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August 28 , 2011

Steviva $10 Gift Certificate

Have you ever seen that Ally Bank commercial where the man playing the bank representative gives one kid an ice cream cone and the other gets none? When the kid asks why, the representative says "well he's new". Here's the commercial if you want to watch it http://youtu.be/yl67TNDW-0Q.

Last week we sent a a no strings attached $10 gift certificate the could be used on any of our products in the Steviva Brands on-line store. This commercial reminded me that I should be offering the same to you. After all you are the ones who have helped build this company.

My accountant is going to go ballistic about basically giving away our products but, what the heck. You guys deserve it! Go to http://www.steviva.com/store/ and use gift certificate code QBQ25V0FY when checking out and you can redeem this no strings attached Steviva Brands $10 gift certificate.

If you don't have use for this $10 gift certificate feel free to send it to a friend and they can use it. It is good until September 15th 2011.

Thank all of you for your patronage.

Have an excellent day.

Thom King
Steviva Brands, Inc.

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Not All Supplements Are Created Equal
5 Tips to pick out the best

Have you heard the saying, there is a pill for everything? Well, it seems to be somewhat true, whether it's for a medical condition such as anemia or constipation, or for performance enhancement athletically. The purpose and definition of a supplement is “that completes or enhances something else when added to it.” What is that something else? It is a good diet that is based in whole foods, plenty of fruits and vegetables, and lean protein. This also should be coupled with exercise, let's also put in good sleep, and less stress. You have heard this probably a million times before!

Ok, so given that, you are doing your best to meet those criteria, but it still isn't enough to meet your bodies' needs, so now you are turning to a pill. That pill could be a pharmaceutical, but ideally try a nutriceutical first. Nutriceuticals include dietary supplements as well as other categories of products based from food. Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, said “let food be your medicine and medicine be food.” Here are a few things to consider when purchasing supplements.

  1. The Delivery Method: Capsule, tablet, liquid or sublingual. Choosing the appropriate form is important as it can affect the results. For example, generally speaking, tablets are hard pills that may be difficult for your body to break down and absorb. An example maybe those multivitamins that are advertised by taking once per day. Sublingual means under the tongue, which is usually absorbed faster, Vitamin B12 is best in this form. Some form may also just be your preference.
  2. The Brand: Generic or brand name? Seems to be a dilemma in many industries. This is your health we are talking about, and my favorite saying is if we don't have health, what do we have? That being said, generally speaking, I recommend brand name. Occasionally generic maybe okay, and safer when it is a natural food store. The problem here can be that label and true contents may not match up. For example lets say you are looking a Probiotics, and label says you are getting 100 billion, but then 3 rd party testing shows that there are 50 billion.
  3. Location: Typically the better brands that have better results are usually found at health food stores, or doctors' offices (Naturopathic & Chiropractic). There are some other retailers that also may carry better supplements, such as The Vitamin Shoppe. For example a better fish oil brand is Nordic Naturals or Carlson's and those are carried there.
  4. Ingredients: We want supplements that are pure as possible, and it is best if the label says it is free of gluten, dairy, soy, egg, casein, and corn. Also stay away from food coloring, such as FD&C Yellow #6, or other similar additives or preservatives. If it is in capsule form this is usually made vegetarian.
  5. Form: If you are supplementing a vitamin, it is important to get the best bioavailable form, meaning the form that is most useful to your body, and best absorbed. For example, the citrate form of both iron and calcium is usually a better option.

It is always a good idea to check in with a doctor before taking anything, especially if you are on prescriptions or other supplements, there can be interactions. A great resource is Herb, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions , published by Mosby Elsevier. As a reminder when reading information such as this, it isn't intended to treat or cure any medical condition.

In Good Health & Beauty,
Dr. Alisha Moadab, N.D.
Soleil Medical Spa
Dr. Alisha N.D.

This information and other information on this site is intended for general reference purposes only and is not intended to address specific medical conditions. This information is not a substitute for professional medical advice or a medical exam. Prior to participating in any exercise program or activity, you should seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional. No information on this site should be used to diagnose,
treat, cure or prevent any medical condition.


The Power To Succeed is Yours
Max Steingart

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. Your life to a large extent is what you make of it. Nothing will happen by itself. It will all come your way once you understand that you have to make it come your way.

Choose the thoughts and actions that will lead you to success. Nobody can do it for you.
Only you can make it happen. You're the only one that has to live your life.

The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that's the day you start on the road to success.

You have the power to succeed at anything. The power to fulfill your dreams is within you.

Copyright 2011 www.yourdailymotivation.com


Re-framing Misperceptions
over-coming prosperity issues on lack at a time

We all know what it feels like to want something we don’t have. It may be a pair of expensive jeans, a romantic partner, or rent money; it may be a certain attitude, a car, or a savings account. This is part of life, and in the best-case scenario, we experience a constant flow of money and material possessions, companions and experiences, in and out of our lives. However, many of us linger in a state of wanting and not having, a state of lack that never seems to subside. We consistently perceive ourselves as not having what we need or not having what we want. This is an energetically draining state to be in. It is also self-perpetuating because how we feel about ourselves determines what we are able to create for ourselves.

How we feel profoundly influences how we perceive our reality. When we feel we are lacking, we look around and see what is not there. On the other hand, if we feel abundant, we can look at the very same situation and see a completely different picture, one full of blessings and advantages. The more we see the blessings, the more abundant we feel, and the more blessings we attract. Similarly, if we see lack, we tend to create and attract that energy.

If you find yourself habitually residing in a feeling of lack, it may be due to a core belief formed in your childhood or even in a past life. It may be because you are out of touch with your inner divinity, which is the source of your abundance. In any case, know that your perception of lack is a misperception that can be corrected with awareness and effort. It can be as simple as taking 10 or 15 minutes each day to quiet your mind and imagine yourself in a state of unlimited abundance, handling the financial demands and others in your life with total ease, drawing from an endless supply of resources. Know that it is your birthright to be fully supported in the fulfillment of your needs and desires.


Low Sugar Low Carb Scottish Oat Scones
Serves: 8
Carbs Per Serving: 11 g
Prep Time:<25 minutes

Skill Level: Easy

A scone recipe made its way into my in box this week. Ironically it was at the same time I was sampling some jam made by one of my employees. She made a delicious sugar free jam containing fruit and Fructevia. Check the jam recipe out here!

But, I digress. I just thought a scone and that jam would be an awesome combo. I came up with this modified version of the scone that pulls a lot of the carbs and almost all of the sugar out making safe for diabetics and low cab eaters alike. Enjoy!

1 cup rolled oats
1 1/2 cup Soy Flour or low carb mix
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla
1 teaspoon of orange zest
1 egg
1/4 cup coconut oil
2/3 cup milk of your choice
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon Fructevia, Steviva Blend or a tiny dash Steviva Brands Pure Stevia Powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Mix all dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
In a separate bowl beat egg and slowly add in milk and oil.
Add the liquid ingredients in with the dry and blend thoroughly.
Scatter some rolled oats onto your counter and turn dough out on top of them.
Pat the dough into a circle about 1/2 inch thick. Cut the circle into 8 wedges and place each piece on a greased sheet pan.
Bake until nicely browned, about 15 to 18 minutes.

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