MegaFood – Fresh from Farm to Powder

I am reviewing a product offered for review to me by Momsmeet, a company that lets us review Better- for-you-Products.

Today I am reviewing MegaFood a Hew Hampshire company that uses family-owned farms real food to make a difference. They believe connecting, having real relationships with the farmers that produce the food they use.  The take to time to know the farmers and the land that the products are being grown!  MegaFood has been around sense 1973 winning awards for their supplements. Their are a pioneer in the natural products industry, manufacturing thirty-six different innovative FoodState Nutrients.  They have a proprietary Slo-Food Process a nine step process to bring their customers a pure fresh innovative vitamins and minerals from scratch all at home in New Hampshire.

The scientific Slo-Food  Process™ is a nine step journey from farm to your home.

Step one Relationship –  building relationships with the farmers that grow the natural produce they use.

Step two Picking – making sure that the right ingredients from family-owned farms. MegaFood™ buys over a half million pounds of fresh produce each year. These products are delivered directly to MegaFood, no third party manipulation!

Step three Grind -MegaFoodlikes to turn the massive amount of ingredients into a product that looks and has the texture comparative to Italian ice.  They accomplish this by taking whole fruits and vegetables then Smushing, Squishing and Smashing each product until it meets the right consistency. This scientific Slo-Food Process makes the food taste better as it should, because instead of the easy route of mass produced mega farms with who knows what going on the plants and in the ground it is real food from farms they are Real Friends with!

Step four Transform – This is where they take the Italian Ice looking real food tasty pulp and move it through a series of containers, tanks ( they actually have a video on their website where you can watch this process yourself) adding additional vitamins to better the final product for your kids! This process of integrating vitamins increases the potency of the powder thus allowing your body to absorb the product. Children’s as well as adult bodies recognizes real whole foods and is super fresh nutrients , thus able to readily absorb them.  Our bodies are happy to absorb natural ingredients and whole foods!

Step five Dry -They take a gentle and cool approach to drying the vegetables with their Refractance Window Drying™** technology carefully dries the squished fruits and veggies to the exact point of dehydration (no more, no less) while preserving all of the nutrients, colors, and aromas of the fresh produce. This allows them to preserve the items exactly if they are drying carrots then when the process is done all that’s left is dried carrots.

Step Six Tumble – This is the step MegaFoods uses to turn there dried produce into the Powder used in  the supplements.

Step seven Press -MegaFood uses a tablet presser in what they call their “magic treehouse” A real treehouse  They even let you watch this part of the process anytime you want.  It is a great to know a company is doing such a proper job in taking care with their product that they give you live access!  Watch our live cams 24/7 →

Step eight Seal – With MegaFoods other supplements such as vitamins this is where they take care to collect the proper amount and place them into the containers we know and love with an amber hue and seal them with care.

The final Step nine  Ensure – They use a hard working they call MegaWork quality assurance department  do what they do best, ensure quality. This is a process taken very very seriously.  This allows MegaFoods to guarantee their products are made with in a way that makes them a pioneer in the Natural products industry!

With MegaFoods Fresh From Farm to Powder Supplements be it the Kids Daily Multi, Kids Daily Immune or the Kids B-Centered are bodies naturally need and crave this real food!  How great is that!  We all know that getting our children the right amount of healthy fruits and vegetables as well as vitamins can be a full time job in itself.  MegaFood takes their partnership with Kauai Organic Farms, Lundberg Family Farms and Uncle Matt’s Organic to create these Mom approved, Kid friendly powders that are easily slipped into this that and the other drink at any meal or snack and Pow!  the job of making sure our children have the right amount of natural healthy intake a win win situation!

When MegaFoods partnered up with these family-Owned harms they did it to make the process of getting the essential vitamins and nutrients into kids without hassle.  These are Kid friendly powders that are easier to swallow than any other kid supplement on the market! It works for those who have a hard time swallowing for any reason and who are not ready or unable to swallow a pill form multi-vitamin.

A few tid bits about the three supplements I was able to sample – I have to say each was well enjoyed and even asked for – the Kids Daily B Centered, really did the job at keeping my kids focused and having a great sense of calm well being! It takes 236 hours for one batch of their from scratch farm fresh whole foods supplements!

Kids Daily Multi – This powder is made with 23 vitamins and minerals that are essential per serving containing Organic turmeric, carrots and fresh fruit!  All promoting healthy development!

Kids Daily Immune – Strengthens their immune system year round! This with the help of Uncle Matt’s Organic Farms echinacea and elderberries!

Kids Daily B Centered – This is to help with support daily  mental focus, sense of calmness and cognitive function. This supplement contains organic brown rice from the Lunberg Family farms. The formula of the Daily B-Centered has a full spectrum of FoodSafe B- Vitamins blended together to support healthy energy as well as physical levels.

My children found that regardless of which supplement I introduced, in juice mainly as “Tasty”.  “Mom are you sure you put something in here, it tastes like normal Orange Juice”. These simple statements and the way I could see my children become happier and healthier  let me know not only did I find a product that actually does what is intended, but that their little bodies were absorbing the vitamins and nutrients better than when we tried other multivitamins in powder or chewable form.

We started using the MegaFoods supplements as soon as I received my kit, we avoided the early fall colds, when all around us people did not.  I found that MegaFood Supplements were the perfect answer to how do I get the right meal put together three times a day that will give my growing children the natural Fruits, Veggies, Vitamins and Minerals they needed.  I would and have recommended these products to several moms who like me want their children to grow up healthy, healthy, healthy!  It is great knowing that all MegaFood supplements are gluten, dairy, soy, herbicide and pesticide free! Not just that they test them to make sure this is a true statement not just a item to place on a logo. There are no sweeteners they are not needed!  No flavorings, coloring or preservatives – to me as a mom that is a huge advantage and something I look for in my children’s products! The product claims no stomach upset and that in our case turned out also to be factual, Joy!

Hope you enjoyed this review – Full of MamaDoveOnABox’s personal Opinions🙂

I received this product for free from Moms Meet (momsmeet.com), May Media Group LLC, who received it directly from the manufacturer. As a Moms Meet blogger, I agree to use this product and post my honest opinion on my blog. The opinions posted are my own.

A Review of Himalaya Botanique Toothpaste

I am so excited to get the opportunity to share with you about a product line that s roots are unbelievable!  Get ready to rethink What, How and Why you use the toothpaste you currently use.  Today you get the chance to make a decision that will improve your oral health and it will also be helping support the very planet we have the pleasure of taking care of! Here we go – A new way to think about your Toothpaste experience!

I was so excited to receive my MomsMeet Himalaya kit!  I received six 5.29 oz types of toothpaste.  Himalaya has a full line of toothpastes that include; Whitening Complete Care Simply Peppermint, Whitening Complete Care Simply Mint, Complete Care Simply Peppermint, Simply Mint, Simply Cinnamon, Simply Spearmint, Original Neem and Pomegranate. The containers each of the toothpastes come in are recycled corrugated cardboard, really cool packaging!  As well as the paper that lines the toothpaste box is made with 100% recycled material and printed with Soy based inks.  Each box informs the consumer to store the toothpaste at room temperature, it includes the manufacturing licence number, batch number and a best before date. The Himalaya toothpastes are a product of India, and are manufactured by the Himalaya Drug Company in Makali, Bangalore India.

I chose to start with the Whitening Complete Care Simply Peppermint toothpaste.  My kits toothpastes best before dates are 2018, which is great seeing as I don’t have to worry my next toothpaste will expire before I get a chance to open up my next tube! The texture of the toothpaste is a perfect blend of not to runny and not stiff as glue.  I am able to squeeze the perfect amount on to your brush and you can do so with slight pressure.  You don’t have to worry about squeezing and having toothpaste everywhere or worse fighting with the tube and working out your hand muscles just to get the desired amount of toothpaste on your brush. I like a little more than a pea sized for my brushing experience, I am able to turn my brush upside down, say while turning on the faucet or replacing the cap without any product falling onto the counter, sink or heaven forbid your clothes!

The Himalaya Botanique Complete Care Toothpastes use a unique blend of ingredients that leave your mouth clean and healthy.  They blend the Neem leaf which has been a staple in cleaning houses forever.  The Neem leaf works to keep the mouth clean, and it does just that, my mouth feels invigorated during and after my brushing routine.  Himalaya uses Triphala to clean your teeth and giving you a radiant smile.  Triphala was new to me and I have learned that is is a natural detoxifying formula in ancient Ayurveda.  Ayurveda is a type of complementary and alternative medicine that originated in India.  It is made up of three myrobalan fruits, myrobalan referring to several unrelated fruit-bearing plant species in South Asia (India).   Himalaya uses Pomegranate as an astringent in their toothpaste – How cool is that, Eco-friendly fruit that is SOOO good for you.  As the use it as an astringent it actually helps your gums by tightening the tissues which makes your gums look radiant and healthy!  By far this toothpaste sampling experience has been one that has changed my opinion on toothpaste and the way I look at products that say they are Eco-friendly.  Himalaya has put together a product in which each ingredient is needed for a specific reason, and those reasons are Natural, Healthy and has USDA organic pure herbs.  Their are a family owned company since 1930.  Their use of a sweetener that is not sugar is another reason I feel in love with this product line!  They use Xylitol which has been studied clinically to support good Oral Hygiene – You don’t see that on many sweeteners! That makes Himalaya Botanique a company that’s toothpaste contains Neem leaf  a age old hardworking cleaner, Xylitol a tooth-friendly sweeter, A natural fruit Astringent to keep those gums looking great with Pomegranate, as well as a detoxing formula that comes from a 5,000 year old alternative medical system that believes that the journey back to wholeness begins with nurturing the capacity for joy!!  A little something special for Himalaya Botanique’s Whitening Complete Care Toothpastes, they have two Simply Peppermint and Simply Mint both have additional ingredients to help remove surface stains. The combination is that of of Papain and Bromelain. Bromelain is a mixture of enzymes found in pineapples and Papain is a powerful digestive enzyme commonly found and extracted from the papaya fruit.  What a great way to use what is natural to help us remove the stains we gather on our teeth during the day from our mostly un-natural products!

Himalaya Herbal Healthcare offers a full line of herbal formulations for body care products.  I tried this product with the assumption that it would be a healthy toothpaste that would suffice period.  I was wrong.  I have been overwhelmed with how much I enjoy and look forward to my tooth brushing ritual these days!  I have learned that as I continue my tooth-brushing ritual, with Himalaya Toothpaste I am helping my body remove plaque tighten my gums and whiten my smile, just due to the time and effort taken to put together this specific formulation of ingredients.  Knowing that the toothpaste I am using was not just made in order to clean teeth and create a product, rather this is a company that has been family owned since 1930 and has taken the time and financial investment for clinical trials on their products, even the time and energy to use USDA certified Pure herbs.  This company top to bottom has put 5,000 years of natural complementary and practical medicinal knowledge along with real pure organic products to produce a toothpaste that leaves your mouth happy, maintaining whiter teeth, tighter gums and your mouth more Radiant!

Himalaya believes that is wellness is the path to happiness, they must contribute to the wellness of all things: the environment and communities.  They believe in supporting community health, sustainable farming and environmental responsibility.  I believe this company has a bright future, as I recommend Himalaya Toothpaste to everyone!  It is by far a superior product from the packaging to the ingredients!

A few more morsels of information about how YOU can try Himalaya Botanique Complete Care Toothpaste yourself!! It retails for $5.99 and is Gluten, SLS, Fluoride and Carrageenan free!!

Find out more about your new favorite toothpaste online at the following sources!

himalayatoothpaste.com

facebook.com/HimalayaUSA

twitter.com/HimalayaUSA

instagram.com/HimalayaUSA

 

Hope you enjoyed this review – Full of MamaDoveOnABox’s personal Opinions🙂

I received this product for free from Moms Meet (momsmeet.com), May Media Group LLC, who received it directly from the manufacturer. As a Moms Meet blogger, I agree to use this product and post my honest opinion on my blog. The opinions posted are my own.

MomPact and Boogie Wipes Happy non-Holidays #SSGiving Event!

Have you heard about the Happy non-Holidays! going on with Mompact Summer Spirit of Giving Event? Boogie Wipes is sponsoring a number of events to share Peace, Joy and Hope to Moms everywhere! Their was and amazing Twitter party that was held from 1-2 PST or 4 EST on 8/13. It was a great time where there were in-depth discussions about what warms your heart, how to share kindness in ways you might not have thought of before. Ways to get involved in sharing Hope and oh did I mention they gave away Lot’s of PRIZES!! So hop on over to Summer of Giving and see what amazing things have taken place and that are still happening as we speak.  The Twitter party was so well attended that the stream of feed on the twitter-board was faster that the human eye could keep up!!! Go #SSGiving!  I knew that the concept of sharing Kindness, Peace, Hope and Joy is one that is embraced by Mothers everywhere.  Seeing Moms in action tacking the time to share ideas and thoughts about how best to share Hope, Peace and Joy was personally uplifting!!  Wonderful ideas.  Huge thank you to those sponsors who made the Twitter Prizes possible!!  

THANK YOU!!!! 

This is the Summer of Giving ‪#‎SSGiving‬ and it is about so much more than you and I, it is about Hope, Peace and Joy things we might take for granted. Mompact is connected with an amazing amount of sponsors that are joining in the celebration. Take a look at www.mompact.com/summer-spirit-of-giving/angels to see the 40+ sponsors that are providing gifts to Moms out their who need Hope, Peace and Joy! These amazing Business Owners are providing items that were given away during the Twitter party that afternoon! You don’t want to miss the amazing sponsors.  Take a moment just to look at the links to the sponsors, they are some of the most amazing Mom invented product, and products that I can say with all honesty Moms NEED!!   Enjoy the #SSGiving Summer Event and take a moment to check out these amazing sponsors: Boogiewipes, Spin Kindness Kandoo, Amadora Designed Concepts Baby Dipper, BinxyBaby, Boggbag.com SBaby elephant ears, Buglet – Oil Diffusing, All Natural Bug Repellent Slap-Bracelet easy daysies,Smart Seat Chair Covers Buzzy Beer Greetings, @Hatchthings CuddleClothKindnessCreations, Kiddotags.com LunchboxLove, PortaPocket, PsiBands JaqJaq Pumpkinwrap, Padalily, PushPack SandGone SimpleSarongs, Weeurban, Grapple, Parking Pal Magnet QuickSplit, Pello SwimZip, Refresh-a-Baby, Lilly Bit Swimlids Lilywrap, Lily & Momo, ZizzyPala !!

Above All Enjoy the #SSGiving Summer Spirit of Giving Celebration!! Hope to see you during the twelve days of giving – keep entering and being part of the Kindness, Hope Peace and Joy that is spreading from Coast to Coast!

BE PART OF THE #SSGiving HAPPY NON-HOLIDAYS EVENT – It will be rewarding to you and in the eyes of your children!!

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Stampin Up Sheltering Tree Tutorial

Stamp Right Up!

Hiya Stampers!

With the holiday madness coming to a close, I thought I would start the New Year off right and create my second video tutorial.  I knew as soon as I made this card that I wanted to create a video tutorial for it so I could share how great this set is.  I admit, when I first got it I wasn’t in love with it, but as soon as I started tinkering around with the images I quickly changed my mind.

You can find all the measurements for the card stock below, along with the video and a link to my online store where you can pick up any of the supplies you might need to complete this project.

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National Geographic Holiday Book Boutique

What a great idea for this Holiday season – You know how much I love books, well I got to enjoy a many few thanks to Moms Meet! As a member of Moms Meet I had the chance to review the National Geographic Book Boutique program.  This program is a great way to sample some amazing books by National Geographic, enjoy a great discount and increase your families reading choices to include everything from animal chapter books to the 2014 National Geographic Almanac.  The Holiday Book Boutique is a wonderful way to introduce National Geographic.  Not only is National Geographic well-known and respected, the educational opportunities they offer to any and everyone who opens one of their books is without measure.  Children who have not found a love for reading, can open one of these books and become alive with desire to learn more and more about their world.

I highly recommend this program, and with the savings up to 40% on many great books you should consider not only purchasing for you and your family but consider picking up a few gifts for friends and family as well!

The National Geographic books come filled with photos, facts presented in a fun and educational way that offers the education without the feeling of reading a dry school text-book.  These books come alive in the readers hand, letting them explore new concepts and ideas in an age appropriate manner.

When we offer children a balance between “Fun and Education” the outcome is a perfect balance and a lifetime reward.  I love watching my children get excited about books!  After reviewing this program I agree, if you would also like to get your kids excited about reading and learning please check out this program.  It is never to early to start introducing your child to the amazing world of reading and the power of education with National Geographic books.

Take a jump over to www.ngbooks.org/momsmeet to enjoy 40% savings on some amazing books.  My son didn’t put the Almanac down until he read almost every page!  These are some of the best range of titles and the boutique covers a great age range.  I love that every time you buy any National Geographic title it supports conservation efforts, very very cool!

Let me know what great adventures and great facts you learn from this amazing offer – I loved these books!

 

~Jenn

 

I received books from National Geographic Holiday Book Boutique for my honest opinion.  Thank you to Moms Meet for the chance to share my opinion.