Must Reads

January 2017

An Interview with Creative Arts Therapist Arden Fekett, Who Helps People Discover the Promise Within

Arden Fekett, who has a Master of Professional Studies degree and is a licensed creative arts therapist, works on Long Island utilizing creative outlets as a means to uncover potential, heal self-doubt and work through problems. Natural Awakenings Long Island (NALI) caught up with her recently to inquire about her life’s work. What is your life mission? It’s been I ... Read More »

Myobrace Orthodontics

A beautiful smile begins with healthy and well-aligned teeth. This can be achieved through a good set of genes or, more commonly, rigorous orthodontic activities. One successful and easy option with high patient satisfaction is Myobrace orthodontics developed in Australia more than 20 years ago. Traditional orthodontic methods use various materials to artificially move teeth into their right positions with ... Read More »

New Year, New You

by Dr. David Pollack Another year has passed, and what a year it has been. More people have adopted a lifestyle of wellness than any year before. I see and hear it daily. The difference in the starting points of improved lifestyle for the majority of my new patients is significantly better than even three years ago. Many people have ... Read More »

Feeding the Mind

by Steven M. Rachlin, M.D. With aging comes normal changes in cognition, and the desire to slow the process for those most affected. The three specific changes in cognitive health as we age include a greater tendency to be distracted, reduced processing speed, and reduced capacity to remember and process information simultaneously. A large majority of baby boomers fear the ... Read More »

Is it Safe for a Pregnant Woman to Visit a Dentist? Yes

by Jonathan Richter, DDS, FAGD According to research from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, in 2011 about two-thirds of pregnant women had their teeth cleaned in the year prior to delivery, but approximately one-half had their teeth cleaned during pregnancy. While plenty of factors may keep pregnant women from visiting their dentist, some may avoid going because they are ... Read More »

Introducing a Brand New Food Called TAP

Tapioca was a food first used by the Indians in South America. It has had a rebirth and now is a clean-eating staple. Extracted from the cassava root, native to the Northern region of Brazil, tapioca is a natural source of energy—ideal for athletes and high-performance workers. When spread on a hot pan, TAP, which is made partially from tapioca, will ... Read More »

Do You Long to Take Your Yoga Off of the Mat 

On February 14 through 24, join Nadine Wolff, RYT-500, into the heart of Kolkata, India, to visit with organizations that are actively rescuing and rehabilitating the women and child survivors of human trafficking. See firsthand what is being done to combat this unimaginable violation of human rights, which is a $32 billion dollar illegal industry affecting more than 20 million ... Read More »

Holistic Toothpaste for a Healthy Body, Mind and Spirit

Nature’s Dental introduces its newest creation of a fluoride-free toothpaste. Dr. Olga Isaeva, of Nature’s Dental, who is the brains behind Nature’s Green, is so excited about finally having a product that she can feel great recommending to her patients. “With Nature’s Green, there is no more worries about kids ingesting poisonous fluoride and other abrasive unnecessary chemicals, but instead, ... Read More »

Breath N Flow Yoga to Open Yoga Studio in Oceanside

Breath N Flow Yoga studio opened its doors in 2010 in Freeport and has seen its community grow exponentially. The need to expand began to present itself to owners Leah and Manny Hartofelis, and the two began looking into opening a space in Oceanside. As residents of Oceanside, it made perfect sense to open a studio that is true to ... Read More »

Salt Room Opens at Country Village Chemists

Country Village Chemists—a favorite local pharmacy that carries a large number of amazing alternative therapies and nutritional and vitamin supplements, and which also has a great gift shop filled with fair trade, local and charitable gifts—has a new offering: a salt room, built with the use of Himalayan salt, which has no preservatives or artificial colorants. It offers healing attributes ... Read More »