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Rewriting Your Genes: Why Proper Nutrition Can Save Your Life

by Stephanie Jaworowski, MSACN Chronic diseases are on the rise, causing more and more deaths among Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes are the leading causes of death for Americans. But what if we told you there is a way to prevent all of these conditions? You may ... Read More »

Clarity About Coconut Oil

by Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., ND Coconut oil is represented as having almost magical properties. Some people claim that coconut oil is a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, hypothyroidism, cancer, and almost any and all health conditions. But are these claims true? The nutrient breakdown alone says that coconut oil is most likely not a health-promoting food. One tablespoon of coconut ... Read More »

Energetic Skin Care: Awaken Your Inner Beauty

by Michele Horan Revite’ Skincare, in Syosset, takes a “holistic” approach to renewing and rejuvenating the skin/body by the balancing of vital energy utilizing a product line that is based upon Traditional Chinese Medicine and the five element theory. The skin is the largest organ of the body and always offers a telltale sign of what’s going on inside the ... Read More »

Yoga Nanda

Cara Stone is the owner of the beautiful Yoga Nanda, located in Long Beach and Garden City, and her studios’ mission is “to build a yoga community where the patron can know their truth, speak their truth, and hold their truth in their heart. Through physical, emotional and spiritual self-realization, we as a humanity grow to unite with our larger ... Read More »

Arthritis Workouts  

For those with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), strength training, low-impact aerobic exercises and stretching can help build muscle; prevent stiff joints; improve endurance; and benefit the heart, bones and mood. A few examples of exercises include: Yoga   Who it’s good for: Almost everyone can benefit, even people with tender, swollen joints. Yoga offers two great benefits for those living with RA. ... Read More »

MonaLisa Touch: A Painless, Safe Treatment for Vaginal Discomfort and Estrogen Deficiency 

MonaLisa Touch is a revolutionary treatment for women experiencing symptoms of menopause, or any other changes or conditions that may result in a decline in estrogen. This very natural change can be frustrating for women, and put a damper on their sexual vitality and overall mood. Some of the changes a woman might experience are vaginal dryness, itching, burning, painful ... Read More »

Thyroid Meds: Not Feeling Quite as Good as You Thought You Would?

Many people take thyroid medications, like levothyroxine, Synthroid, and sometimes supposedly natural bioidentical hormones, like Armour Thyroid and Nature-Throid. Despite taking these medications, which are marketed as normalizing thyroid levels and balancing metabolism, many still feel the same symptoms they did before starting the medication—fatigue, weight gain, brain fog, aches and pains, lack of motivation, and more. These people thought ... Read More »

Ease Your Transition into Autumn at EverVeda, an Ayurvedic Retreat Center in Oyster Bay

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian medical system with a truly holistic approach to preventive self-care, healing and rejuvenation. It focuses on the uniqueness of each individual while optimizing vitality of body, mind and spirit. It supports the capacity of all beings to heal and be healed. Ayurveda emphasizes the medicine of wholesome relationship—with self, with community, and with nature. One ... Read More »

Lunch Notes

We all know the importance of staying connected with our kids, but with our busy schedules, it’s more difficult to find the time. Lunchbox Love for Kids gives you an easy way to share love, encouragement and fun with your kids throughout the day. Each Lunchbox Love for Kids card has a positive message on the front and, on the ... Read More »

Solar Heats Up

Demand Surges as Prices Fall 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 U.S. ... Read More »