Must Reads


Memory Loss Protection          

by Stephanie Jaworowski, MSACN We have all been told that consuming a well-balanced diet is important for proper care and maintenance of the body. Unfortunately, though we may know this simple fact, we may be blind to the evidence supporting this statement. One of the biggest misunderstandings in food and nutrition is the use and balance of micronutrients. These nutrients ... Read More »

Improving Your Yoga Practice Through Assessment

by John Wallman, DC, and Pamela Wallman “Have you tried…?”  How many times have you heard this dialog? “I’ve got a backache.” Someone else replies, “Have you tried leg lifts?” or “Do sit ups” or “Try this yoga pose” or any number of other options. And many people will try them all, one after the other, until the problem is ... Read More »

How Preventive Dentistry Can Save Money on General Health Care 

While modern dentistry and dental patients alike are largely concerned with pain management, they often fail to address the underlying causes of the pain that can lead to more severe conditions. For example, periodontal disease is the most common type of human infection but what is largely unknown to the public is that if it is left untreated, it can ... Read More »

What Is Feng Shui?

Feng shui is an ancient Chinese way to attract a beneficial flow of life-giving energy to your space. It was developed thousands of years ago and there are many schools of thought. The translation of feng shui is wind (feng) and water (shui), and this relates to the flow of energy (chi or qi) in a space and on the ... Read More »

Food Affects Your Mood

Many people already realize how much food affects how they feel. Often after eating too much sugar- or gluten-containing products, many feel tired, sluggish, achy, bloated and other less-than-desirable sensations. We think of it as just a temporary discomfort, but these mild to extremely uncomfortable feelings may create more chronic issues than we realize. At the same time, we must ... 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 Sallaberry are remarkable community leaders, having not only launched what is now PR’s number one health and wellness publication, but also having originated and managed the most important annual health and ... Read More »

Greater NY’s Best Body-Mind-Spirit Fair

The ever-popular Awaken Wellness Fair, greater New York’s best loved body-mind-spirit-green expo, comes to Tarrytown for the 20th time! Always fresh and new, the fair takes place on Sunday, November 19, at the Double Tree Hotel, at 455 South Broadway, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Awaken Wellness Fair is a holistically focused expo, with the mission of exposing ... Read More »

Natural Awakenings Publisher Kelly Martinsen to Hold Book Signing Event

On Saturday, December 2, from 4 to 6 p.m., Natural Awakenings Long Island (NALI) Publisher Kelly Martinsen will be at Barnes & Noble on Old Country Road, in Carle Place, signing copies of her new book, A Year of Inspired Living—a compilation of essays containing wisdom Martinsen has gleaned through various life events and from people she has interviewed and ... Read More »

Confused Girl in the City

Confused Girl is making a big impact in athleisure. Giovanna Silvestre is a perfect example of a millennial female entrepreneur who has created her own success with no money and a dream. She worked part-time jobs and used her following from her blog and social media as a springboard to create a unique product with a powerful message. On her inspiring journey, she met ... Read More »

Introducing Bell Lifestyle Products New Look Nationwide

With over 20 years of experience, Bell Lifestyle Products Inc., in South Haven, Michigan, is introducing a new look for its complete line of over 60 natural supplements across 13 health categories. Bell continues to expand its line of products, most recently launching a new, all-in-one bladder and urinary tract support formulation, see page X, and a new line of ... Read More »