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July Issue

Urban & Suburban Agriculture
and Gut Health

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Letter From Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

When I moved to Naples in the early 80s, I was happy to discover Martha’s Health Food store, the only one of its kind at the time.

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Laser Therapy More Versatile than Acupuncture

Laser Therapy More Versatile than Acupuncture

After working with so many patients that have artificial joint replacements Charles Caccamesi, owner of Acupuncture Care of Naples, began wondering how he might produce better results.

Concept 10 10 – The Future of Physical Exercise in Naples

Concept 10 10 – The Future of Physical Exercise in Naples

“Exercise doesn’t have to be time-consuming, laborious or sweaty to produce visible results. A once-a-week 20-minute workout regimen that includes six exercises on our six pieces of equipment is sufficient. Here, more is not better,” says Jorgen Albrechtsen.

Cutting-Edge Genetic Testing

Cutting-Edge Genetic Testing

The most sophisticated of genomics reports, IntellxxDNA, provides unprecedented insight into an individual’s unique genetic make-up to assist a physician in developing true, personalized care.

Holistic Pediatrics

Holistic Pediatrics

Parents searching for a paradigm shift in healthcare can look locally to Robert Murdoch, who practices functional medicine, holistic pediatrics and acupuncture at Natural Family Physicians, in Fort Myers.

New Technology for Lymphatic Drainage

The body’s lymphatic system rids the body of toxins, metabolic waste and excess water.

Navigating the Health Food Marketplace

Navigating the Health Food Marketplace

Along with high-quality products, an attractive and customer-centric atmosphere, as well as forming personal relationships with customers, creates the rewarding personalized shopping experience that individuals expect from local health food stores.

A Local Couple’s Passion for Essential Oils

A Local Couple’s Passion for Essential Oils

Susie and Peter Bagwell have been doTERRA health advocates for 10 years now, expanding their business to include a training center on Alico Road in Fort Myers.

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Help For Home Gardeners

Help For Home Gardeners

Extension Agents at Your Service

Nationwide, local extension agents offer soil testing and instruction in organic methods, making rain barrels, choosing native plants and a host of low-cost and no-cost services.

Beyond Antibiotics

Beyond Antibiotics

Pets Can Heal With Natural Approaches

Antibiotics for pets can carry considerable downsides, so it's worth exploring natural options like herbs, homeopathy and nutritional interventions with a holistic or integrative vet.

Alice Robb on the Transformative Power of Dreams

Alice Robb on the Transformative Power of Dreams

We can teach ourselves first to recall our dreams and then to influence them to enhance our inner growth and creativity, says the author.

Crops in the City

Crops in the City

Urban Agriculture Breaks New Ground

Entrepreneurial innovators are tapping into new technologies and markets to grow fresh, healthy food within cities, turning so-called ‘mean streets’ into ‘green streets.’

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SanFu Moxibustion Program at Acupuncture Center of Naples

The Acupuncture Center of Naples, led by Dr. Xiu Qiong Cen, is offering a special series of SanFu moxibustion programs for increased preventive care and wellness for clients.

Free Lecture on the Health Benefits of Genetic Testing

Dr. Eduardo Maristany will lead an IntellxxDNA Genetic Testing that Supports Your Health presentation at 6 p.m., July 30, at the Naples Center for Functional Medicine.

Radical Forgiveness and Other Services in Naples

Carmen Trujillo Prestopino, MSPT, CLT and a certified Radical Forgiveness Therapy practitioner, offers a variety of services through her Naples-based My Healing Choice, LLC, practice.

Firefly Within Opens Home Office

Firefly Within, LLC, owned by Karin Wolfe and featuring quantum biofeedback and reiki sessions, has opened a new home office at 3524 Sudbury Lane, in Bonita Springs.

Free Acupuncture for Veterans at Lotus Blossom Clinic

Dr. David Martin, the acupuncture physician at the Lotus Blossom Clinic, in Fort Myers, recently became a fully approved provider within the U.S. Veterans Administration system.

Practice Relocates and Expands at Two Offices

In its 10th year of operation, Southwest Medical Thermal Imaging & Ultrasound, LLC, has relocated to two separate practices in Lee County.

Spiritual Communities Network Classes Resume

The next Spiritual Communities Network classroom teleclass will take place beginning at 7 p.m., July 8.

Lifeline Family Center to Begin Housing Project

In a special ceremony, the Lifeline Family Center will break ground at 10 a.m., July 18, at 907 Southeast Fifth Avenue, in Cape Coral, on a unique, affordable housing facility for single women with children graduating from their program.

Free Meetings with Therapists at AHA! A Holistic Approach Center

AHA! A Holistic Approach Center for Health and Harmony, in Fort Myers, will host free, informative, meet-and-greet meetings with their experienced, natural therapists throughout this month.

Lauchlan Joins Wellbridges in Bonita Beach

Karen Lauchlan, a registered nurse, CranioSacral Therapist and licensed massage therapist, of Therapeutic Healing Solutions, is offering treatments and conducting special informational workshops at Wellbridges Health Center, in Bonita Springs.

Purely You Spa to Host Many Special Events

Certified Organic spa Purely You Spa, in Naples, will host several events, including a free Bio-Electromagnetic Energy Regulation (BEMER) Mat Circulation Therapy launch party from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 8, to promote their newest treatment that can improve circulation, sleep, energy and overall well-being.

Build a Stronger Gut in Fort Myers

Area experts will share their knowledge on a crucial health and wellness topic in a Building a Stronger Gut, Live Longer and Well presentation hosted by the Fort Myers chapter of the Holistic Chamber of Commerce from 2 to 4 p.m., July 27, at Unity of Fort Myers.

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Awakening America

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Local Healthy Dining Guide

Concept 10 10 – The Future of Physical Exercise in Naples

Concept 10 10 – The Future of Physical Exercise in Naples

“Exercise doesn’t have to be time-consuming, laborious or sweaty to produce visible results. A once-a-week 20-minute workout regimen that includes six exercises on our six pieces of equipment is sufficient. Here, more is not better,” says Jorgen Albrechtsen.

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Kudos

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Wonder Weed

Wonder Weed

Hemp to the Rescue at Detox Sites

Too Blue

Too Blue

Algae Loss Colors Ocean

Dangerous Dozen

Dangerous Dozen

Produce to Avoid

Alarm Sounded

Alarm Sounded

Ireland Declares Climate Emergency

Action Alert

Action Alert

Greenhouse Gases Hit Landmark

Sunny Solution

Sunny Solution

Wastewater Turned into Hydrogen Fuel

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Munch Nuts for a Healthy Brain

Munch Nuts for a Healthy Brain

Improves Cognitive Functions

Sleep Better and Feel Happier With Probiotics

Sleep Better and Feel Happier With Probiotics

Healthy Bacteria Helps with Mood and Rest

Eat Mostly Plants to Ease Gum Inflammation

Eat Mostly Plants to Ease Gum Inflammation

Oral Health Benefits

Get Eyes Checked to Detect Early Alzheimer’s

Get Eyes Checked to Detect Early Alzheimer’s

Optometry's Link to Brain Health

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