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Guarding Our Right to Healthy Food and Water

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Eat Patriotically on the Fourth

Eat Patriotically on the Fourth

In the early 1970s, when I first became more conscious about choosing foods to better nurture and sustain me, research led me to conclude that the best thing to do is to eat food in as natural a state as possible.

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Genesis Non-GMO Vitamins Makes Living Healthy Easier

Genesis Non-GMO Vitamins Makes Living Healthy Easier

Mariesa Copeland, co-owner of Genesis Non-GMO Vitamins, in Naples, lovingly recalls from childhood the times when her dad would lift her up onto the kitchen countertop so that she could watch while he made her fresh juice.

Local Health Coaches Provide Lifestyle Education and Enrichment

Local Health Coaches Provide Lifestyle Education and Enrichment

Savvy physicians such as Dr. Mark Hyman, author of the 10-Day Blood Sugar Detox Solution, have found a new way to help patients achieve their health goals.

Who’s a Natural Awakenings Reader?

Who’s a Natural Awakenings Reader?

Natural Awakenings Reader Snapshots.

Kick the Smoking Habit with City Vapor & E-Cig

Kick the Smoking Habit with City Vapor & E-Cig

When a customer comes to City Vapor & E-Cig in Fort Myers to trade in a longstanding cigarette habit for a smoking alternative known as the e-cigarette, owners Christa Whitaker and her son Brett feel a deep sense of pride.

Dance Joyfully Through Life with Nia

Dance Joyfully Through Life with Nia

Fast-paced cardio workouts aren’t generally known for toning the mind, body and soul or leading individuals inward to their own rhythm and ways of moving.

Grow Local, Buy Local, Eat Local

Grow Local, Buy Local, Eat Local

The U.S. organic food market is expected to maintain a compound annual growth rate of 14 percent until 2018, according to a TechSci Research report.

What We Can Do About Digestive Disorders

What We Can Do About Digestive Disorders

Bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea and heartburn are common symptoms of a digestive tract in turmoil.

Safe Sunless Tanning

Safe Sunless Tanning

Scientific reports regarding overexposure to increased ultraviolet (UV) activity in the Earth’s atmosphere have been public knowledge since the 1980s.

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Lustrous Pooch

Lustrous Pooch

10 Foods to Make a Dog’s Coat Glow

Beyond pills and oils, choosing to feed a dog these whole foods gives a healthy shine to its skin and coat.

James Gormley Takes On the FDA

James Gormley Takes On the FDA

Why the Natural Health Movement Must Protect Itself

Big Pharma dominates the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which is why consumers must keep close watch to ensure they don’t cripple the natural health industry.

Give Freedom a Hand

Give Freedom a Hand

Let Peace and Prosperity Ring Around the World

Our five fingers remind us of our five basic freedoms—all of them attainable—for which everyone in our planetary community hungers.

Good Clean Fun Water Sports

Good Clean Fun Water Sports

Saying No to a Wave of Trash

It’s hard to enjoy the water when it’s littered with plastic trash and other flotsam—which is why sports lovers across the country are rallying to collect floating and submerged debris.

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Film Screening and Discussion on Healthy Food

Dr. Michele Pelletiere, owner of Pelletiere Healing Center, in Bonita Springs, and Mariesa Copeland, owner of Genesis Non-GMO Vitamins & More, in Naples, will present a free screening of the movie Hungry for Change at 6 p.m., July 10, at the Genesis store.

Williams Authors New SUN POWER Book

Neville Williams, a solar power pioneer, advocate and entrepreneur, has authored a new book, SUN POWER.

Yoga Loft Naples in Mercato

Yoga Loft Naples is now open in the Mercato shopping center at 9123 Strada Place, Suite 7115.

Sacred Journey to Costa Rica

The Integrative Life Institute, in Naples, is conducting a Sacred Journey retreat to Costa Rica from July 16 to 22.

Roberts to Lead Health Discussions

Dr. Carol L. Roberts, practicing at the Perlmutter Health Center, in Naples, will lead three open discussions on new trends and approaches to improve health this summer.

City Vapor in Fort Myers Offers Special

City Vapor City Vapor & E Cig 7, in Fort Myers, offers only USA-made e-liquids without any synthetics or artificial ingredients.

Peaceful Mind Classes at Monarch Therapy

Peaceful Mind classes continue through the summer for adults and teens from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday evening at Monarch Therapy, in Naples.

Sacred Circle Events at Happehatchee Center

The Happehatchee Center, in Estero, will be closed during July and August except for Sacred Circle events each Friday.

Gulf Coast Acupuncture & Herbs Opens in Naples

Gulf Coast Acupuncture & Herbs, Inc., owned and operated by Dr. Phyllis Weber, AP, LAc, is opening a new location in Naples at 1250 Ninth Street North (Tamiami Trail), Suite 301.

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Awakening America

Celebrating 20 Years of Publishing

Sharon Bruckman shares her story.

Local Healthy Dining Guide

Mmm… That’s Good

Mmm… That’s Good

Whether you’re in the mood for take-out, family-style or fine dining, you can find healthy options throughout Lee and Collier counties.

Kudos

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Seabirds’ Significance

Complex Interactions Help Cool the Planet

Shame Game

Corporations Bow to Public Pressure

Action Alert

Sneak Attack on Dietary Supplements

Sperm Killer

Monsanto Roundup Herbicide May Cause Gene-ocide

Strength in Numbers

It Takes a Village to Feed the World

Urban Habitats

How Plants and Animals Adapt to Cities

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Essential Oils Effective in Fighting Candida, MRSA

Essential Oils Effective in Fighting Candida, MRSA

Effective Natural Treatments

Ginger and Turmeric Protect Skin from Sun

Ginger and Turmeric Protect Skin from Sun

Herbal Extracts Absorb UVB Rays

Dried Plums Prevent Bone Loss

Dried Plums Prevent Bone Loss

Small Daily Serving Boosts Density

Fruits and Veggies Boost Kids’ Learning and Social Skills

Fruits and Veggies Boost Kids’ Learning and Social Skills

Healthy Nutrition Leads to Stronger Abilities

Sun’s Rays May Help Heart Health

Sun’s Rays May Help Heart Health

Providing More than Vitamin D Production

Ashwagandha Herb Mutes Bipolar Disorder, Lowers Stress

Ashwagandha Herb Mutes Bipolar Disorder, Lowers Stress

Ayurvedic Treatment for Mental Health

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