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Fruitalicious Edible Landscapes

Fruitalicious Edible Landscapes

The Perfect Backyard Pharmacy

From blueberries and bananas to papayas, strawberries and more exotic fruit such as the nectar sweet sapote, local residents are enjoying the organic fruits of their labors in a good growing season.

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide 2017

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide 2017

Mmm… That’s Good

Natural Awakenings recently taste-tested the following local venues, where fresh, healthy food is also delicious.

Natural Wines are a Healthy Option

Natural Wines are a Healthy Option

Natural wines made with only organic grapes are of particular interest to individuals that have difficulty drinking conventionally made wine.

Surprise the Palate with Delicious Gluten-Free Dishes

Surprise the Palate with Delicious Gluten-Free Dishes

Gluten-Free cooking can be surprisingly simple and delicious ; learn to live the good life with chef Laurie Richardone !

Functional Medicine and Whole Body Health

Functional Medicine and Whole Body Health

Local functional medicine practitioners are in agreement that the health of the entire body, including the brain, cognitive abilities and moods, begins with the condition of our gut and its micro biome.

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New Venue Satisfies Sweet Tooths Organically

New Venue Satisfies Sweet Tooths Organically

There’s a new place in the heart of Naples to satisfy one’s sweet tooth in a healthy manner.

New Hybrid Publix Goes Green

A hybrid Publix Super Market in Naples blends a traditional store plan with the company’s GreenWise concept, offering shoppers a wider selection of Earth-friendly, all-natural and organic products.

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Eat Well Features

Eggs-pert Advice

Eggs-pert Advice

How to Buy Good Eggs from Happy Hens

By knowing what the terms on egg cartons mean, we can pick fresh, delicious eggs produced by hens raised in humane conditions.

Thumbs-Up on Fats

Thumbs-Up on Fats

Good Fat Doesn’t Make Us Fat

Fat used to be the nemesis of good nutrition, but the latest research overturns that theory: The right fats actually keep us thin without harming our hearts.

Fearless Eating

Fearless Eating

How to Move Past Food Sensitivities

The queasy stomach, brain fog or food cravings we’re experiencing might be caused by food sensitivities and a leaky gut—but there are some practical, simple solutions.

Indoor Kitchen Gardening

Indoor Kitchen Gardening

Easy-Grow Microgreens Are Big on Nutrition

Alfalfa, wheat, popcorn, radishes, red cabbage, snow peas and more can be grown in soil in tiny kitchen containers, producing quick harvests of tasty nutrients.

The Dark Side of Gluten-Free Living

The Dark Side of Gluten-Free Living

Most People Benefit from Gluten

For the majority of people, those that aren’t gluten-sensitive, removing it from our plates can hurt our gut flora and depress immune function, new studies show.

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Eat Well Briefs

Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Impacts Overall Calories and Nutritional Value

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Helps to Preserve Mental Function

Petroleum-Free

Petroleum-Free

Phasing Out Plastic Film Food Wrappers

Growing Organics

Growing Organics

Toxin-Free Farmlands Rise to 4.1 Million Acres

No Benefit to Cutting Fat in Cheese

No Benefit to Cutting Fat in Cheese

Does Not Affect Cholesterol Levels

The Five-Second Rule Debunked

The Five-Second Rule Debunked

Researchers Disprove the Thought

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Digital Edition

Natural Awakenings Magazine SWFL (Collier, Lee Counties / Naples, Fort Myers) Digital Magazine
Read the online digital version of Natural Awakenings that allows you to turn pages like the print edition.


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