We’re on a mission to get healthier, from the inside out. But as always, we want our work to be easy and fast. We’re running out of time, every damn day. We are impatient, and we’re also tired of the same old products that don’t deliver on their promises. It’s time to ban the hype and get ourselves products that walk the walk already.
And we’ve found some that are turning our crank, big time. Meaning you will love them just as much as we do. Because they’re healthy—and they deliver the goods.
7 HEALTHY PRODUCTS YOU NEED IN YOUR LIFE
Neocell Beauty Bursts
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Looks like candy, tastes like candy, works like a teamster on a deadline. These yummy, gourmet soft chews deliver high absorption beauty nutrients like Super Collagen 1 & 3 (the body’s beauty protein), hyaluronic acid (nature’s moisturizer), and Vitamin C (the collagen booster)—stat.
THE DEETS: Available in fruit punch and chocolate mint. Low in sugar, and free of gluten, soy, and artificial flavours. Take 2-4 soft chews daily for at least 1-3 months to see benefits.
SRP – $19.99/60 soft chews
Owl’s Brew Craft Cocktail Mixers
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Get your booze on, guilt-free. These mixers are fresh-brewed from tea and botanicals and are made with only whole, real ingredients. They’re rich in antioxidants and low in calories. Talk about an easy way to impress your guests and serve up super fancy cocktails with almost no effort.
THE DEETS: Pair mixers with a range of spirits. Just to be idiot proof, you’ll find reccos on each bottle. Flavours include Pink and Black (darjeeling tea with hibiscus, strawberry, and lemon); Coco-Lada (black tea with chai spices pineapple, and coconut *OMG*); White and Vine (white tea with watermelon, pomegranate and lemon peel); Wicked Green (green tea with habanero, lemon, and lime).
SRP – varies based on sizes $8.99 – $13.99
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Addicted to those little bags of sugar snap peas? Well, from the same folks at Mann’s, you can now get hooked on whole bowls of delicious freshness. Nourish Bowls are a complete, quick to prepare, low calorie meal kits powered with fresh veggies, grains, and sauce. Heat and eat as is, or hack the bowls with your own ingredients for something really special. Hey, it’s your food.
THE DEETS: Just heat in the microwave and 3-4 minutes later, get your spoon out. Take your pick: Cauli-Rice Curry, Southwest Chipotle, Sesame Sriracha, or Bacon Maple Delight.
SRP – $4.99 each
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Never mind the stink in your car, it’s time to get Zen in traffic, people. You know that diffuser you have in every room in your home—or wish you did? Now you can have one in your car. Gee, this car smells terrific and so does your mood.
THE DEETS: NOW’s Portable USB Ultrasonic Oil Diffuser plugs right in to your car’s USB port, and it fits the car’s beverage holders, so you can get great scent on the go. It’s easy to clean, and all you have to add is tap water and your favourite essential oil. Oh, and breathe, baby.
SRP – Diffuser – $45.00/ Oils – prices vary
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Menopause is a stage in life that all women will go through. But for the 60 to 80% of women affected by hot flashes, this stage is tough. But now there’s Acteane, a new homeopathic medicine for the relief of perimenopause and menopause symptoms we hate, such as hot flashes, night sweats, sleep disorders, headache, irritability and mood swings. No hormones or soy.
THE DEETS: Allow 1 tablet to dissolve in the mouth 2 to 4 times, throughout the day and night, depending on the intensity of the symptoms or as recommended by a health care practitioner. Reduce with improvement and stop as soon as symptoms disappear.
SRP – $24.99/120 tablets
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Where can you find a line of raw, vegan, organic, nut-free, gluten and preservative free products that still taste great? RawFoods’ dressings, dips, spreads, puddings, frosting and bars are craveworthy and healthy.
SRP – $5.99 each
THE DEETS: Check out the creamy, non-dairy dressings, which come in seven raw, vegan, organic styles that boost the immune system. Sea-zar Serenity, Ranch Revival and Glorious Greek are great on salads, pasta, quinoa, wraps, marinades and veggies. Also yummy: velvety smooth, coconut milk-based pudding made with unrefined ingredients. Tantalizing chocolate and mint chocolate flavours are coming soon to stores near you.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Fibre anyone? Oh yes, this stuff is chock full of health benefits, including helping healthy probiotics grow, without any of the drawbacks. It contains just one ingredient; certified organic fibre (inulin), and it dissolves completely in water, your favourite hot or cold drink, even in soft foods. You won’t even know its there!
THE DEETS: Pure-lē Organic’s Certified Organic FIBERrific is 94% pure fibre and requires no additional ingredients to make it palatable. It will not thicken or alter the texture of your favourite foods. Now you have the power to turn virtually any food or drink into a fibre-rich super food, without any effect on taste, aroma or texture.
SRP – $22.05/60 serving container