When shopping for Cannabidiol Oil online it can be hard to tell what brand to go with, so how can you tell the difference between a great product from a bad one? Take a look at the label to see what is used in it and the concentration of CBD. Our CBD Oil starts off with only the purest, highest quality CBD Hemp Oil Extract, then we add a splash of a couple of other natural oils you can pronounce to make up our full formula.
How about CBD concentrations? This is where things get confusing if you have been looking at other oils you have probably noticed the concentrations of CBD range from 20 mg per 30 ml to around 2,000 mg per 30 ml. You want to make sure you are buying a product that has enough CBD to provide the benefit you need. If you are unsure please reach out to us, or consult with your physician first.
How to Take it
Unfortunately, due to FDA restrictions we can’t advise individuals on how much CBD Oil to take for specific conditions. Most people end up taking 2-4 servings per day, during different times of the day. Serving sizes are listed on the individual bottles and vary from 5mg (250mg bottle) to 15mg (1,000mg bottle). The CBD Oil bottles come with a dropper, so it is easy to adjust your serving size accordingly.
Some individuals require more or less than described above, as everybody is different. The key is to listen to your body and adjust accordingly.
It does not matter what type of CBD product you are looking at, you need to ensure the products are lab tested in a certified lab that frequently tests for Cannabinoids (including CBD) in various products. This is to make sure you are getting what you paid for and the results are reliable, as there are nuances to reliably testing CBD Oils.
We transparently post all of our lab results on our lab results and product pages.
My Nganic CBD Experience
Though it seems to be a controversial topic (mainly due to misinformation about CBD), I truly feel fortunate to have access to the many medicinal aspects of the hemp plant. From taking this CBD oil under my tongue a few times a day, I get no “high” feeling, no psychedelic effects. Instead, it’s calming and relaxing while also helping me mentally dial in at the same time.
I’ve heard from many former coworkers and colleagues that CBD has helped them heaps with their anxiety, stress and inability to fall asleep. I would not categorize myself as someone who deals with regular anxiety, but I am always searching to have a calmer disposition; one that allows me to handle whatever life throws at me (without completely losing my marbles).
After using this CBD oil for only a few days, I could notice a positive difference in how I felt. I actually like taking CBD as a part of my morning routine to start my day right. I feel like it puts me in a more even keel headspace. It also happens to pair well with morning meditations if that’s your cup of tea. The peppermint flavor of the oil I have is super easy to throw back (I do half a drop under my tongue + let some absorb for about 10 seconds before I swallow).
For the first time today, I added CBD to my coffee and the word perfection comes to mind. The peppermint was delicious with the java flavors and I enjoyed making it a part of my cup of coffee even more than just taking it by itself.
I appreciate Nganic’s practices and their noticeable commitment + passion for high quality CBD oil. Crossing paths with this brand makes me excited and reminds me that there are people out there creating beautiful products that truly help people live a more balanced life that feels good.
Here on ROO, I write a whole stinkin’ lot about superfoods. This is because I truly believe in them. I live it,
I love it and I’ve seen the impact that they’ve had on my overall health.
Navitas Naturals is one of the superfood brands that I look to when I’m stocking up on the good stuff. Their quality is always excellent and I can expect to get organic ingredients from them (and the majority of the time, they are raw, too–the coconut chips are an exception). It’s such a neat thing to have a “go-to” brand like this one that you can look to with trust that they’ll provide an incredible product that doesn’t sacrifice quality for profit.
Not only is Navitas Naturals a leader in clean superfoods, but they are also a favorite of mine in regards to taste. They are masters at mixing several nutrient-rife foods/ingredients and creating a truly decadent, satisfying and rich flavor profile. I find myself turning the bag upside down to get every last morsel!
The way these chips could improve is it they were optimized for digestion (raw & sprouted, preferably). These snacks would not be considered “raw” as some heat and/or light toasting is used in creating these snacks. This is done to add a crispy, roasted flavor. However, nutrient-wise, I don’t think you’re getting the biggest bang for your buck, so to speak.
“Chile Lime Coconut Chips are made by toasting premium coconut slices at low temperatures to create a rich buttery flavor and unique chewy crunch. These organic “Handfuls of Goodness” are a good source of energy, fiber and healthy fats that tame hunger. Chile Lime Coconut Chips are more than just a satisfying snack – try them on salad, in curry, with trail mix or wherever your culinary creativity takes you!
The chewy coconut in this snack is a good source of energy, fiber and healthy fats. It also contains minerals such as iron. Coconut is well known for its content of medium chain triglycerides (MCT) – healthy fats that are burned quickly by the body for energy and are not stored as fat. In particular, coconut contains lauric acid, a MCT that is known to offer many potential health benefits.”
“This chocolaty mix combines magnesium rich cacao and crunchy almonds together to deliver a new level of nutrition and flavor. These dark cacao almonds provide impressive amounts of protein and healthy fats from the almonds and hemp for a rich flavorful crunch.
Our line of Superfood+ snacks combines superfoods with nutrient rich nuts to make it easier than ever for people to gain the essential nutrition they need to power through a busy day. Grab a bag of Cacao Hemp Almonds and go!
This snack combines three superfoods in one delicious bite. Almonds are rich in healthy fats, vitamin E, calcium, magnesium and potassium. Cacao has been enjoyed for its healthy and invigorating properties in South American cultures for thousands of years. Cacao powder is a delicious dark chocolate source of antioxidants, magnesium, iron and fiber. Hemp seeds contain all of the essential amino acids, plenty of omega-3 and -6 essential fatty acids and are also a good source of fiber, chlorophyll, vitamins and minerals. Hemp is also eco-friendly – it’s one of the most sustainable crops on earth!”
Holy freaking awesome superfood flavor goodness. That’s the best way to describe these two bags of heaven.
Navitas Naturals is one of my favorite sources to stock up on superfoods. The majority of their products are raw, while all of them are certified organic. Their standards for quality are up there–& they’ve earned a place on my “go-to” list for that reason. Navitas Naturals is also a very accessible brand, as you can find their products in Whole Foods, Natural Grocers & various other health food stores & markets.
Not only do they make big bags of superfoods like cacao, maca and goji berries, but they’ve concocted delicious & nutritious blends like these that are satisfying and good for you. The Chili Lime Coconut Chips are intensely savory & mouth-watering, with a zip from the chili lime flavor. They make the perfect healthy substitute for traditional potato chips. Being a hemp & cacao fanatic, I absolutely loved the Cacao Hemp Almonds. The bittersweet flavor of the cacao, the earthy taste of the hemp and the rich nutty flavor of the lightly-roasted almonds combine perfectly. I could eat the whole bag of each of these in one sitting. So tasty! (and guilt-free!)
The only thing I find myself wanting to improve with these snacks is that I wish they were raw. When I shop, I intentionally buy and often pay extra for raw coconut chips and raw almonds–this is to insure that I’m getting the biggest nutritional bang for my buck, so to speak. Thus, I find myself wanting these to be raw, even though the roasted flavor is indeed tasty. That said–nutrition is and will always remain top priority to me. Organic & raw is my gold standard.
“I created Medicinal Foods to share what I picked up along my quest for health. We source from traditional Ayurvedic, Amazonian and Chinese Herbal medicinal wisdom. Combining this ancient plant knowledge with cutting – edge health and wellness technology, we deliver to you:
Medicinal Foods, slated as one of the next great health and wellness companies, delivers superfoods to support you on your healing journey. The name “Medicinal-Foods” was also born of the popular Hippocrates quote, “Let food be thy medicine and” the 2nd part and more profound”…let medicine be thy food“.
Our products are tasty, easy to use and effective in assisting one in transitioning to a more whole live raw foods diet. “Shaman’s Blend” combines superfoods, super-greens, tonic herbs, mood enhancers, hemp protein into our signature products: Cacao Elixir, Superfood Chocolate Bars, Truffles and Chocolate Covered Hawaiian Macnuts.
These “Mood-Enhancing” chocolate products provide an incredible experience of peace and well-being. We also promote cutting edge health products and lifestyle choices that can make an incredible difference in your life today!
Please enjoy my free gifts below!
In Radiant Health,
~Sky Kubby, CEO, Director of Wellness, Medicinal-Foods, LLC
“Ancient Taoist and Zen Masters ate these “Superior” herbs, as Superfoods for radiant health of Body, Mind and Spirit. Many of these powerful adaptogens help resist stress, replenishing Energy and Life Force, Tonifying Organs and the Blood.”
“A daily Tonic to nourish the Feminine. Helps build Blood and Upright Chi, while increasing Female “Elixirs”. By building Yin Jing, rather than Yang Jing, a woman can better balance and regulate her hormones and sexual energies.”
“A potent and expansive “Shen” (Spirit) tonic to help increase self-awareness, enhance relaxation and instill a sense of peace by creating a connection between the Heart, Mind and Spirit. Ancient Taoists and Zen masters revered these Shen herbs for use on their spiritual path.”
“That’s right, we are giving a way a FREE Lovers Bar with ANY purchase! Just use the coupon code at checkout: lovers and the price of the Lover’s Bar will be take off of your order.
Superfood Chocolate packed with Superfoods, Superherbs, Aphrodisiacs, Medicinal Mushrooms, Hemp Protien and Mood Enhancersthis is not your ordinary chocolate bar! Experience the feeling and alertness that comes with just one bite!”
“A unique and savory brew of roasted Chicory, Dandelion, and Gluten-Free Barley & Rye extracts that tastes like coffee.
Plus, an added boost of Superfoods: Chaga Mushroom, Reishi Mushroom and Maca Root.
This caffeine-free, natural energy drink actually tastes like coffee. No, it tastes better than coffee! Try and you’ll see.”
“100 Servings of Certified Organic Chaga Mushroom Powder!
Chaga Mushrooms are clinically shown to be one of nature’s oldest, safest and most powerful Medicinal Mushrooms!”
I am so enthralled by this brand, Medicinal Foods. If I could give this brand infinity stars, I would! Medicinal Foods is the stuff that my food dreams are made of. Seriously. Sky Kubby, founder of Medicinal Foods, really, really, really gets it. He has a passion for healing through food and I can relate to that, big time. Sky also walks the walk–is a super healthy dude and is enthusiastic about his products, infectiously so. Simply can’t say enough good things about this brand and this founder.
I was lucky enough to receive some goodies to try from Sky and have been enamored with these products ever since.
I’ve been on the raw, organic cacao train for a while now, seeing it as an awesomely tasty and healthy superfood that can be used a bazillion different ways. Not only does Medicinal Foods use raw cacao, but they use a unique blend of other superfoods and super-herbs in the Cacao Elixir: spirulina, maca, lucuma, chlorella, ashwagandha, mesquite, mucuna puriens, l-dopa.
Okay, so, I’m sure many of you think, “Do you feel different when you eat superfoods?
Do they REALLY help?
I can earnestly, honestly say that I have never ever felt healthier than I do now–and my regimen is high in superfoods. I truly feel super-powered, alive, rejuvenated, healthy, energetic and just plain awesome. It’s worth every last penny to invest in products like these. They will take your health to the next level, no matter how healthy you already feel you may be.
The same thing goes for the Chi, Love and Spirit tonics. It’s actually a bit comical what our kitchen looks like in the morning–my fiance can vouch for this. My family calls it “Jesica’s drink station.”
I pull out all of my superfood goodies and go into creating mode. I start every day with a tall superfoods drink. Along with these three tonic blends, I add the cacao elixir and whatever else I have on hand (cinnamon, ginger, moringa, turmeric, etc.)
Superfoods For the Win
The benefits of each ingredient in each of these tonics are abundant. I just open them up and think “down the hatch!” 🙂 I do my very best to never skip this part of my day because of how good it makes me feel. It’s livelihood and health in liquid form. I simply mix them with water–but you certainly could use any nut or seed milk instead, if you prefer. Almond and coconut milk are both good ones.
The Lover’s bar is exquisitely rich and decadent–and get this: healthy! Its a treat that you can and should feel really good about eating. This is far from your ordinary chocolate bar. It’s loaded with superfoods and super-herbs that will enhance your mood.
Sky also provided me with a bar of their chia seeds, which are a staple in my diet. Here’s how I do it: I fill up a ball about 1/4 full with chia seeds, then fill it to the top with water. Shake it up and then put it in the fridge overnight. In the morning, I have a goopy substance that I can easily add to smoothies and such.
This jar full lasts me a few weeks. I view chia seeds as a healthy source of fat, protein and fiber–they also make smoothies even more filling!
If you haven’t grasped what I’d like you to, I’ll say it concisely:
I LOVE this brand and recommend it to EVERYONE.
The healing your body will receive by incorporating superfoods into your diet will be profound. You won’t ever look back–you’ll also wonder how you did it without them. It feels really good to harness and eat the goodness that occurs organically in nature.
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“Joulebody was created to support the founder’s, Yvette Rose’s philosophy based on the concept of RADICAL BALANCE. In Yvette’s words, “You can still have chips and a cocktail if you eat your greens and move your body. Treat your body like an investment and it will reward you greatly.”
“WHY WE LOVE IT: We needed to make something sweet yet beneficial to your body as you explore the idea of juice cleansing. Filled with anti-oxidents, this juice is great as a morning “healthy option” drink. A smoothie filled with berries, greens, chia seeds and of course our signature Joulebody Cleanse Mixture. Our juices are different because they are infused with herbs like turmeric and cayenne as well as blended seeds and whole food veggies, for a full balanced liquidized meal!
A great meal replacement in the AM to help start your day with the right nutrients
Blueberries and strawberries research studies show improved antioxidant defenses in body systems
A University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center study in mice showed that the polyphenols found in blueberries can break down belly fat
Leafy greens are full of vitamins, minerals, and disease-fighting nutrients.
Leafy greens are rich in fiber, an important nutrient for weight loss because it keeps you feeling full and helps control your hunger
Add in the chia, flax, hemp, sunflower, and pumpkin seeds and get even more fiber and protein the body needs to help remove toxins in the body
WHAT’S INCLUDED: 16oz of Juice
HOW IT’S PACKAGED: PET, BPA Free plant based plastic bottles
GOOD FOR: Antioxidants is what we need if we want to fight any kind of disease. These ingredients are said to be filled with just that so drink up!”
“WHY WE LOVE IT: Drink up! With our signature juice. Made with a combination of Turmeric, Cayenne, Mint, lemon, Grapefruit, and maple syrup our version of the “Master Cleanse” is sure to have you feeling like you just took an energy shot. Great to drink whether you are cleansing or not.
A strong antioxidant, lemon juice is also a mild diuretic so by adding lemons to your water it can help support your liver and kidneys in their natural job of flushing out toxins
Lemon juice contains high levels of potassium and vitamin C
Cayenne has “capsaicin”, which has been proven effective against pain.
According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, can be used to relieve pain, for psoriasis, and weight loss
WHAT’S INCLUDED: 16oz of Juice
HOW IT’S PACKAGED: PET, BPA Free plant based plastic bottles
GOOD FOR: ZING! Right to your blood. A little bit of cayenne, a little natural sweetener and a whole lot of vitamins to suppress your appetite while replenishing the body.”
“WHY WE LOVE IT: Our detox meal replacement bars have enough calories to replace a meal, ton’s of fiber and natural plant based protein. All ingredients we’ve chosen in our meal replacement bars help supplement a healthy, anti-inflammatory, and weight loss regime. All of these ingredients have been studied by innovative doctors and said to help our bodies heal at the cellular level. Now has 1 year shelf life. Flavors are robust because we don’t use preservatives – ALL NATURAL
WHAT’S INCLUDED: 6 Ginger Bars
HOW IT’S PACKAGED: Joulebody Bar Box
GOOD FOR: Ginger has been scientifically studied to help lose excess weight. Also help regenerate radiant skin with the anti-inflammatory ingredients of cayenne and turmeric.
No Wheat. No Gluten. Vegan. All Natural.
INGREDIENTS: buckwheat Flour, goji berries, chia seeds, flax seeds, Joulebody Cleanse Mix, Himalayan salt, organic raw sugar, ginger, brown rice syrup, maple syrup, coconut oil, water.”
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My interaction with Joulebody has been so pleasant–I’m inspired by the founder’s story (Yvette) and the generous woman I’ve communicated with (Yelena) has been very kind and helpful. I also love the mantra and ideals behind JouleBody: “Yvette Rose’s philosophy based on the concept of RADICAL BALANCE. In Yvette’s words, “You can still have chips and a cocktail if you eat your greens and move your body. Treat your body like an investment and it will reward you greatly.”
Incredibly complex and unique is how I would describe these juices, bar and gazpacho. There are so many different flavors going on (all of them so healthy and beneficial to wellbeing). Taste-wise, the flavors are a bit robust and are not overly sweet. I have a pretty accepting palette for all sorts of flavors, but I’d imagine some people might find the flavors interesting. For me, I can tolerate the lack of sweetness knowing that it’s better that my body is getting more nutrients, sans the excess sugar. The gazpacho was particularly awesome in taste–I had a hard time not eating the whole batch in one sitting; it’s fresh, zippy, delicious and a great use of fresh veggies and fruit!
For example, the Acai Berry juice contains berries, greens and a variety of fibrous seeds (like chia, hemp, flax and pumpkin) that truly make these juices a complete, balanced meal. The citrus juice is the one of these three that is a bit lighter, and it meant to be more of a true, detoxifying liquid detox, as it contains lemon, grapefruit and the healing benefits of turmeric. All of them make fantastic additions to your diet and can help you to reach optimum health. I am a huge proponent of plants to heal and nourish the body. I love that my beliefs align with JouleBody’s.
In regards to quality, I was told that the ingredients used in JouleBody are “mostly all organic.” This is good to hear, but I wish that was a bit more transparent on the labeling if that’s the case. As a consumer, transparency is refreshing and I love when a company states, up front, what you’re about to eat/drink. I appreciate that they use mostly organic ingredients, I’d just like to see that confirmed on the label. I love the BPA free bottling–kudos for that. One more thought on the ingredients; an actual ingredient list for each product was hard to find on the website. If I’m someone buying Joulebody drinks for the first time, I’m going to want to see the full ingredient list, since I won’t have the product in hand.
I’d recommend these products to someone needing a healthy reboot. Since the ingredients are mostly organic, JouleBody is above average int he cleanse & detox department. They also offer programs and full meal programs for those interested in incorporating more than just juice and bars into their detox strategy.