Ever Had

Living Tree Community Foods Lemon Olive Oil is The Best I Have Ever Had

Over the past few years, I have developed a relationship with the founder of Living Tree Community Foods, Jesse Schwartz. Jesse is the person who urged me to check out Organic Circle, an amazing organic kosher supermarket in Brooklyn, that I profiled last month in my Supermarket Spotlight column. Needless to say, I trust his judgment. […]

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Over the past few years, I have developed a relationship with the founder of Living Tree Community Foods, Jesse Schwartz.

Jesse is the person who urged me to check out Organic Circle, an amazing organic kosher supermarket in Brooklyn, that I profiled last month in my Supermarket Spotlight column. Needless to say, I trust his judgment.

When he wanted to send me more samples of his products recently, he was pushing real hard for his almond butter.

I said to him, “Jesse, I am sure it is great, but I really can’t eat almond butter anymore. For some strange reason, I now have an allergic reaction to eating almonds. It is better that you send me your lemon olive oil because that’s what I really want to write about. It is the best olive oil that I have ever had.”

This is not hyperbole. It truly is the best organic olive oil that I’ve ever had.

And when you learn how this lemon olive oil is produced, you’ll understand the reason for my enthusiasm.

The olives and lemons are co-milled, which means that they are crushed at the same time. Hence, a single oil is extracted from the combination.

According to Living Tree Community Foods, most flavored olive oils are infused, with an extract being added. The process of co-milling, versus adding an extract afterward, results in a very different final product.

The olives are a Mission variety, which has been used in Europe for cooking and healing in Europe for thousands of years. Introduced in California a few hundred years ago, the Mission olive contains phenols that are not found in other varieties, particularly oleuropein aglycon, which has significant health benefits.

Not to be outdone, the organic Lisbon lemons are an heirloom variety that is richly flavored and deeply aromatic.

Yet, the story gets even more interesting.

The Mission olives are grown by family farmer Darro Greco on a 100% certified organic estate called the Berkeley Olive Grove.

Founded in 1913 by a group of professors from the University of California at Berkeley, the Berkeley Olive Grove brought experts in from Europe to create an olive grove that would sustain itself. The award-winning grove is located in Sacramento Valley, 150 miles from the town of Berkeley, and is situated in a unique geographical area at the western escarpment of Table Mountain. Water naturally percolates from an underground aquifer, and the trees are 100 years old and are dry farmed. Read more »


Flower Remedies from Lotus Wei are the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

Flower Remedies from Lotus Wei are the Perfect Mother's Day Gift

If you are a big believer in the power of flowers, which I certainly am, and are looking for something special and unique for Mother’s Day, the flower essences and elixirs from Lotus Wei are the perfect gift. Founded by Katie Hess, who has over 13 years of experience in working one-on-one with clients using flower remedies, Lotus […]

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If you are a big believer in the power of flowers, which I certainly am, and are looking for something special and unique for Mother’s Day, the flower essences and elixirs from Lotus Wei are the perfect gift.

Founded by Katie Hess, who has over 13 years of experience in working one-on-one with clients using flower remedies, Lotus Wei creates flower elixirs and essences that evoke the precise feelings you want to experience. Read more »


Juicero Emerges from Stealth Mode, Will Completely Disrupt the Home Juicing Industry

Juicero Emerges from Stealth Mode, Will Completely Disrupt the Home Juicing Industry

Over the last few years, there has been a lot of buzz, mystery and intrigue surrounding a secret company in Silicon Valley called Juicero. Not only has it raised more than $100M from venture capitalists, but it has been called “the future of juice” and “the biggest tech start-up you’ve never heard of”. Well, as of this morning, the company […]

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Over the last few years, there has been a lot of buzz, mystery and intrigue surrounding a secret company in Silicon Valley called Juicero. Not only has it raised more than $100M from venture capitalists, but it has been called “the future of juice” and “the biggest tech start-up you’ve never heard of”.

Well, as of this morning, the company is no longer in stealth mode and has officially launched to the public.

And what you will find is something that I believe to be the most disruptive juicing technology since Norman Walker invented the Norwalk cold-press juicer in the early 20th century.

Founded by former Organic Avenue CEO Doug Evans and backed by blue chip investors such as Kleiner Perkins and GV (formerly Google Ventures), the company aims to do to juicing what Apple’s iTunes did to music – to create an entire ecosystem that will completely change the way we juice at home. Read more »


Organic Cough Syrup to the Rescue, Thanks to Maty’s

Organic Cough Syrup to the Rescue, Thanks to Maty's

Do you ever walk into a major pharmacy and get ill looking at the “health” products on the shelves, nearly all of which that contain a laundry list of artificial and synthetic ingredients? If so, you are definitely not alone. And that is why I became so excited when I came across Maty’s Organic Cough Syrup – the first certified […]

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Do you ever walk into a major pharmacy and get ill looking at the “health” products on the shelves, nearly all of which that contain a laundry list of artificial and synthetic ingredients?

If so, you are definitely not alone.

And that is why I became so excited when I came across Maty’s Organic Cough Syrup – the first certified organic cough syrup that I have ever seen.

Like many of us who come to organic, Founder Carolyn Harrington got into holistic living because of a serious family illness. Read more »


Lundberg’s Tri-Color Organic Quinoa is…..Grown in the U.S.

Lundberg's Tri-Color Organic Quinoa is.....Grown in the U.S.

While many of us try to buy as much local as we can, I am not opposed to purchasing organic foods that come from far away, such as coffee, cacao, acai, and quinoa. For the most part, these items are just not grown in the continental U.S. Or, so I thought. Recently, I was sent a bag […]

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While many of us try to buy as much local as we can, I am not opposed to purchasing organic foods that come from far away, such as coffee, cacao, acai, and quinoa.

For the most part, these items are just not grown in the continental U.S.

Or, so I thought.

Recently, I was sent a bag of Lundberg Family Farms’ organic tri-color quinoa and did a complete double-take when I saw that it was grown in California. I had absolutely no idea that quinoa was produced in this country and thought that it was exclusively harvested in the Andes in South America. (My assumption wasn’t too far off as Peru and Bolivia account for roughly 90% of the world’s quinoa production.)

Having witnessed quinoa explode in popularity – U.S. imports grew from 7.3 million pounds in 2007 to nearly 70 million pounds in 2013 – Lundberg decided to make a go of it here. Read more »