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Supplier Stories: Justin’s—From a One-Guy Business to a Lunch Box Essential

By Whole Story Editors, August 10, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

In our new Supplier Stories series, we’re featuring our wonderful suppliers! So many of them have special stories, from women entrepreneurs to family farms to mission-driven folks who want to make a difference. Some are local—only available in a couple of stores—while others are growing along with us. Follow along as we share their tales.

Find Justin’s products in all U.S. stores and load the lunch box! Bonus: Justin’s Almond Butters (16 oz) are on sale for $9.99 from August 16 through 22!*

It started with a good idea, a simple food processor and a love for local ingredients. But mostly, it started with a guy named Justin.

In 2004

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The Top 10 Most Popular Types of Supplements

By Allison Burch, August 8, 2017  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

Updated August 8, 2017

 

What Are Supplements?

Supplements are just that — supplements, not replacements. Paired with a healthy diet, they can help keep the body strong and well by focusing on prevention and support. They can also help address specific health needs related to your joints, heart, brain, digestion and more. Research indicates that optimal levels of some nutrients are tough to obtain from diet alone, so…supplements!

The Whole Body sections of our stores have a wide variety of supplement types, so if multivitamins are the only kind that spring to mind, there’s a whole new world to explore.

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Supplier Stories: Brooklyn-Based Rule Breaker Snacks (Select Stores Only)

By Whole Story Editors, August 3, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

In our new Supplier Stories series, we’re featuring our wonderful suppliers! So many of them have special stories, from women entrepreneurs to family farms to mission-driven folks who want to make a difference. Some are local—only available in a couple of stores—while others are growing along with us. Follow along as we share their tales.

As a former health journalist, Brooklyn-based Nancy Kalish had been in wellness circles for years. She knew the drill: eat healthy, get exercise, reduce stress. Trouble was, she had a major sweet tooth. To get her sweet fix, she sought snacks with plant-based ingredients and minimal sugar — things that didn’t leave her pining for junk food

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How to Stretch One Dinner into Multiple Meals

By Whole Story Editors, August 1, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

 Lunch-in-a-Jar: Cherry Pecan Grain Salad

Recipe: Cherry Pecan Grain Salad

Looking for time-saving tips for making delicious lunches and dinners? One of the keys to simplifying mealtime is to make the most of each meal you prep. Make big batches of key ingredients like proteins, grains and veggies one night so you can easily reinvent leftovers for lunch or dinner the following days.
 
Here are a few of our
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5 Snack Swaps for a Healthy Lifestyle

By Whole Story Editors, August 1, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors
 
Snacks on a table
 
For energetic, on-the-move kids, snacks provide an opportunity to add nutrition into their day. Whenever possible, choose whole food options like fresh veggies, fruits, nuts and seeds instead of conventional, packaged foods. Sometimes, however, kids ask for something else like chips, desserts and soda. 
 
The good news is that you can save on simple feel-good solutions right now! Save $5 off $15 of Annie’s products through August 22, 2017*. Stock on parent- and kid-approved Bunny Graham Crackers, Cheddar Bunnies and more!
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