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A donation of $860.00 in May to Winhouse!!!

You can't imagine how excited we were to discover that ZypChicks Healthy Living raised $860.00 for Winhouse, a women's shelter in Edmonton!

A big thanks to all of you who ordered through our many platforms in May to make this possible.

These are turbulent times. We truly hope that out of all our protests that positive changes will happen, more humanity, more acceptance and understanding, justice and peace.

Our May campaign focused on mothers, women and children in situations of domestic abuse. They are particularly vulnerable during this pandemic, trapped in their homes with their abusers, isolated from the people and resources that could help them. As part of this community, ZypChicks Healthy Living wanted to make a difference, remembering those in difficult situations and reach out where we could.

Our inspiration for this campaign came from our parents, Tillie and Hank Zyp, who worked tirelessly for social justice. They believed that everybody could make a positive difference in our world and that it was our responsibility to do so. One small action can change a life.

These values form the basis of our hemp business. Our business decisions are made in the context of our values. It is the reason we sell hemp.

Hemp is a local super food, containing anti-oxidants, protein, carotene as well as a number of minerals like calcium, magnesium, sulphur, potassium, iron, zinc and phosphorus.    AND is GOOD for you!

The essential fatty acids (EFA) in hemp seeds and oil are extremely high. These fatty acids are necessary for good health and are responsible for the glow in our skin, the shine in our hair, the brightness of our eyes, the good functioning of our brain, and can strengthen our immunity. All EFAs must be obtained through food sources as they are not produced by our bodies. Why not get those EFAs from a whole food like hemp?

Hemp oil used in cosmetics and body care products is anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging. It balances skin PH and moisture levels as well as helping to heal skin lesions. Hemp oil is non-comodogenic, making it easily absorbed through the skin and best of all, no greasy feeling!

Hemp is a local crop that is good for the environment: it is low input; it releases more oxygen and absorbs more carbon than the equivalent acreage of forested land; all parts of the hemp plant can be used; hemp can be used for everything from food, to paper, to textiles and plastics, to high tech batteries.

In keeping with the low carbon footprint of hemp, we are moving to a compostable bag for ZypChicks hemp hearts. All our seasoned hemp is packaged in a environmentally bio-degradable bag!

Thank you all for your continued support!

P.S. We have a deal running for Fathers' Day: use the coupon code DAD10 for 10% off your entire order.

A little ZYP..... a lot of GOOD!

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