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Nature Provides the Best Colors

by Barlean's on November 25, 2015

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There are countless colors found in our foods today, but not all are natural or even safe to consume. At Barlean’s, we don’t believe you have to use artificial colors or dyes, especially since Mother Nature does such an amazing job on her own. Take, for example, our new Eye Remedy™ Swirl. At first glance the bright orange-red color might seem a bit unnatural, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth.

The Eye Remedy is packed with powerful carotenoids called Lutein, Zeaxanthin and Astaxanthin and those carotenoids are also what give it that amazing color. Trivia fact: most carotenoids are orange or red or both!

So, where do these colorful carotenoids come from? Lutein and Zeaxanthin are sourced from marigold flowers, giving them their vibrant deep orange color. Astaxanthin comes from a unique marine algae that starts out green, but turn red as the Astaxanthin builds up. Once it is super red, this carotenoid-rich algae is harvested. That means all the colors in the Eye Remedy™ are straight from nature and safe to consume with absolutely zero dyes!

Swirl together with the other ingredients and you have a spoonful of omega-3s and antioxidants to support your beautiful eyes.


Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice….

November 25, 2015

There is just something about pumpkin and the fall. Once the cool, crisp fall breeze hits my face for the first time, all I want is pumpkin in and on everything. My lattes, desserts, pumpkin bread, carved pumpkins on my front porch, salted pumpkin seeds, the list could go on.
It’s Thanksgiving this week and I’ve […]

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Give Your Eyes a Break: 5 Easy Tips

November 19, 2015

Eye Health wasn’t on my radar, other than the annual visits to the eye doctor for more contacts. I think that’s how it goes for different health issues. We don’t really think about them, until we are older or experience them directly. But, being aware of how we live now and taking preventative measures is […]

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The Dark Side of Screen Time

November 3, 2015

Everyday most of us are exposed to Blue Light, in fact YOU are exposed right now. The frequency called Blue Light is part of the ultra-violet spectrum, but unlike the UVA and UVB frequencies, it penetrates much deeper into our eyes—all the way to the area of our retina that is called the macula. This […]

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Spooky Delicious Halloween Treat

October 30, 2015


Two things are inevitable this weekend.  One, we get an extra hour of sleep on Sunday night. And, two, there will be copious amounts of candy around the house. While we can’t deny that a candy bar or two, here and there, is something we all indulge in, we do love finding healthy and festive […]

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Healthy Homemade School Lunch Ideas

September 29, 2015

I can’t believe we are here. My beautiful, witty, helpful, and thoughtful baby is now 5 years old and headed to kindergarten. She’s ready to take on reading, complete art projects, run at recess with her new friends, and come home to tell me all about it. As her proud Mommy I can tell you […]

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Headed off to college? Don’t leave your health behind.

September 21, 2015

Stock your mini-fridge with these products to support your health
The few weeks before moving into the dorms or heading back to college can be an extremely busy time full of running errands, saying your goodbyes and embracing for an exciting new adventure! What’s on your packing list? Sheets for the twin bed? Check ✓ Laundry […]

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Feeling Hangry? Not to worry. Barlean’s Snack Ideas to the Rescue!

August 26, 2015

Snacking usually happens on the go, mostly when we are unprepared. We all know that feeling between meals and you’ve got a craving. Do you run for the Doritos bag or do you whip up a healthy snack? It’s not an easy task standing up to the cravings and avoiding the processed snacks packed with […]

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Running, Nutrition and Coconut Oil

August 17, 2015

We are excited to highlight one of our brand ambassadors Dylan Bowman. He began as an ultra runner in 2008 and is a top competitor on the North American racing circuit. We hope you leave as inspired as we did!
I spent a lot of time running. Like an obnoxious, borderline excessive amount of time. It […]

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Your Barlean’s Go-To Guide for Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Summer Hacks

August 4, 2015

There’s a lot to think about when packing for fun adventures during the summer. From the swim suit to the tent to the cooler to the marshmallows for roasting, you have a lot to remember. There is just one more item you won’t want to forget to pack this summer. It’s coconut oil and here’s […]

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