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  • A Letter from Our Founder

    A Letter from Our Founder

    Hello to you, my Body Complete Rx Family–I hope this message finds you and your families healthy and well during these unprecedented times. Things have been shifting quite a bit in our office, but it remains our first priority to support you with healthy resources and encouragement through our newsletter, social feeds, blog, and beyond.In the spirit of staying connected and keeping it real, I wanted to take a moment to share a peek behind the scenes here at BCRX with a glimpse into my own life. Like many of you, I too am managing this new normal that requires...

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  • COVID-19 UPDATE

    MESSAGE FROM THE CEO To our BCRX Family, I wanted to personally connect with you. I know that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is a major concern for everyone. I wanted to share with you what we are doing to ensure the health and safety of our staff and customers.Our corporate office staff and our customer service team are teleworking. The warehouse team is operating with a small staff to ensure minimum crowd exposure. We are reminding all of our employees to take appropriate preventative hygiene methods in order to minimize the potential risk of infections.We are not currently experiencing any delays...

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  • WHAT ACAI BOWLS TAUGHT US ABOUT HEALTHY EATING

    WHAT ACAI BOWLS TAUGHT US ABOUT HEALTHY EATING

    Here’s something you may not know about açai bowls: they’re not actually, that healthy. In fact, the only thing they’re helping with is some unwanted caloric intake. Açai bowls are full of fruit, fruit is full of sugar—

    A single açai bowl can boast a whopping 50g of sugar (about, 12 packets of sugar) per bowl. Yes, you can have too much of a good thing. 

    Crafted with more sugar than you need in a day and a hefty price tag. You may be tempted to write it off as another health food gimmick, and while it may not be that healthy açai berry bowls are relevant.  

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  • Weight Loss Myths that Pack on the Pounds

    Weight Loss Myths that Pack on the Pounds

    Trying to lose weight? 24/7 Our team consulted several nutritionists and fitness trainers to identify at least 28 myths about weight loss that can result in weight gain. Scroll through to learn more. 1. Exercise is enoughIt's hard for some people to accept that they have to work out to lose weight, but it's equally hard to convince those who think exercise is all it takes to lose weight that exercise is a relatively small part in weight loss. "In reality, it's more like 80% nutrition and 20% exercise," Susan Fink, a personal trainer in Los Angeles, said. People underestimate how...

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  • 12 High-Protein, Low-Carb Foods to Help You Lose Weight

    12 High-Protein, Low-Carb Foods to Help You Lose Weight

    High-protein, low-carb foods have become popular, thanks to trendy diets like ketogenic, paleo, and Atkin’s. And the reason why this type of diet—eating foods higher in one macronutrient and lower in another—works for some people comes down to the fullness factor. “Typically, protein-rich foods take longer to digest,” says Kristen Smith, RD, an Atlanta-based dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “So increasing your consumption of protein-rich foods, increases satiety, and can, therefore, aid in weight-loss because you can become more satisfied by eating less food.” Also, by eating fewer carbs, your body can learn to burn...

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  • WHAT DO LABEL EXPIRATION DATES REALLY MEAN?

    WHAT DO LABEL EXPIRATION DATES REALLY MEAN?

    Recently our school participated in a fundraiser to sell salsa. Imagine our frustration when we received the shipment and dozens of jars of salsa had “Best Used By” dates that expired a month before!
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