The Bookcase: We’re Even Hungrier for Health

by Ellensue Spicer-Jacobson

Hungrier for Health photoIn Hungrier for Health, Susan Silberstein, Ph.D., expands on the four fundamental principles of healthy eating found in her first book: Eat primitive, eat colorful, eat alkaline and eat organic. She then gives readers four additional eating principles to consider: Eat natural, eat vegan, eat more raw foods and eat native.

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Local Shop Offers Medicinal Soaps from the Rainforest of Ecuador

The indigenous community of Rio Blanco is applying a new twist to its ancient, ancestral traditions. In the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador, this indigenous Kichwa community is creating soaps utilizing the healing properties of the native medicinal plants of the forest.

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Queen’s Health Centers Celebrates 20 Years with Healthy Living Expert Speakers

As part of a month-long celebration of serving the community for 20 years, Queen’s Health Centers—a wellness center in Souderton providing natural, effective health education—will host multiple experts in the field of healthy living throughout the month of January.
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Natural Awakenings BuxMont’s 5th Anniversary Issue Coming Soon

In February, Natural Awakenings of Bucks, Montgomery and the Main Line will celebrate its fifth anniversary. To celebrate, the magazine is looking for local businesses and organizations interested in being part of this special issue.
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Local Podiatrist and Acupuncturist Utilizes Lasers to Help Patients

Integrative Health Care is pleased to announce the arrival of the Nexus Laser—continuous wave-pulsed lasers delivering biostimulation therapy—in its Fountainville office. Dr. Lisa Rhodes, DPM, LAc, has found that lasers are used beneficially to address three major areas of patient problems, including pain/inflammation, unsightly toenails and wounds or infections.
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Greenshire Arts Offers Spiritual Retreat to Kaua’i

Partnering with Spirit of Kaua’i, Greenshire Arts Consortium, in Quakertown, will host Spirit of Kaua’i, June 4 to 11, 2015, on the legendary Healing Island of Kaua’i, Hawaii. The spiritual travel retreat aims to help attendees restore vitality while being nurtured by the beauty and magic of the land.
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Custom Orthotics Now Available at Center for Natural Healing

Center for Natural Healing, of Doylestown, is now able to make custom orthotics to help with patients’ pain. Fastech Labs’ custom foot orthotics can help solve most foot support and performance problems such as heel, knee and lower back pain, as well as shin splints and plantar fasciitis. The technology has been available for over 30 years and is able to create custom foot orthotics more quickly and far less expensively than traditional methods.
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New, Medically Based Fitness Program for Women

Wholistic Fitness, a North Wales women’s wellness center, has announced the launch of a new, medically based fitness program that addresses what many exercise classes ignore—how to improve continence, balance, core stability and sexual gratification. The eight-week Total Control program runs from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., beginning on January 10, and focuses on strengthening and stabilizing the pelvic pyramid—for flatter tummies, tighter abdomens and improved pelvic health and sex life.
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Yoga Loka Offers Free Classes at Open House

Yoga Loka will hold its twelfth annual open house in Frenchtown, New Jersey, from 1 to 8 p.m., January 3. Newcomers to yoga as well as enthusiasts to the ancient practice can spend a day experiencing what yoga and other self-improvement techniques can inspire at free events and classes.
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Open House at Rooted River Therapies Promotes Kindness

Rooted River Therapies, a healing arts consortium, will hold its 2014 open house from 3 to 8 p.m., December 14, in Yardley. The theme of this year’s event is What Are You Going to P.A.C.K?: Purposeful Actions Creating Kindness.
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