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October Issue

 Game Changers
& Chiropractic

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Letter From Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

We’re tempted to believe that changing the world is all about big actions, but what if the recipe for healing actually starts with small acts of kindness.

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Crunchy Cleaning by Cindy

Crunchy Cleaning by Cindy

The health benefits of cleaning with non-toxic cleaning supplies and helping people organize their homes are subjects that Cindy Bisanti, owner of Crunchy Cleaning talks about from experience.

Real Solutions For Climate Change

Real Solutions For Climate Change

For Paul Hawken, author and leading environmental entrepreneur working with a coalition of more than 200 research fellows, advisors and expert reviewers, the climate goal is the reversal of global warming.

Accolades for the Blue Zones Naples Project

Accolades for the Blue Zones Naples Project

Since NCH Healthcare launched the Blue Zones Project in 2014, it has enjoyed continued success.

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Healing Our Kids

Healing Our Kids

Reversing a Rising Tide of Chronic Conditions

An estimated quarter to half of American children have a diagnosed chronic condition such as autism or allergies, but an integrative approach to healing can have profound effects.

Farewell to a Beloved Pet

Farewell to a Beloved Pet

Earth’s Memorial to a Pet’s Passing

Innovative options now exist that honor a pet’s remains in an earth-friendly, biodegradable fashion using alkaline water, seeded pods or a manmade ocean reef.

Youths Step Up to the Global Challenge

Youths Step Up to the Global Challenge

Fresh Hope for a Troubled Planet

Realizing that they can’t wait for adults to fix our sweeping societal and environmental problems, young people are taking meaningful action to end business as usual.

Donna Karan on Fashioning Healthful Change

Donna Karan on Fashioning Healthful Change

After her late husband’s struggle with lung cancer, the style icon has turned her attention to organizing a way to put complementary therapies to use in healthcare.

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Drawdown Solutions in Collier and Lee County

In Collier and Lee counties, local organizations were excited to learn that their mission and activities were already in alignment with two of the solutions for the climate goal of reversing global warming described in Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming.

Pain Resolution, Not Just Management

Caring Medical Regenerative Medicine Clinics has been a leading regenerative medicine clinic since 1993, with locations in Fort Myers and in Oak Park, Illinois.

Woodhouse Day Spa Benefit for The Sunshine Kids

The sixth annual Girls Night Out Open House in support of the Naples branch of The Sunshine Kids will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., October 25, at the Woodhouse Day Spa, in Naples. Guests will enjoy mini-spa services including chair massage, hand and arm treatments in the nail room, skin care demonstrations and more.

Amending Florida’s Nutrient Poor Soil Naturally

Sunday Family Fun Day Celebrates Refuge

Sunday Family Fun Day will culminate the weekend-long “Ding” Darling Days at J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, on Sanibel Island, from 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., October 14.

Discount Offer for Cannabis Massages

Assuage Spa Luxury, with locations in Naples and Fort Myers, is offering an affordable way to experience the many health benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) massage.

The Effectiveness of Chiropractic Treatment for Neck Pain

The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics indicates that an integrated approach to health care, which includes chiropractic, results in a 51.8 percent reduction in pharmaceutical costs and 43 percent fewer hospital admissions.

Nahmod Concert at Unity of Fort Myers

Daniel Nahmod will perform his unique, poetic and evocative message of peace, love and compassion that crosses all nations, cultures and faiths in a concert beginning at 7 p.m., October 6, at Unity of Fort Myers.

Spirit Con Event on Pine Island

Spiritual Communities Network will present Spirit Con, featuring 11, half-hour presentations on holistic health care.

Wrap It Up at Woodhouse Day Spa

Couples Massage and Meaningful Touch Classes in Naples

Licensed Massage Therapist and veteran teacher Alvina Quatrano will lead a Couples Massage class from 5 to 8 p.m., November 2, and a Meaningful Touch class at the same time on January 2.

Learn and Taste the Healing Powers of Food

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Deborah Post and “the medicinal gourmet” Shelly Stauber, a Whole Foods Market personal chef, will present Savoring the Healing Powers of Food! from 6 to 7:30 p.m., October 30, at Wellbridges Health Center, in Bonita Springs.

BEssentially Green Offers Corporate Wellness Program

Diane Leddy, owner of BEssentially Green, will begin offering the Health, Education, Leveraging Program, a wellness initiative, to employees at corporate office settings in Lee and Collier counties within the first two weeks of this month.

Transformational Health and Wellness Event at AHA!

As part of his Florida debut, Joey Raines, founder of Masters & Raines Transformational Health and Wellness, will conduct his free signature presentation, Towards Instantaneous Healing, from 6 to 7 p.m., October 16.

Psychic Fair to Assist Children at Unity of Bonita

A Spirits Row Psychic Fair to benefit the Children’s Outreach program will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 3, at the Unity Church of Bonita, in Bonita Springs.

Digital Edition

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Awakening America

Celebrating 20 Years of Publishing

Sharon Bruckman shares her story.

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Local Healthy Dining Guide

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide

From takeout to family style or fine dining, healthy dining options abound throughout Lee and Collier counties. Natural Awakenings recently taste-tested the following venues, where fresh, healthy food is also delicious.

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Kudos

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Food Finder

Software Tracks Farm to Fork Supply Chain

Corporate Conscience

Leading Food Companies Aim to Slash Energy Footprints

Turtle Turnaround

Hatchlings Return to Mumbai Beach After 20 Years

Debris Drop-Off

Plastic Bag Deterrents Working in European Waters

Last Straw

Groups Work to Make U.S. Go Strawless

Air Fare

Creating Food from Carbon Dioxide

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Natural Vitamin E Lowers Heart Risks

Natural Vitamin E Lowers Heart Risks

Boosts Cardiovascular Health

Music Reduces Need for Post-Surgery Opioids

Music Reduces Need for Post-Surgery Opioids

Cuts Painkiller Use

Knitting Releases the Blues

Knitting Releases the Blues

Health Benefits of Needlework

Music Lessons Make Kids Smarter

Music Lessons Make Kids Smarter

Improves Academic Performance

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