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Sunfood Organic & Raw Superfoods Review

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Sunfood Superfoods

Overall Rating: 5 Stars

About Sunfood:

The Sunfood Story
Years ago, a group of health minded individuals noticed an alarming trend in their towns and communities. They saw friends and family eating and drinking dead, processed foods full of chemicals. They knew that this was the path to obesity and disease, ultimately leading to western medicine’s suppression of symptoms with drugs and scalpels.  This is not true healing.

Sunfood was born from their desire to create an alternative path to health.  We believe that the secrets to health, energy and long life are found in nature through diet and nutrition.  Building upon the wisdom of traditional and modern natural healing methods from all over the world, we are here to share powerful information and superfoods that help people heal and rejuvenate themselves naturally.

It is our quest to find the most nutrient dense, raw, organic, Non-GMO superfoods on the planet.  Our search to uncover ancient and modern healing knowledge lost to our society has taken us all over the world, from the tropical regions of South America to the high mountains of Tibet.

Our family-operated business is located in San Diego, where we prepare superfoods in our certified organic facility and package them for you with care.  We are passionate about empowering our Sunfood family through education, from our superfood specialists on the phones, to our newsletters filled with the latest health information, to recipes made with love from our kitchen to yours.

Our Mission
At Sunfood we are on a quest to help you discover the healing, energy and longevity power within you.  We do this through education and the most nutrient dense, raw, organic, Non-GMO superfoods on the planet.”

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My Thoughts:

Sunfood is amongst my very tippy top favorite superfood brands! The quality of their expansive range of products is far superior to most that you will see on shelves. To insure that I’m ingesting superfoods with the utmost nutrient content, I aim to always eat raw superfoods. Also, to insure that I’m minimizing my pesticide exposure and am effectively dodging GMOs, I aim to always eat organic superfoods. Sunfood meets BOTH of those specs.

Of this bunch of samples, I enjoyed the Sun is Shining Green Superfood & the Superfood Smoothie Mix the most. I look to greens in my diet to provide me a large amount of the vital trace minerals that my body requires to operate at its maximum capability. I love the portability of these powdered greens; I add them to my morning smoothie and even take them with me on-the-go for a quick green drink on-the-fly. The superfood smoothie mix I value for the range of superfoods that it allows me to consume at once–this dense concoction includes the powder form of goji, maqui, camu camu, maca, acai, cacao, lucuma and brown rice protein to make them all more readily digestible & to make the drink more satisfying. It tastes unique & delicious–you really get to appreciate all the flavors of these powerful superfruits. For an added boost of protein (which I like to do in the mornings), I add the Raw Vanilla Brown Rice Protein & love the pure taste of it. Though the superfood smoothie mix already contains a small amount of acai powder, I added the pure Acai Powder to my smoothies (because I had it on hand!) and found that it served as an extra ka-pow of revitalizing power to my drink (as well as a beautiful & vibrant color!) Acai is so rich in antioxidants and nourishing vitamins thatI consider it an excellent beauty food to keep your skin looking dewy, protected and fresh.

I took the Chlorella Tablets as a preworkout energy boost. You can certainly chew these little tablets, but I chose to swallow them with a glass of water. I love the feeling that green energy provides. It’s real, it’s sustained & there are by no means any negative side effects–just pure goodness and an uplifting feeling.

There is so much information out there about superfoods, their benefits and so on. What I can say from personal experience is that incorporating superfoods into my daily nutrition routine is the single best thing I’ve ever done for my health. The quality and impact of superfoods compared to taking a multi-vitamin pill is a joke, in that there’s no comparison. Raw, organic superfoods will provide your body with real, recognizable fuel that will take good care of your body from the inside out. Also, many ailments are a result of a nutrient deficiency. Superfoods combat both malabsorption issues & nutrient deficiency as they normalize your internal pH, making it more alkaline, as well as giving your system a healthy shock of nutrients.

Go superfood yourself!!

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Fitfluential Puma Campaign Review

The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of PUMA Fitness.

PUMA Fitness

Overall Rating: 5 Stars

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Fashion Comfort Look:

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Gym Loose Tank Top

About: 

-Loose Fit

-Sweat-wicking fabric

-Scoop Neckline

-Back cutout detailing

My Thoughts:

This top is beautiful–from the cut to the pattern and transparency of the fabric. It fit loosely, yet is feminine in that the fabric is see-through. I love the design. It’s the ideal, breathable running tank that could also be worn around town as a fun and unique tank top during warmer temps.

Studio Capsule Pants

About:

-Relaxed fit

-Moisture-wicking

-Wide elastic band

-drawstring

My Thoughts:

What a unique, comfortable, yet chic pair of sweatpants. I love the cute take on lounge sweatpants. They are tight enough around the bum and legs that they do not feel too frumpy on me. I see them as a fashionable twist on my cooler-temp sweatpants workout and hanging-out routine.

Narita V2 Shoes

About:

-Lightweight

-Mesh upper with synthetic suede overlays

-Breathable sockliner

My Thoughts:

When I first saw these shoes, I thought: throwback. I love the retro look and color contrast on these shoes. I wore these a few days ago while kicking the soccer ball around at the park with my family. They are perfect for kicking a soccer ball. They’re low profile, Simple with a flat platform where the laces are. Outside of soccer ball kicking, I find them as a comfortable sneaker to wear with sweatpants or jeans.

Performance Look:

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Gym Tank 3

About:

-Inner bra support

-Fitted; feminine silhouette

-Criss-cross back strap

-Sweat-wicking

My Thoughts:

I love the color of this form-fitting tank. It covers enough so that I feel comfortable exercising without having to be cautious. It’s also flattering, I feel, and would complement a range of body types. The inner bra support is a nice detail. I prefer to still wear a sports bra underneath–though it could be worn without one during low-intensity performance activities.

Gym 3/4 Length Tights

About:

-Unique patterning

-Flattering fit

-Drawstring waist

-Capri Length

My Thoughts:

These capris fit like a dream. They are comfortable at the waist–having the adjustable drawstring option is nice for water weight fluctuation. The material feels seamless and is ideal for optimizing performance and feel on long distance runs.

Mobium XT Shoe

About:

-Lightweight

-Breathable

-Rubber outsole

-Allows feet to move and expand freely

My Thoughts:

Love at first sight with the color of these shoes. I love how vibrant they are. They are very cushy and comfortable. I normally run in semi-minimalist shoes–thus, these shoes aren’t my pick for running. However, I enjoy wearing these shoes for performance during cross-training activities like hiking, weight lifting and doing plyometrics.

 

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My Favorite Post-Workout Recipe

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(topped with my Lemon Poppyseed protein cookie)

After a long, exhausting workout or run, my body craves replenishment. If you’re anything like me, my hunger doesn’t set in until at least 30 minutes after my workout concludes. Therefore, right after finishing my workout, my body needs primarily hydration with a kick of nutrients–nothing super heavy. I throw these ingredients into a blender for the perfect post-workout smoothie:

-2 Cups of filtered water (I filter my water with a Berkey filter)

-1 Tablespoon of spirulina (a robust, nutrient dense powdered sea plant)

-1/2 scoop of vanilla protein (I use Jay Robb’s vanilla protein)

-1/2 cup of fresh or frozen pineapple (pineapple contains enzymes that minimize bruising and aid in recovery)

Blend, enjoy, replenish!

Moom Organic Hair Removal Review

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Moom Organic Hair Removal

Overall Rating: 4 Stars

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Moom Hair Removal Kit with Tea Tree Oil

Moom’s Description:

“Sweet Natural Alternative to Shaving and Waxing.

This kit includes all you need for a surprisingly refreshing hair removal!

  • 6 oz. (170 g) 100% Natural Hair Remover
  • 18 washable, reusable Fabric Strips
  • 4 wooden applicators

Moom® is chosen by women around the world, who are enthusiastic about natural, herbal skin care.  This revolutionary product offers the benefits of long term depilation, diminishes the pain and eliminates the discomfort of waxing and other methods.  Moom® has taken the ancient art of sugaring and revolutionized it.  Adding only the highest quality beneficial ingredients and using fabric strips, makes the process cleaner and more effective.

Moom® does not damage the skin, thus no need for after treatment lotions to repair the skin.  In fact, Moom® leaves your skin softer, healthier and younger looking naturally.  Moom®’s exclusive formula gently removes the hair from the root, leaving your skin hair free and silky smooth for up to 8 weeks.  This unique product stands alone as the gentlest, the most effective and the most pleasant long term hair remover.

  • The one made by a mother for her daughters.
  • Virtually painless, because of the precise adhesion level of Moom®.
  • Regrowth is sparser and hair finer, reduces hair removal frequency.
  • The original 100% natural, contains only Sugar, Water, Lemon Juice, Chamomile and Tea Tree Oil.
  • As simple as 1, 2, 3.  Spread on skin.  Rub fabric strip.  Pull off.
  • Washable, reusable polycotton strips for face and body last for years.
  • Strong enough for the most stubborn hair, yet gentle enough for the most sensitive area.
  • Can be used for legs, face, bikini area, underarms and whole body.
  • Water soluble – simply rinse with warm water.
  • No animal testing.
  • Unconditionally guaranteed.

Ingredients:

Sugar, Lemon, Chamomile, Water, Tea Tree Oil.”

My Description & Thoughts:

Love the simplicity of the ingredient this. This just goes to show that great products do not have to be complicated.

This sugar based “wax” works very well is is very effective is removing hair from area that the mixture is applied to. The fact that the residue can be washed off with warm water is great. Often times, the clean up is time intensive–but not in this case.

The reusable strips increase the longevity of using this product and show that Moom values making “green” products.

After evaluating the eyebrow mixture’s ingredients, I see that Moom is capable of making high-quality, completely organic hair removal mixtures. My only wish for improvement regards just that. Having this body sugar mixture 100% organic is desirable.

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Moom Eyebrow Shaping Kit

Moom’s Description:

“MOOM Organic Eyebrow Shaping Kit is specifically designed for the delicate areas of the face. You will achieve long-lasting and salon results in the comfort and privacy of your home. MOOM Organic Eyebrow Hair Remover comes in an easy to use tube with precision tip that allows you control and ease of application.

  • USDA Certified Organic
  • Gently removes hair with its root, leaving you hair free for weeks.
  • Effective on fine as well as coarser hairs
  • Ideal for the delicate area of the face
  • Water-soluble
  • Fabric Strips are washable and reusable
  • Pampers your skin while shaping your eyebrows. No need for pre/post treatment lotions.
  • Contains only pure, gentle and Certified Organic ingredients

Ingredients:

  • Organic Sugar Cane
  • Organic Chamomile Tea
  • Organic Lemon Juice
  • Organic Tea Tree Oil
  • and Organic Pomegranate Oil.”

My Description & Thoughts:

Moom is one of the few organic hair remover brands that I have been thoroughly impressed with. They have every facet covered: great ingredients, effective products, portability and fantastic customer service.

This eyebrow kit is nothing short of stellar. It is comprised ENTIRELY of organic ingredients, is highly effective in removing my eyebrow hair, and is the perfect size to toss into your travel bag. This product is an absolute dream for an organic beauty enthusiast to find.

This product could not be better. It is my go-to for facial hair removal. (Hint: you certainly can use this for other areas on your face, if needed!)

*These complimentary products have been generously provided to me for the purpose of trying them in order to write a review on my experience.