Green MustacheGreen Mustache Cold-Pressured Organic Fruit & Veggie Juice Smoothies are vegan and gluten-free, as well as high in antioxidants, omega-3s, and protein (9 g). Smoothies contain no added sugar, concentrates, preservatives or artificial ingredients. Containing two cups of kale and spinach in each smoothie, new flavors include O’Soy Good, Carrot Orange and Tropical Twist.

The CrisperyCrispycakes, made by The Crispery of Virginia, are handmade crispy marshmallow rice treats in a variety of certified gluten-free flavors. Flavors include Toasted Coconut, Plain & Sweet, Chocolate Chip and Drizzled Mini Marshmallow. Cakes are allergy-free,and soft—never hard or sticky, says the company.

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Say “weight management” and most people think exercise and calorie counting. While exercise is essential, is a blanket recommendation to concentrate on low-cal meals outdated?

Riley’s Organics has a full line of USDA Certified Organic, non-GMO dogs treats.  They are made with the finest human grade ingredients with no preservatives, dyes, corn, wheat or soy! They come in four delicious flavors: Peanut Butter & Molasses, Apple, Sweet Potato, and Pumpkin Coconut.

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According to USA Today, the Common Sense Nutritional Disclosure Act passed the House by a vote of 266-144 in February. This act essentially guts a proposed rule by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that would require pizzeria chains, delis and convenience stores to list the calorie content of meals on their menus or prominently displayed menu boards. Instead, grocers and takeout restaurants can merely choose to post calorie content on their website.