July 2017 The Scoop

Do you Vacay?? Turns out that as a nation we average approximately 47-hour work weeks, don't get adequate sleep and experience stress more often than not. A deprivation study showed that the average Americans got 14 vacations and only took 12 of them compared to Europeans who get 22 paid vacation days plus 12 national holidays and they take them! (I'm moving!!)
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FSA Foodies – July 2017

Layered Strawberry-Mango Margaritas Summertime delight! Ingredients       6 servings 3 cups frozen strawberries 3 cups ice, divided 1 cup tequila, divided ⅔ cup lime juice, divided ½ cup Triple Sec, divided ¼ cup simple syrup (see Tip), divided 3 cups frozen mango chunks Preparation Prep 20 min Ready In 20 min Place strawberries, 1½ cups ice, […]
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Featured Article – July 2017

Genetic Tests and Wellness Integrated at Global Wellness Summit At the 2017 Global Wellness Summit (GWS), one of the main topics of discussions will be on the emergence of individual genetic tests, personal biomarker, genome-based nutrition and well-being testing. Improving Health Through Testing The goal of these products and services is to gain a deeper […]
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Wellness Feature 2 – July 2017

Here’s What You Need to Know About Medication & Nutrient Deficiencies We’ve all seen drug commercials with the same narrative: After catching a glimpse of someone holding a pill bottle living the perfect life, an announcer quickly runs through a lot of awful-sounding side effects. And while the medication is often necessary and incredibly helpful […]
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Wellness Feature – July 2017

Take Vacations for Stress Relief & Overall Health Vacations Are Important For More Than Just Fun… Many people don’t take vacations often enough.  In fact, according to a poll on this site, around half of readers don’t take annual vacations; in fact, many readers never take them! And now with increasing frequency, when we do […]
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Fitness Feature – July 2017

Why you should replace your a.m. workout with a sunset run The early bird catches the worm—but if there’s one thing that can rival a warm-weather happy-hour buzz, it’s a runner’s high at the end of a long day. Yes, it’s time to rethink when you log your miles; especially now that it’s summer (longer days FTW), hitting […]
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Vendor Highlight – July 2017

CBD… it’s all the BUZZ! Verde Medicinals is the lead distributor of Mary’s Nutritionals CBD products. With over 20 years of experience in the health and wellness industry, the Brock family created Verde Medicinals in 2016 in hopes of spreading awareness about the healing benefits of cannabis and hemp plants and increasing the availability of elite […]
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Spa Director Spotlight – July 2017

Linda Higgs Spa Director, The Spa at Shula’s The FSA is honored and proud to place a spotlight on Linda Higgs, the Co-Chair of the Advisory Board for the Florida Spa Association.  For over 3 years, Linda has found a passion for connecting Spa Vendors with Spa Directors to super-charge their business opportunities and networking. […]
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Spa Juice – July 2017

THE BEST OF FLORIDA – FSA MEETS CSFA SPARKS start flying and FINE things happen when The Florida Spa Association and The Club and Spa Fitness Association come together!       We are proud to announce that the FSA will be collaborating with the CSFA on our upcoming events scheduled for Mid-July.  The CSFA […]
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