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Solar Heats Up

Demand Surges as Prices Fall by Jim Motavalli Now is a good time to buy a solar system and get off the grid. Solar photovoltaic prices have fallen 67 percent in the last five years, reports Alexandra Hobson with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). It’s a boom period for solar—a record 14.8 gigawatts were installed last year in the ... Read More »

Fabulous Fan Fare

Healthy Tailgating Foods to Cheer For by Judith Fertig Eat, play, party… and repeat. We may call it tailgating, fangating, homegating, a watch party or simply eating with friends before a big game. According to the American Tailgaters Association, in St. Paul, Minnesota, an estimated 50 million Americans tailgate annually. Whether we’re on the road or at home, making the ... Read More »

Letter From the Publisher

Dear Friends, We have two great themes this month—anti-aging and yoga. It is coincidental that the anti-aging issue is being produced on my birthday, and brings this theme into greater perspective for me, personally. Although we are aging every day, it is our birthdays that mark the passage of time and lead us to look a bit more closely in ... Read More »

The Medical Promise of Anti-Aging

A Spotlight on Margarita Kullick, M.D. Recently joining the team at National Integrated Health Associates (NIHA), Margarita Kullick, M.D., is a functional and anti-aging medical physician. Natural Awakenings had the opportunity to learn about Kullick’s methods of working with patients, and provided information about the type of patient that should be seeking anti-aging support, and when to start. What is ... Read More »

Minty Fresh and Great Health Benefits

by Laina Poulakos Mint has been used for more than 3000 years for its medicinal properties. In addition to drinking it in delicious tea or inhaling it, mint has even been used on the skin because of it’s amazing healing properties. Starting with the stomach, it is excellent at helping with minor discomforts such as colic, nausea and diarrhea. Mint ... Read More »

Garden Dreams Come True with Prior Unity Garden’s Foundations of Organic Gardening

Many folks are joining the organic home garden revolution. Newbies look for reliable information while others want their garden to be more fruitful. You can achieve your organic gardening goals and dreams with The Foundations of Organic Gardening, an interactive, six-session course spread over seven months, beginning September 30th.             Foundations’ topics include garden design and layout, building soil, seeds, ... Read More »

When Thyroid Hormones Fail Us – A Free Talk

Even though many women are taking thyroid hormones and their lab tests state that they are “normal”, up to 90 percent continue to suffer from many of the symptoms. Dr. Serena Satcher is offering a free wellness talk to help break out of this cycle by discussing the root causes of hypothyroidism and natural ways to overcome it. The talk ... Read More »

The People Speak on Climate Change

A recent study by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change, a majority of registered voters – including large majorities of all Democrats and Independents, as well as nearly half or more of liberal and moderate Republicans want more to be done to address global warming. The cast of characters who ... Read More »

First School of Naturopathic Medicine in the Mid-Atlantic to Open

Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) announced recently that it will welcome its first class of naturopathic medical students in the fall of 2018. Applications will be available, starting in September. “In establishing our School of Naturopathic Medicine, MUIH is taking a bold step to address some of most challenging issues in health care,” said Steven Combs, president and CEO of ... Read More »

Grand Opening of Take Care in D.C.

Take Care is D.C.’s first independently owned and operated all-natural, holistic lifestyle shop, located at 1338 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, recently celebrated its grand opening and is ready to serve the community. Owner Becky Waddell seeks out brands and makers that embody the Take Care philosophy: that form and function are as important as the way in which a product is made. ... Read More »