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1. Scary Good
Halloween candy gets a healthy—and allergen-friendly—makeover with Enjoy Life Chocolate Minis. It’s hard to believe that these rich, chocolatey treats are made without dairy, nuts, eggs, or gluten. These adorable, bite-size candies are made with simple ingredients, including unsweetened chocolate, cane sugar, and cocoa butter. Pick from four varieties: Dark Chocolate, Rice milk Chocolate, Rice milk Crunch Chocolate (our favorite!), and a Variety Pack.
2. Hair Refresh
Thanks to a custom blend of botanical oils and vitamins, including Pro-Vitamin B and keratin, Desert Essence Anti-Breakage Shampoo, Conditioner, and Hair Mask set the bar high when it comes to delivering stronger, soft, and ultra-shiny hair. This trio is part of the company’s Professional line, so it’s on a par with salon hair products. Studies done on the products showed that they reduced hair breakage by 61 percent.
3. Greener Pastures
With so many “greens” powders on the market, deciding which one to buy is challenging, to say the least. Enter Natural Factors Whole Earth & Sea 100% Fermented Organic Greens. Jammed with nutrients, this stevia-sweetened green supplement boasts fermented grasses, which are easier to digest, as well as fruits, vegetables, and micronized medicinal mushrooms for immune health, energy, and detoxification. Everything is harvested from Natural Factors’ farms and is certified organic and non-GMO. Choose from Organic Chocolate, Organic Tropical, and Unflavored.
4. Meet Monk Fruit
If you’ve never tried monk fruit, you’re in for a sweet treat. We like NOW Real Food Organic Monk Fruit. It’s a calorie-free sweetener that’s up to 200 times sweeter than sugar. Also known as Luo Han Guo, monk fruit has a low glycemic impact, and perhaps best of all, little to no aftertaste. This liquid version tastes especially great in beverages, including coffee and tea. It’s also non-GMO, vegan, and gluten-free. Monk fruit comes from a gourd-like fruit common in Southeast Asia.
5. Feed Your Eyes
Protect your precious peepers with Quantum Health Eye Health supplements. Developed by noted vision expert Dr. James Stringham, this new line targets three areas of eye health: Macula 30+, with lutein, zeaxanthin, omega-3s, zinc, and vitamins C and E to protect eyes as you age; Digital Blue, with lutein, zeaxanthin, curcumin, omega-3s, and vitamins C and E to help eyes filter blue light from digital devices; and See Lutein, with lutein, zeaxanthin, and vitamins C and E for overall eye health support.