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Whole Food

Greater than the Sum of its Parts by Margie King Western science is obsessed with deconstructing food, researching and analyzing its component parts, isolating the active ingredients, repackaging them in pills or powders and prescribing them in daily doses. But according to Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D., author of Food and Healing, this chemistry-based theory of nutrition is upside-down. Colbin, founder and CEO ... Read More »

Catalyst for Change

Natural Awakenings Celebrates 20 Years of Conscious Living by Sharon Bruckman, CEO/founder A heartfelt shout out goes to the 90 U.S. cities and metro areas across the country, plus Puerto Rico, where Natural Awakenings is effecting positive change in people’s lives. For 20 years, this free community magazine has been loyal readers’ go-to resource for awakening America to the benefits ... Read More »

Label Literacy

Five Tips Help Kids Choose Healthy Foods by Elisa Bosley Families have three key weapons in combating America’s childhood obesity epidemic: keeping them active, reducing their soda and junk food intake and teaching youngsters how to read food labels. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, obesity more than doubled in children ages 6 to 11 and tripled in ... Read More »

Green Up the New Year

Easy Ways to Go Eco Right Now by Avery Mack New Year resolutions can be a distant memory by mid-January, due to unrealistic expectations, slow results and distractions that sideline good intentions. Yet we may still reap the rewards of a greener, healthier lifestyle by progressively adopting small, doable changes. Nifty Switches January white sales present a prime opportunity to ... Read More »

Soul-Full Goals

Feeling Our Way to Happiness by Susie Ruth Many of us have our relationship to success inside out. We busy ourselves so much with do-or-die goals we “should” achieve that we drown out the crucial signals life is sending our way—both from our own instincts and from others able to objectively see what we truly need. According to Danielle LaPorte, ... Read More »

The New Money

Filmmaker Katie Teague on the Emerging Economy by Linda Sechrist Katie Teague’s inspiring documentary, Money and Life, provocatively asks: Rather than disastrous, can we view economic crises as brimming with opportunities to shift our thoughts about money and thereby improve models of economic exchange? Why did you produce a documentary on the subject of money? As an in-depth psychotherapist familiar ... Read More »

Build a Health Dream Team

For Optimum Well-Being by Kathleen Barnes Conventional doctors too often dispense vague, boilerplate health advice, urging their patients to eat a healthy diet, exercise and take helpful supplements. Some are lucky enough to also be directed to detoxify their body and manage stress. That’s typically the best most people can expect in terms of practical advice. It is rare to ... Read More »

Age-Defying Pets

Holistic Strategies Keep Tails Wagging by Dr. Shawn Messonnier In human health care, naturopathic doctors offer a specialty called anti-aging medicine. The goal is to restore optimal health to those at midlife and older that seek to prevent or reduce the incidence of diseases often associated with aging. But when it comes to aging pets, most veterinary doctors fail to ... Read More »

New Intention: Lakota Advice for Life

Friend do it this way—that is, whatever you do in life, do the very best you can with both your heart and mind. And if you do it that way, the Power Of The Universe will come to your assistance, if your heart and mind are in Unity. When one sits in the Hoop Of The People, one must be ... Read More »

Changing for Good!

A Health Coach Fosters Results by Lauressa Nelson A health or wellness coach integrated into a personal healthcare team can be critical to catalyzing sustainable change. Many people understand they need to modify their self-care, yet fail to take the optimal steps to make such a transformation happen. “What we’ve discovered is that people don’t routinely change behavior due to ... Read More »

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