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Top 100 Health Innovations in April

From Crystal Ball Sleep Aids to Posture-Correcting Massagers

— April 29, 2018 — Lifestyle
These forward-thinking April 2018 health ideas show the many ways in which everyday well-being is becoming more accessible to the average consumer through healthier dietary products and on-the-go tools to have people simply feel better in their body.

While a number of better-for-you choices are disrupting the frozen dessert category, some other noteworthy food and drinks that recently launched include cauliflower-based baking mixes, canned probiotic sodas, as well as supplements that focus on mood management.

In order to better support consumers' active lifestyles, a number of brands are releasing pocket-sized massage tools and services to promote recovery. Some of the best examples of this include Cardlax and the low-tech Backrelease set. 'ReCOVER' sets itself apart as not just another New York City workout studio, but a center that supports all facets of mind and body recovery.
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Cookie-Flavored Chickpea Snacks
Cookie-Flavored Chickpea Snacks
Biena Launched a Sweet Chickpea Snack Inspired by Thin Mints
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Meditative Chocolate Events
Meditative Chocolate Events
Love Cocoa Paired Restorative Yoga and "Soothing Chocolate Meditation"
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98
Gluten-Free Sorghum Pretzels
Gluten-Free Sorghum Pretzels
Quinn Snacks Makes Gluten-Free Pretzels with an Ancient Grain
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97
Probiotic Coconut Snacks
Probiotic Coconut Snacks
The Coconut Cult's Single-Serve Jars Offer a Convenient Cultured Snack
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96
Horn-Inspired Home Humidifiers
Horn-Inspired Home Humidifiers
The Shofar Humidifier Draws Inspiration from the Ancient Instrument
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95
Light Low-Calorie Lagers
Light Low-Calorie Lagers
'Skinny Lager' is a 4% ABV Vegan-Friendly and Gluten-Free Beer
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94
Sustainable Fabric Sanitary Pads
Sustainable Fabric Sanitary Pads
Blushing Bluebird's Reusable Pads and Liners Reduce Waste
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93
Non-Dairy Dessert Pints
Non-Dairy Dessert Pints
McConnell's Fine Ice Creams Launched a Range of Non-Dairy Desserts
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Springtime Berry Ice Creams
Springtime Berry Ice Creams
Halo Top's Blueberry Crumble is a Limited-Edition Spring Flavor
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Natural Appetite-Suppressing Shakes
Natural Appetite-Suppressing Shakes
The 18Shake is Meant to Be Consumed as a Meal Replacement
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90
Personalized Tea Subscriptions
Personalized Tea Subscriptions
Tea Subscription Boxes from 'Sips by' are Tailored by Tea Experts
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Visual Impairment Smartphone Aids
Visual Impairment Smartphone Aids
'Theia Vision' Turns Visual Information into Auditory Feedback
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88
Pili Nut Yogurts
Pili Nut Yogurts
Lavva Makes Its Plant-Based Yogurt from the Vitamin E-Rich Pili Nut
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87
3D-Printed Plastic Stethoscopes
3D-Printed Plastic Stethoscopes
This Stethoscope Can Be 3D-Printed In Only Three Hours
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86
Protein-Rich Meat Substitutes
Protein-Rich Meat Substitutes
Dr. Praeger's 'Pure Plant Protein' is a New Meatless Product Line
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85
Affordable Bulk Food Deliveries
Affordable Bulk Food Deliveries
Bulkbox Foods is Making Organic, Healthy, Local Produce Accessible
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84
Complementary Quinoa Blends
Complementary Quinoa Blends
Tiny Hero Offers Quinoa and Rice as a Quick, Easy and Flavorful Side
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All-Vegan Vietnamese Soups
All-Vegan Vietnamese Soups
Naughty Noah’s Makes Entirely Plant-Based Pho Noodle Cups
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Grain-Free Superfood Bars
Grain-Free Superfood Bars
Purely Elizabeth Launched Paleo-Friendly Snack Bars with Reishi Mushroom
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Minty High-Protein Bars
Minty High-Protein Bars
The "Better-for-You" Elevation Bar is Packed with 20 Grams of Protein
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80
Hemp-Enriched Coconut Bites
Hemp-Enriched Coconut Bites
Weller's Bites with Hemp Extract Help to Reduce Stress & Inflammation
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Plantain Flour Cookies
Plantain Flour Cookies
The Real Coconut is Launching a Range of Easily Digestible Cookies
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Free-From Ramen Soups
Free-From Ramen Soups
Lotus Foods' Healthy Ramen Noodle Line is Vegan, Non-GMO and Gluten-Free
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77
Marijuana-Infused IPAs
Marijuana-Infused IPAs
The SOWFLO IPA Uses Marijuana to Improve the Beer's Taste
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Legalized Cannabis Cafes
Legalized Cannabis Cafes
The Coffee Joint Has a "Bring Your Own Weed" Policy
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Tropical Tea Branding
Tropical Tea Branding
It’s Tea Time is a Conceptual Brand Focused on Aesthetics and Quality
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74
Pistachio Superfood Spreads
Pistachio Superfood Spreads
Nutrawbar Offers Pistachio Butter as a 100% Raw and Organic Spread
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Canned Probiotic Sodas
Canned Probiotic Sodas
'Live Soda' Uses Familiar Flavors for Its Better-for-You Beverages
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Plant-Inspired Water Purifiers
Plant-Inspired Water Purifiers
The 'DEWDROP' Water Purifier Has a Naturalistic Aesthetic
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Informative Air Purifiers
Informative Air Purifiers
Dyson Launched a LCD Screen Product for Its Air Purifier Line
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70
Overtly Organized Aid Kits
Overtly Organized Aid Kits
The 'Array' First Aid Kit Keeps Things Accessible for Quick Access
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Probiotic Oatmeal Cups
Probiotic Oatmeal Cups
Bakery On Main's Single-Serve Oatmeal Cups Boast Whole Grains & Protein
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Elegant Pharmacy Designs
Elegant Pharmacy Designs
The New Medly Pharmacy in Brooklyn is a Playful and Comfortable Space
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Naturally Antibacterial Towels
Naturally Antibacterial Towels
'Saori Plush' is a Soft and Comfortable Drying Tool Made of Bamboo
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Cordless Recovery Massagers
Cordless Recovery Massagers
Hyperice's 'Hypervolt' Reduces Soreness and Boosts Circulation
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Vibrant Globally Inspired Entrees
Vibrant Globally Inspired Entrees
Grainful Offers a Bold Range of Healthy, Whole Grain-Based Meals
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Recovery-Boosting Sleepwear
Recovery-Boosting Sleepwear
The FDA Regulated a Fabric in Lunya's 'Restore' as a Sleep Enhancer
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Dissolvable Micro-Needles
Dissolvable Micro-Needles
Researchers Have Developed a 3D-Printed Dissolving Microneedle Array
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Single-Serve Ancient Grain Oats
Single-Serve Ancient Grain Oats
Purely Elizabeth's Gluten-Free Vibrant Oats Make a Quick Meal
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Exercise Recovery Massagers
Exercise Recovery Massagers
The Massage Track Lacrosse Ball Massage Set Alleviates Tension
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Flavorful Vegan Protein Bars
Flavorful Vegan Protein Bars
Tom Oliver's Plant-Based Protein Bars are Low-Sugar and Low-Calorie
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Plant-Based Natural Jerky Snacks
Plant-Based Natural Jerky Snacks
'NOBLE jerky' is a New Line from a 50-Year-Old Meat Company
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DIY Feminine Healthcare Kits
DIY Feminine Healthcare Kits
'Domi Care' Allows Women to Perform Pap Smears from Home
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Health-Improving Infrared Saunas
Health-Improving Infrared Saunas
Sunlighten Saunas Can Lower Blood Pressure and Aid in Weight Loss
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Extensive Vegan Recipe Apps
Extensive Vegan Recipe Apps
One Green Planet's 'Food Monster' App Features Over 10,000 Recipes
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Baked Cheese Bars
Baked Cheese Bars
Sonoma Creamery's Savory Snack Bars are Made with Real Cheese
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Architectural Olive Oil Packs
Architectural Olive Oil Packs
This Gift Packaging Was Inspired by Architecture in Istria, Croatia
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Gluten-Free Toaster Pastries
Gluten-Free Toaster Pastries
Bobo's Toast'r Has an Oat Crust and a Filling of Jam or Nut Butter
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Sun-Protection Gummies
Sun-Protection Gummies
'Sundots' Prevent Sun Damage Using a Fern Extract
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Child-Friendly Air Purifiers
Child-Friendly Air Purifiers
The 'PLIBE' Air Purifier Has a Portable Design and a 7-Hour Battery
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Budget-Friendly Reusable Menstrual Products
Budget-Friendly Reusable Menstrual Products
GladRags Offers Eco-Conscious Alternatives to Pads
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Smartphone-Connected Ultrasound Devices
Smartphone-Connected Ultrasound Devices
The 'Butterfly iQ' Performs Procedures from Anywhere
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Sun Exposure-Tracking Wearables
Sun Exposure-Tracking Wearables
The Comfable 'QSun' Uses AI to Monitor Your Exposure to UV Rays
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Flexible Menstrual Discs
Flexible Menstrual Discs
FLEX is a Menstrual Product That's Made to Move with the Wearer
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Toy-Inspired Toothbrushes
Toy-Inspired Toothbrushes
These Children's Toothbrushes by Studio HSNDGR are Rubberized
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Non-Dairy Cold Brew Desserts
Non-Dairy Cold Brew Desserts
NadaMoo!'s New Dairy-Free Frozen Dessert Tastes of Cookies & Coffee
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Legume-Based Granolas
Legume-Based Granolas
EFFI Foods' Gluten-Free Chickpea Granola is Enriched with Probiotics
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Breath-Tracking Wearables
Breath-Tracking Wearables
The SweetzPot Flow Brings Breath Tracking Tools to the Common Athlete
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Non-Toxic Cleaning Collections
Non-Toxic Cleaning Collections
Branch Basics Makes Non-Toxic Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products
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Toxin-Free Menstrual Sponges
Toxin-Free Menstrual Sponges
Beppy is a Tampon-Like Product Made from a Soft Sponge Material
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Pleasure-Focused Cannabis Brands
Pleasure-Focused Cannabis Brands
Foria Offers Sensuality Enhancing CBD Tinctures
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Wooden Dental Office Interiors
Wooden Dental Office Interiors
Natasha Thorpe Softened the Mood of This Dental Office with Timber
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Cauliflower-Based Baking Mixes
Cauliflower-Based Baking Mixes
CAULIPOWER's 'CAULI-FLOUR' is a Vegetable-Powered Mix
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Card-Sized EMS Massagers
Card-Sized EMS Massagers
The 'Cardlax' is Slim Enough to Fit into Your Wallet or Pocket
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Organic Free-From Candies
Organic Free-From Candies
The Lovely Candy Co. Launched an Organic, Vegan and Non-GMO Candy Line
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No-Bake Snack Mixes
No-Bake Snack Mixes
'Creation Nation' Offers Vegan, Paleo and Protein-Rich Balls, Bites and Bars
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Lettuce-Infused Beverages
Lettuce-Infused Beverages
Packaged Salad Producer Organicgirl's Drinks Include Leftover Lettuce
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Holistic Recovery Studios
Holistic Recovery Studios
NYC's ReCOVER Studio Delivers Recovery Solutions for the Mind and Body
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Functional Icelandic Yogurts
Functional Icelandic Yogurts
The New Nordic Dairy Co.'s Whole Milk Skyr Has Matcha & Rosewater
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Popped Lily Seed Snacks
Popped Lily Seed Snacks
Bohana is Reinventing an Ancient Superfood Snack for a Modern Audience
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Triangular Egg Packaging
Triangular Egg Packaging
This Conceptual Egg Carton Takes on an Entirely Unique Shape
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Boutique Workout-Streaming Apps
Boutique Workout-Streaming Apps
JetSweat Gives Access to Virtual Fitness Classes for $10 Monthly
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Eco Alkaline Water Purifiers
Eco Alkaline Water Purifiers
The 'GO-FILTR' Works in Any Vessel to Purify Tap Water
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Sustainably Reimagined Fast Food
Sustainably Reimagined Fast Food
IKEA's SPACE10 Lab Developed "Fast Food of the Future" Concepts
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Hybrid Menstrual Products
Hybrid Menstrual Products
Callaly's Tampliner Combines Tampon and Panyliner Products in One Design
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Hair Loss Prevention Kits
Hair Loss Prevention Kits
Men's Wellness Company 'Hims' is a Monthly Hair Loss Prevention Kit
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Paleo Snack Puffs
Paleo Snack Puffs
LesserEvil's Grain-Free Paleo Puffs Champion Simple Ingredients
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Functional Frozen Meals
Functional Frozen Meals
Evol's 'Modern Nutrition Bowls' Include Options Like Vitalize and Boost
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Waste-Reducing Tampon Applicators
Waste-Reducing Tampon Applicators
DAME's Feminine Hygiene Product is Eco-Friendly and Reusable
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Health-Tracking Mouthguards
Health-Tracking Mouthguards
The Prevent Smart Mouthguard Tracks How Intensely You're Performing
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Technicolored Dental Floss Packaging
Technicolored Dental Floss Packaging
Anagrama Studio Designs a New Visual Identity for Cocofloss
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Empowering Superfood Bars
Empowering Superfood Bars
Health Warrior & Bobbi Brown Created a Superfood Snack for Girls Inc.
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Elegant Protein Powder Packaging
Elegant Protein Powder Packaging
'Chapter 2' Favors a Soft Color Scheme for Its Protein Products
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Posture-Correcting Massagers
Posture-Correcting Massagers
The Relacher Muscle Massager Releases Tension in the Shoulder Area
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Halotherapy Air Purifiers
Halotherapy Air Purifiers
The Salin Plus Salt Therapy Air Purifier Emits Negative Ions and More
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Air-Purifying Ceiling Fans
Air-Purifying Ceiling Fans
The 'Fan Tone' Cleans the Air as it Helps to Cool Your Space
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Lead-Filtering Water Bottles
Lead-Filtering Water Bottles
The Astrea Water Bottle Addresses Rising Lead Levels in Water
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Magnetic Pain Relief Solutions
Magnetic Pain Relief Solutions
The EES Wearables Provide Pain and Stress Relief for Athletes
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Personalized 90-Day Meal Plans
Personalized 90-Day Meal Plans
The Lazar Angelov Diet is Catered to Each Consumer's Lifestyle
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Crystal Ball Sleep Aids
Crystal Ball Sleep Aids
The 'SleepBliss' Offers a Non-Invasive Way to Get Better Sleep
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Pitcher-Sized Water Bottles
Pitcher-Sized Water Bottles
S'wells New Roamer Collection Has Large-Size Containers
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Plant-Based Probiotic Drinks
Plant-Based Probiotic Drinks
Lifeway Foods' Plantiful Features Live Active Vegan Kefir Cultures
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Pocket-Sized Fire Masks
Pocket-Sized Fire Masks
The 'Emergency Escape Filter' Stops Smoke Inhalation
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Pocket-Sized Massage Tools
Pocket-Sized Massage Tools
The Multifunctional 'Backrelease' is a Self-Massage Device for Relief
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Accessibility-Focused Healthy Meals
Accessibility-Focused Healthy Meals
7 Pack Aims to Enhance the Allure Around Nutritious Meals
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Mood-Boosting Prebiotic Powders
Mood-Boosting Prebiotic Powders
Uplift Food's 'Daily Uplifter' Supports Good Gut Health and More
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Flask-Shaped Water Bottles
Flask-Shaped Water Bottles
The Hip Water Bottle By Karim Rashid is Sleek and BPA Free
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3
Light Therapy Lip Enhancers
Light Therapy Lip Enhancers
The LED Lip Rejuvenator Diminishes Wrinkles and Plumps Up Lips
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2
Cauliflower-Powered Snacks
Cauliflower-Powered Snacks
From the Ground Up's Pretzels and Crackers Feature Cauliflower Powder
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Globally Inspired Salad Jars
Globally Inspired Salad Jars
BOL Foods Makes Grab-and-Go Salads Inspired by International Cuisine
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