Inspired by the lifestyle changes recommended
in Thrive and Thrive in 30, the Vega Community is here to keep you on track, share
in your successes, and inspire even greater change to help you
achieve optimal health.
Hemp is one of the Earth's most nutritious, sustainable, and
versatile crops, dating back more than 10,000 years. Not only does
it provide solutions in numerous industries including food,
clothing, extreme sports, and alternative fuels (such as hemp
biodiesel), hemp can be used in over 25, 000 known applications.
Here are some ways to incorporate hemp into your life and make a
stand for sustainability – be it our health, planet or
Clothing – Three times more durable and providing
greater breathability than cotton, invest in long-lasting hemp
clothing and work-out gear.
Foods – Free of gluten and other common allergens,
hemp foods are rich in easily-digestible protein, EFAs and
naturally-occurring vitamins and minerals. Check your local health
food store and stock up on the variety of hemp foods available
including nut butters, frozen desserts and more!
Body Care – Switch to moisturizing, natural body
care products made with hemp oil, such as lotions, soaps or lip
In the spirit of Hemp History Week, we want to know the ways you
are going to incorporate hemp into your life. For more information
about Hemp or how you can get involved in Hemp History Week (May
2-8th), visit www.hemphistoryweek.com.
Your challenge this month: For the Thrive
Challenge this month, write a short description about how you plan
to incorporate hemp into your life – perhaps a new hemp recipe or
using hemp building supplies for your next home
How to participate: Post a comment below or on our
wall. And for those of you who haven't yet tried our Thrive in
30 program, you can sign-up here!
Prize: A small bottle of Vega Whole Food Health Optimizer and EFA Antioxidant Oil Blend will be awarded!
A winner will be selected from Facebook entries and Vega Community
Contest closes: Entries must be submitted by May
31th, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. PST
Winner: Congrats to Christine for
sharing her tips on how she incorporates hemp into her lifestyle...
and makes her own hemp milk!