Natural Pet Food

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Grain-free cat and dog food
Grain-free cat and dog food
At Sprouts, we know nutrition for your pets is just as important to you as your own–which is why we carry the leading brands in natural and organic pet foods and treats. From grain free, to high protein, your furry friends can enjoy a delicious meal with all the right nutrients without unnecessary fillers.

Is Grain-free Pet Food Better?

Just as the Paleo diet suggests, eating whole foods like our early ancestors did, has health benefits. The same is true for our pets. While not all pets struggle with conventional foods, they do have very little natural digestive support to break down and metabolize complex carbohydrates. These may remain undigested and may damage the lining of the digestive system over a long period of time.

Organic Pet Food

Containing all-natural ingredients like chicken, fish and eggs, organic pet food does not contain any animal by-products, gluten or fillers. With chemical-free additives, an organic diet may reduce the risk of ailments and allergies. You may also see an overall increase in the quality of your pet’s life. With cleaner sources of nutrients and protein, your pet will spend less time digesting the foods and more time benefiting from the powerful nutrients they are receiving.

Healthy Dog & Cat Treats

Whether you want to reward good behavior or just show your cat and dog some extra love, healthy treats are the way to go. Grain-free, organic or made from healthy options, you’ll feel good about giving them purr-inducing, tail-wagging nutritious treats.

Find these healthy dog and cat food brands at your local Sprouts!

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Health-Ade Kombucha

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Health-Ade kombucha was started in 2012 by a husband, wife, and best friend in a true farmers market start-up story: a small credit card and a big dream to make REAL FOOD and bring only that to the commercial shelf. The best tasting and highest quality kombucha you can buy is just the start, as their ultimate mission is to be the champion of the happiest and healthiest you.

Health-Ade Kombucha Sorbet RecipeWhat is Kombucha?

Old-school kombucha is made via primary and secondary fermentation using four simple ingredients; water, tea, sugar and a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast). Health-Ade is proud to do this the real way. Fermentation is where the activity of friendly bacteria, yeasts and enzymes (aka probiotics) eat the sugar in sweet tea and turn it into tasty, and slightly bubbly, kombucha. A couple things to note—all kombucha is made with sugar (it’s more for the probiotics than for you) and the highest quality ingredients will make the best tasting brew. If made the real way, it can take up to four weeks to make a bottle. That’s how Health-Ade makes it every day.  

Try this delicious Health-Ade Cherry Berry Kombucha Sorbet!


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Organic India

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Farmers for Organic India ORGANIC INDIA was born out of a desire to be a vehicle of consciousness in the global market. By creating a holistic, sustainable business modality, they inspire, promote and support true wellness, and respect for all beings and for Mother Nature. These ideals and practices are the reason ORGANIC INDIA is a B Corp—a certification that ensures a business is helping to create a greater world for all—employees, farmers, communities, animals and the environment are all treated with respect.

Empowering People

All of the herbs for ORGANIC INDIA’s teas and supplements are grown on small family farms in India. They empower self-sufficiency of these farmers and their communities by reintroducing traditional farming practices, subsidizing the transition to certified organic, as well as paying a premium market price for the herbs. These farmers are able to rotate crops between growing for ORGANIC INDIA, and growing food for their own family, creating a sustainable income for them and preserving their well-being.

Helping Mother Nature

Central to ORGANIC INDIA’s vision is a deep respect and devotion to Mother Nature. All of the farmers and the tribal wildcrafters are educated in ways to enrich the biodiversity of the land and regenerate the soil through composting, water management, crop protection and rotation. Every year, through these regenerative agriculture practices, their farmers help to revive the local ecosystem in their communities.

Sharing Abundance

They believe their success is living proof that shared abundance can be created with an uncompromising commitment to environmental and social responsibility. When you choose to buy products from ORGANIC INDIA, you’re joining this rich story by supporting these fair and sustainable practices.

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  4. Clip the Organic India sweepstakes entry.
No purchase necessary to enter or win. The giveaway is open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older. Official rules

Find Your Botanical Bliss

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Botanical Bliss

Ashwagandha for Adrenal & Stress Support

Ashwagandha is known for aiding strength, stamina and stress levels by supporting the adrenal glands.* Located on top of each of your kidneys, your adrenal glands produce hormones that help to regulate many of your body’s essential functions like metabolism, blood pressure, immune system and response to stress. When you are under duress, whether it’s from a busy lifestyle or a one-time stressful event, your body produces the stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol. In one study, ashwagandha was shown to significantly reduce the subjects’ cortisol levels. You can learn more about ashwagandha in this article.

Medicinal Mushrooms for Balance & Restoration Support

Medicinal mushrooms are known to have potent antioxidant and adaptogenic properties that can support the immune system, liver health, brain function and healthy stress levels.* Medicinal mushrooms are high in antioxidants as well as other nutrients. Selenium, which plays a role in liver detoxification, is not found in most fruits and veggies. But as fungi, mushrooms provide a good source of this helpful mineral. Adaptogens help your body to resist stress and have a positive effect on the body’s immune and nervous systems. Because medicinal mushrooms have adaptogenic properties, they can aid in overall health and stress response.

Milk Thistle for Liver Health Support

Milk thistle can help support healthy liver function by promoting the elimination of environmental and physical toxins.* Your liver helps to digest food and rid your body of toxins. While its main job is to filter the blood coming from your digestive tract before it goes to the rest of your body, your liver actually performs over 500 functions—all of which are integral for life. Milk thistle contains the flavonoid silymarin. Flavonoids are found in veggies and fruit, and are powerful antioxidants, which can help protect your cells from damage. Silymarin’s antioxidant properties can help support liver health.

Oregano Oil for Immunity Support

Oregano oil can help support a healthy immune response. Plus, it’s effective everywhere in the body including skin, respiratory tract, sinuses, gut and urinary tract.* Your immune system relies on micronutrients to maintain balance. Antioxidants are micronutrients that fight against free radicals (potentially harmful molecules) and protect your cell’s integrity. Oregano oil owes its immune-supporting abilities to two compounds. Carvacrol is a type of antioxidant called a phenol that can help protect your cells against damage. Thymol is another phenol that has antimicrobial properties, helping to protect against toxins.

Valerian for Sleep & Relaxation Support

Helping to promote tranquility, valerian may ease anxious feelings in response to stressful situations, act as a natural muscle relaxer and may improve your quality of sleep.* Valerian helps to support sleep and relaxation in two ways. Linarin is the flavonoid (plant pigment) present in valerian root responsible for its calming effect. Valerian also raises the level of GABA, a neurotransmitter in the brain associated with regulating anxiety. Think sleeping is overrated? Check out our article about the importance of sleep to your overall health.
Please note: The information contained in this article is not intended to treat, cure, or diagnose any medical condition and should not be treated as such. Please seek out your physician or dietitian before making changes to your diet.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Curious About CBD Topicals?

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Curious About CBD Oil

An Introduction to Topical Products Containing Hemp-derived Cannabidiol (CBD)

While the complete list of CBD oil benefits is still being researched, manufacturers understand the growing interest from shoppers seeking alternative options. Topical body care like balms, creams, salves and ointments containing CBD are not intended to treat or cure any specific condition but may help tired muscles and sore joints.

What is CBD Oil?

CBD (cannabidiol) is one molecule of hundreds derived from the leaves and flowers of the hemp plant and made into oil. This oil is then combined with emollients and essential oils for topical application.

Are Marijuana and Hemp Different?

Yes, both belong to the same plant family but have distinctive characteristics. Marijuana contains a psycho-active component called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is associated with a “high,” while CBD is non psycho-active and does not produce a “high.”

How Do CBD Products Work?

Cannabinoids activate receptors in our body associated with our endocannabinoid system (ECS), which regulates recovery and repair, among other functions. Many consumers have found CBD-containing products helpful when used as recommended. No significant side effects have been reported with CBD use, and it is generally well tolerated.*

In topical form, such as balms, creams, salves and ointments, CBD products may be a useful alternative to over-the-counter, steroid-based creams and act as a more natural remedy for those interested in natural care. Topical hemp extract may help manage pain or inflammation associated with injury or strain.

How Should I Choose CBD Topicals?

When choosing topical CBD body care items, it’s important to look for products rooted in efficacy, safety and quality. Brands sold at Sprouts offer products that comply with applicable laws, FDA regulations and are committed to testing, traceability and transparency.

*Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not designed to treat, cure or mitigate any disease. You should consult with your doctor prior to use.

Tips for Grilling Steaks

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Tips for Grilling SteaksWhether it’s the ultimate burger or the perfect steak, these tips from our experts in the Butcher Shop, will help ensure you wow friends and family, every time.

Tip 1. Starting

Before you heat up the grill, remove the meat from the fridge 20–60 minutes before cooking, this allows heat to evenly transfer throughout the meat while its cooking. Skipping this step means your meat will cook unevenly.

Tip 2. Seasoning

Naturally, personal tastes differ, but if you’re in doubt, going simple allows the meat to shine. Try seasoning both sides with freshly ground black pepper and coarse-grain Kosher or sea salt. A coarse salt will give you that bright salt crunch and flavor enhancement without too much sodium.

Tip 3. Searing

Searing the meat first—on high-high heat—locks in the flavors. Look for brown caramelization on both sides before. A cast-iron skillet is ideal for this step because it holds high heat and disperses it evenly. 

Tip 4. Temperatures for Grilling Steak

Investing in a meat thermometer will help you cook your steak to perfection! The most important thing to remember about temperature is to pull your meat from the heat when it is 5°F cooler than you want it. For example, if you want a medium steak, pull it from the grill or the pan when it reaches 140°F. This is true for any steak, whether it’s ¾- or 3-inch thick.
  • Rare: 130°F
  • Medium-rare: 135°F
  • Medium: 145°F
  • Medium-well: 150°F
  • Well-done: 160°F

Tip 5. Give It a REST

Tented or not—when you pull your meat from the heat, allow it to rest for at least 5 minutes. This allows the muscles to relax and the juices to flow out—that’s when you know it’s ready. Then for meaty magic, pour those juices over the steak and serve!

What If You Don’t Have a Grill?

Don’t let the lack of a grill stop you from creating steak perfection in your own kitchen. After searing and caramelizing the meat on both sides, you can turn the heat down and continue to cook in the skillet. Or you can put it on a broiling pan and cook it in the oven at 375°F. (If you don’t have a roasting pan, you can use a cooling rack on a cookie sheet to catch the drippings.) Whether pan or oven cooked, you’ll still want to test the doneness with a meat thermometer. Because grass-fed beef is leaner than grain-fed beef, it has less fat and doesn’t retain its juices as much. This results in faster cooking times. Using your meat thermometer earlier than you think you need to can help.

Did you know?

Every Sprouts Butcher Shop has a trained butcher who’s happy to custom cut steaks to your favorite thickness or share their own great grilling tips. After all, they love meat as much as you do. And, if you need a specific cut for a special occasion, they can help with that too!

 

Make the Switch

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It’s what’s inside that counts! Our Sprouts Brand products are free from artificial flavors, colors, preservatives and sweeteners. Try these great healthy options—for food you can feel good about.

Sprouts Brand Red Lentil PastaProtein Pasta 

Swap heavy for healthy! Our gluten-free, protein pastas are made with only one ingredient. All three varieties are made from vibrant vegetables, imported from Italy and pack more than 10 grams of protein per serving.   


Spray Ghee 

Good-for-you ghee is now in a convenient spray. Enjoy the healthful difference of grass-fed, pasture-raised ghee—free of additives and lactose, and perfect for cooking at high temperatures. It’s loaded with fat-soluble nutrients and CLA, which may lower cholesterol.  


Sprouts Brand Exotic Fruit MixExotic Frozen Fruit 

No need to travel to the islands when our exotic fruits are frozen and ready-to-eat! Rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, pop these vibrant fruit pieces in smoothies, yogurt or right in your mouth! 


Organic Pizza

Our organic pizzas are made I’m the authentic Italian tradition—the dough is left to rest and raise for 24 hours, then hand-stretched and the perfect amount of sauce, cheese and quality toppings are added.


Sprouts Brand Veggie CrispsCrispy Fruit and Veggie Chips 

Carefully dried to retain all the nutrients and flavor of fresh produce, these crispy fruit and veggie snacks are imported from Thailand, and are vibrant and incredibly delicious. A healthy alternative to chips, you can snack better with each non-GMO bite of these fruit and veggie chips. 


Crème Brûlée

The crème de la crème! This French treat is made with authentic, rich vanilla cream and a brown sugar topping that’s ready for caramelizing!


Ready to try some of these delicious, good-for-you foods? SHOP SPROUTS BRAND NOW

Top Picks (from Our Team Members!)

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Sprouts Team Member: Denise Drop

Ground Flaxseeds

I love the Sprouts Vitamins Organic Ground Flaxseeds. A great source of omega-3s and fiber, I sprinkle them on a bowl with fruit and oats each morning to start my day. I love to share recipes, like flaxseed pie crust, with our customers! Denise Drop, vitamins clerk, store #410 – Glendora, California 
  Sprouts Team Member: Eric Kurland

Aloe Juice

When I began working at Sprouts a few years ago, I weighed over 250 pounds. I started eating healthier and have since lost 85 pounds. One of the products I love is the Sprouts Brand Aloe Vera Pomegranate juice—it tastes great and it offers detoxifying benefits too!  Eric Kurland, service manager, store #236 – Burbank, California 
  Sprouts Team Member: Karen Brackett

Inflacalm & Super Joint Complex

My favorite Sprouts item is Inflacalm. I suffer from some disc issues in my neck and Inflacalm paired with the Sprouts Super Joint Complex help support the structure and quell the inflammation in my neck. I’m currently training to run the Ragnar Relay in Utah and have noticed a difference in my ankles and knees as well.  Karen Brackett, vitamin manager, store #605 – Jordan, Utah  
  Sprouts Team Member: Toby Kitterman

Coconut Water

My favorite Sprouts Brand product is our coconut water. I normally buy two cases a week for my family. We’re very active and it helps to keep us hydrated in the New Mexico desert so we can maintain our outdoor activities longer. Toby Kitterman, regional director, New Mexico/Southwest  

Ready to find your new Sprouts Brand favorite? START SHOPPING NOW at sprouts.com

 

We Go the Extra Mile

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Sprouts Brand Products for LunchWe seek out specially imported and better-for-you items to create unique taste experiences. Learn more about our authentically sourced products.

Market Corner Organic Bread

Made with 100% organic whole-wheat flour, our organic breads feature hearty whole grains and come in five nutritious varieties, including thin sliced!

Market Corner Sliced Cheese

Our rBST-free Market Corner cheeses have no added hormones and are made from creamy, whole milk for a difference you can taste.  

Butcher Shop Air-chilled Organic Chicken

Our Butcher Shop Air-chilled Organic Chicken is fed a certified organic diet while having plenty of access to the outdoors. With better flavor and texture, our organic chicken is tender and incredibly juicy.  

Did you know?

Air-chilled chicken is cooled by passing the meat through several chambers to be blasted by cold, purified air. This results in a more tender chicken since it’s not submerged in ice water to cool and absorb any excess. It’s also kind to the earth, saving 30,000 gallons of water every day. 


Mango and Pineapple Juices

Taste the tropics—with every sip! Enjoy 100% juice made with the sweetest, ripest mangos and pineapples from the Philippines. 

Cheese Bites

Our poppable, protein-packed cheese bites are made with 100% Italian cheese and are gluten- and lactose-free. They’re oven-baked for an incredibly crisp, crunchy bite that is sure to satisfy the cheese lover in us all.   

Vegan Pesto

A vibrant addition to any pasta dish; this pesto is sourced from Italy, completely vegan and very, very tasty. Spread on sandwiches or toss with cooked angel hair or penne for a simple, delicious meal in minutes.

Dark Chocolate Dipped Coconut Rolls

Imported from Thailand, these light, crispy rolls are made with real coconut milk and dipped in rich dark chocolate for an incredibly unique, sweet flavor experience.   

The Importance of Hydration

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Hydration Article Feature The human body contains about 60% water and is constantly losing water through breath, perspiration and urine. You may need to do more than simply drink tap water to ensure optimal hydration.

How to Stay Hydrated

Here are some healthy hydration tips on what to expect from different kinds of water.

Mineral Water

From underground springs, mineral water contains naturally dissolved mineral salts such as iron, calcium and magnesium. Plus, the natural sulfates can help to promote digestion.

Electrolyte Water

Full of sodium, potassium, calcium, phosphate and magnesium, electrolyte water helps replenish your body’s minerals after an energizing workout.

Alkaline Water

Rich in alkalizing minerals like calcium, silica, potassium, magnesium and bicarbonate, drinking alkaline water may help metabolize nutrients and expel toxins more efficiently.

Coconut Water

Low-calorie, low-carbohydrate and 99% fat-free, coconut water is nature’s quick energy drink—full of electrolytes, and more potassium than a banana.

Sparkling Water

Swap out your soda with sparkling water! This hydrating alternative contains low-to-no sugar or calories, with all the refreshing bubbles.

Fruits and Veggies

Watermelon, strawberry, cucumber, kiwi, citrus and raspberries all have high water content (as do many other fruits and veggies)—try adding these to your water for a nutrient and flavor boost! And, you can freeze them to use in place of ice cubes as well.

Find your new favorite drinks to hydrate! SHOP HYDRATING WATERS NOW