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Give your kids the best with Omega-3 and Vitamin D3! This 100% kid-approved Sea-licious® Cotton Candy flavour is made using a steam-distillation process that captures the essence of burnt sugar. This chemical-free process draws out the fragrant, sweet molecules without any sugar residue. This is the last week to enter our Big Food for Growing Brains contest! Head on back to our contest post for more info!

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#DYK A child’s neurological connections and pathways are laid down by age 3, but the brain cell development remains a work in progress until late adolescence. Throughout those critical years of development, omega-3 fatty acids are important nutrients to feed brain function! Have you entered our Big Food for Growing Brains contest yet? Head on over to our contest post to enter!

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Get your morning started with some liquid sunshine! Have you entered our Big Food for Growing Brains giveaway? Enter in our previous post!

2 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
½ cup raspberries
1 banana
½ tsp vanilla
1 tsp honey
2 Tbsp yogurt
1 Tbsp hemp seeds
A spoonful of Sea-licious® Kids
Ice cubes

Blend and enjoy!

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⭐⭐Contest Alert ⭐⭐
Whether your little one is headed back to the classroom this fall or learning from home, Sea-licious has them covered with some fun back-to-school goodies including a Herschel backpack, notebooks, and Crayola pens and pencils. All you have to do to enter is follow Sea-licious, like this post, and tell us in the comments what your child wants to be when they grow up!

See contest rules at link in bio.
Contest closes September 4, 2020

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A summer treat that's nourishing and delicious? Sign us up! Check out this recipe from our founder @karlenekarst

Maple Strawberry & Cream Popsicles
Makes 10 popsicles

1 lb strawberries, hulled and halved
5 Tbsp maple syrup
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 to 2 Tbsp Sea-licious Natural Maple Flavour
1 ½ cups coconut milk
1 ½ tsp vanilla extract

In a medium saucepan stir together strawberries and 3 tablespoons maple syrup over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until soft and have released some juice, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice. Set aside and allow cool to room temperature.

Meanwhile, in a bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together coconut milk, remaining 2 tablespoons maple syrup and vanilla extract.

Once strawberry mixture has cooled, stir in Sea-licious Natural Maple Flavour before mashing mixture with a potato masher or a fork. Mixture should be well combined but still a bit chunky, with small bits of fruit throughout.

Spoon a tablespoon of strawberry mixture into bottom of popsicle molds. Top with some of the cream mixture and continue layering until molds are evenly filled. Freeze for 30 minutes before placing a popsicle stick in center of each mold. Continue freezing popsicles until set, at least 4 hours. Unmold popsicles and enjoy.

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A women's demand for omega-3 DHA increases significantly during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Sea-licious Belly to Baby Prenatal is gentle on the stomach while being safe and effective. Loaded with omega-3 DHA, vitamin D3, clinical ginger root extract (to help relieve nausea, upset stomach and indigestion during pregnancy) and astaxanthin, this unique formula is essential for the growth and development of your baby while providing support for moms.

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My Story

As a nutritionist, I have seen many concepts about food and nutrition come and go. Above all, fats have been the most misunderstood, criticized, and challenged. When I was studying nutrition in the mid-1990s, fat was evil: saturated fat caused heart disease, coconut oil would increase your cholesterol, and butter would clog your arteries. As a young, and inexperienced student of nutrition, I followed this diet trend quite seriously, eating low-fat or fat-free everything, but instead a plethora of carbohydrates; I can honestly say I was never more unhealthy than I was at that time in my life.

In my early twenties I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called mixed connective tissue disease that presents as a combination of lupus-like and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, which left me fatigued and feeling pretty awful. The rheumatologist’s prescription was a drug called Plaquenil, and I spent more time visiting specialists in an effort to be proactive and avoid all the negative side-effects from the drug, such as lung, kidney, and vision problems.I was also an avid Advil user, but the side effects are varied and can be quite serious.

The gift from the pain was that my autoimmune disease led me down a phenomenal path of healing with nature and food. I started to research natural anti-inflammatory ingredients and came across some amazing research on borage oil, which is rich in GLA, an anti-inflammatory omega-6 fatty acid.

This was the first dietary supplement I ever used, and almost fifteen years later, I am still using it daily. I also include 3,000 mg of omega-3 from Sea-licious fish oil, probiotics, vitamin D, B vitamins, curcumin, and greens. All of these nutrients, along with regular physical activity, have greatly helped manage the pain and inflammation that comes with an autoimmune disease, not to mention numerous other benefits for my skin, hair, nails, and hormones.

My journey has also been one of many food and lifestyle changes over the years, from decreasing sugar in my diet and focusing on more fiber and whole foods to increasing protein and omega-3s from fish. I believe all of these changes together allow me to be the person of health that I am today.

I have experience firsthand, what an incredible turn around in healing, my body experienced as a result of incorporating healthy fats from fish and plant oils. My love for healthy omega oils has continued to grow and lead me to researching, studying, writing, formulating and developing Sea-licious and other omega oils.

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