The Super You Challenge
Daily life is full of challenges. Facing them with all you’ve got is a heroic feat unto itself. Akin’s can help!

Every week, we’ll post a simple — yet powerful — tip to help you supercharge every aspect of your life, from the food you put on the table to the feeling you get when you jump out of bed in the morning. One little change. One week at a time.

And before you know it, you’ll be the healthiest, happiest, most effective YOU you can be.

Root for Your Health.

Get big health benefits from ginger root, a powerhouse herb.

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Hay Fever’s Foe.

Fight fall allergy symptoms naturally with quercetin. Quercetin is an antioxidant flavonoid found in onions, cabbage, apples, pears, and cranberries. Read more.

It’s All Gourd.

Celebrate Organic Harvest Month with 100% organic produce – flavorful, sustainable and full of nutrients.

 Spice It Up!

Celebrate the first day of fall by getting into the pumpkin spice spirit with this vegan pumpkin spice latte recipe.

Sweet! No Sugar.

Celebrate Iced Tea Month by making your own perfectly flavored refreshing iced teas with this sugar-free option

Be a Maca Man.

Maca, a Peruvian root, can enhance hormonal health, endurance, and libido.

The Essentials Made Easy.

Don’t let packing slow your summer plans down. Prepare a kit bag with toothpaste, a toothbrush, deodorant and grooming products so the essentials will be ready to go when you are.

Walk Your Way to a Better Mood.

Slip on your sneakers and head outside for gentle exercise that’s great for your heart, body, and mind.

Start Sweating, Summer’s Coming.

Spring’s in full swing which means summertime is on its way. Don’t let the start of swimsuit season cause a meltdown. Lace up your summer workout plan now! Read more.

Spice Up Your Summer.

Add major flavor to healthy grains with saffron. It’s an all-natural serotonin booster, helping to banish cravings and get snacking on track before summer starts. Check it out.

Dip into Guac, Not Guilt.

Celebrate this Cinco de Mayo, or any day, with Grain-Free tortilla chips. They’re kind on waistlines and grain-sensitive tummies, so you can enjoy guac’s natural bestie, worry-free.

Make Mom’s Day.

Aromatherapy is an easy way to pamper Mom – or anyone in your life – with the relaxation and health benefits they deserve. Learn about the benefits of aromatherapy and essential oils on our blog.

Red, White and Bug Bites?!

Bring on the summer fun this Memorial Day – and all season long –  and leave the insects and sunburn behind. Stock up on all-natural sunblock and pest repellents for a healthy, happy holiday.

Dip, Dip Hooray!

This simple recipe from Foxes Love Lemons will freshen up any Memorial Day cookout. Pair this side dish with pita or veggies and the whole block will be begging for more.

Kick Carb Cravings.

Still having trouble cutting down on carbs? Garcinia Cambogia with HCA can target those cravings and stop new fat cells from setting up camp. Commit to a warm-weather workout routine to see even better results.

Impress Mother Nature and Your Mother-In-Law.

Natural cleaners free of nasty chemicals get the job done, without harming your family or Fido.

Sprinkle & Sip Your Veggies.

Fill dietary gaps with a simple greenfood powder. It’s full of nutrients that most people aren’t getting, but everyone needs.

Find Your “Om” in a Mug.

If yoga was a drink, it’d be matcha. Matcha powder is rich in chlorophyll, a natural and potent detoxifier which signals your body to relax. Take a sip into savasana anytime.

DIY Never Felt so “Ahhh.”

To soothe puffy eyes at home, lay cooled green tea bags over your eyes to deflate irritation. Brew a bag to sip too and enjoy a detoxing DIY spa day.

Feed Desire.

Feed desire with rich dark chocolate, a natural aphrodisiac. Organic dark
chocolate makes a great gift for your special someone.

Cozy Up.

Cozy up with a Maca Hot Cocoa. Maca Root balances hormones
and nourishes libido in both men and women.

Set the Mood.

Set the mood with essential oils. Several essential oils are known for their romance-enhancing properties, including jasmine, patchouli, rose, vanilla and ylang ylang. Try our Midnight Rendezvous mix: Add 2 drops Ylang Ylang, 2 drops Jasmine, 2 drops Bergamot to rollerball bottle and fill with 1/3 oz. of carrier oil (jojoba oil, almond oil or fractionated coconut oil). You’re welcome.

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