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Abolishing Diabetes with Nutrition

by Elizabeth McMillan, CNS, LDN Diabetes is an unfortunate epidemic in the world, especially in Westernized cultures. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. and 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed every year. This is particularly devastating because diabetes can be 100 percent treated and reversed with proper diet and a ... Read More »

New Findings on Cancer with Dr. Gant: Free Webinar Series

Charles Gant, M.D., Ph.D., is an author, physician and educator, specializing in functional medicine, genomics and precision medicine to address the root cause of medical disorders. He will be offering two new webinars this month on cancer and the metabolic aspects of treatment. The first webinar, offered from 8 to 9 p.m. on November 1, will address the question of whether ... Read More »

Illuminate Annapolis

If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more!), the Illuminate Annapolis Mind-Body-Spirit Festival, from 11 a.m to 6 p.m on October 22 is a great place to start. The event will be held at the Student Union at Anne Arundel Community College. Throughout the day, practitioners will conduct mini-sessions ... Read More »

Beyond Maria: Coming Together to Help Rebuild Puerto Rico

Luis Mendez and Waleska Sallaberry, the publishers of Natural Awakenings Puerto Rico (PR) edition for the past 15 years, have a simple request: “Please help us rebuild.” Mendez and Sallabery are remarkable community leaders, having not only launched what is now PR’s No. 1 health and wellness publication, but also having originated and managed the most important annual health and ... Read More »

Open Saturday Volunteer Day at Arcadia Farm

Come get your hands dirty, learn about sustainable agriculture and help grow vegetables for neighbors who have a hard time getting access to affordable nutritious food. All are invited to join Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture for their Open Saturday Volunteer Day, starting at 9 a.m. on November 11. Volunteers have the chance to weed, hoe, plant, sometimes ... Read More »

Crying Tears of Teal: Ovarian Cancer Awareness

by Serena T. Wills September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. One month is not enough time to make people aware of this deadly and rapid cancer. If my mother and I had known the symptoms and facts sooner about ovarian cancer, I believe she would be alive today. My mother was 60 years old and we were planning a vacation ... Read More »

Fermented Foods Revival

Rediscover Probiotic-Rich Foods by Judith Fertig Colorful jars of fermented Korean kimchee, Indian chutney, German sauerkraut and bottles of kombucha line many grocery store shelves today. We’re in the midst of a fermented food revival. Grassroots Groundswell “I grew up in New York City as the grandson of immigrants from Belarus, and sauerkraut and pickles were common foods I always ... Read More »

Personal Growth Challenge: A Game of Self-Discovery

Developed by an Area Coach and Entrepreneur by Robin Fillmore Local entrepreneur and personal coach, Alexis Sullivan, has come up with an idea that may revolutionize the way that anyone can get on a journey to understand themselves a bit better. She has developed the “Personal Growth Challenge ~ A Game of Self-Discovery.” Players and seekers are invited into either ... Read More »

What is Chiropractic?

by Allan Tomson, DC  Chiropractic is a holistic drug-free healing art with a primary focus on the spine and the nervous system. It is based on the theory that the spinal vertebra are moveable and they can become misaligned and sometimes “stuck” out of their normal position. Employing a thorough examination and diagnosis, a chiropractor identifies where the misaligned vertebra ... Read More »

Letter From the Publisher

Dear Friends, As I write this to you, the great cleanup has just begun in Florida, the Caribbean and other parts of the South in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, and is in full swing in Texas and Louisiana after the devastating impact of Harvey. My personal Facebook feed is full of notes sharing the “I’m safe” check-in and, in ... Read More »