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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

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Interact with Local Wildlife Indoors

AT REGIONAL MUSEUMS
On particularly cold, snowy days when spending time outdoors seems uninviting, youngsters and their caregivers can still enjoy nature indoors.

Bring on the Mushrooms

Mushrooms are fungi that can grow above and below the ground. They are hearty and comforting, perfect for the winter season—great in soups and stews or by themselves.

Healthy Whipped (Coconut) Cream

If your taste buds love it, but your body disagrees, functional medicine physician Barbie Allegretti, DC, has a dairy-free alternative that is easy to whip up and adds a great touch to any wintertime treat.

Natural Awakenings Chicago News Briefs

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2019 Women’s Herbal Conference in Wisconsin

This year’s featured speakers include Venice Williams, Mimi Hernandez and special guest Susun Weed, along with a wide spectrum of knowledgeable and inspiring instructors.

Acupuncturist Joins National Lymphatic Centers

Tenelle Wilson, LAc, who specializes in Classical Five Element Acupuncture, a style that recognizes the presence of the elements, has joined the staff at National Lymphatic Centers, in Downers Grove.

A Place for Spiritual Deepening

The Spiritual Forum is a place for spiritual deepening, but is quite different from church.

Conscious Aging Workshop at The Temple of Kriya Yoga

Yoga can be miraculous in helping us accept, adapt and make the best of any changes in our anatomy or in our life.

Custom Healthy Meals Made to Order at Onion Garden

Onion Garden Chef Tim Carden is offering wholesome, custom meal prep options that can help with achieving healthy eating goals throughout the new year.

Heal Your Life Teacher Training Coming in April

Those longing for a career with meaning and purpose can train as a Heal Your Life teacher in Louise Hay’s life-changing philosophy.

Light of Loving Kindness Presents Pop-up Clinic

There’s no limit to the number of classes, workshops or private massage, reflexology, reiki, or light, sound and vibrational therapy sessions to enjoy during the day.

Lymphatic Drainage Services Now Available in Northbrook

Lori Hirshman, owner of Northshore Colonics and Lymphatic Therapy Northshore, has added lymphatic drainage therapy to her service offerings, which also include colon hydrotherapy, ear candling and ION Foot Detox.

Online Fitness Coaching an Option for Busy Schedules

Virtual coaching is the alternative to a coach at a gym; perfect for busy lifestyles, it allows clients to be located anywhere and still benefit from one-on-one coaching.

Start Off the New Year with New Horizons

The Holistic Health & Spiritual Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., January 12, at Holiday Inn Crystal Lake, will feature holistic practitioners, speakers, mini-treatments, vendors and so much more.

Ultimate Light Does More Than Melt Fat

Wellness Empowered, in Northbrook, has a new, scientifically proven technology, Ultimate Light, that changes the way our subcutaneous adipocytes (fat cells) that lie just under the skin behave.

Natural Awakenings Chicago Spotlights

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FreshSkin

Medical Spa & Wellness Center
FreshSkin Medical Spa & Wellness Center, in Highland Park, is a multidisciplinary practice committed to healthy aging, founded in 2011 by Medical Director Dr. Josie Tenore. Her focus on functional medicine and disease prevention helps patients achieve optimal wellness inside and out.

Edgar Cayce’s Association for

Research and Enlightenment
A.R.E. sponsors conferences, tours, camps for children and adults, regional activities and study groups

Wrigleyville Dental

Specializes in Holistic Dentistry
Wrigleyville Dental, in Chicago, is encouraging people to think about oral health as a vital component of overall wellness.

Learn and Grow with

Kriya Yoga
For more than 30 years, people from all backgrounds are welcome and have explored their spiritual path at the Temple of Kriya Yoga, in Chicago.

Aligned Modern Health

Helps Restore Joint Health Holistically
With an integrated approach that strives to help patients eliminate the root cause of pain and live life to the fullest, the team at Aligned Modern Health can help restore both acute and chronic joint health issues.

Be The Change at the

Body Mind Spirit Expo
For more than 30 years, the Body Mind Spirit Expo (BMSE) has provided a nurturing, safe space for visitors to discover their inner path and connect with their local holistic community.

NATURAL REMEDEE

Makes Sense of Cannabis Supplementation
Dee Bayro is a certified holistic health coach and nutritional cannabis educator who supports clients in finding their own path towards wellness.

Organic Gardener Ed Kugler

Shares Knowledge and Produce
For Highland Park native Ed Kugler, a new idea is always growing, whether to teach high school students to grow produce with no chemicals, offer adults an easy way to get healthy food or spread his organic message at local festivals and parades.

North Shore Salt Therapy Center

Makes People Feel Happier
Salt has been used for healing purposes since ancient times, and the first European salt spas originated 150 years ago.

ARC Physical Therapy

is Committed to Success
Advance Rehabilitation Clinics (ARC), with six locations in the Chicago area, offers outpatient orthopedic physical therapy and cutting-edge techniques to effectively treat pains, strains and injuries.

Skin Care So Clean

We live in a world of instant care in which we want our skin care to work and to last,” says Smita Kishore, president and co-founder with her husband, of Simply Smita, a Chicago-based skincare line that uses organic ingredients.

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

OFFERS DOCTORATE PROGRAM
The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM), with locations in Chicago, New York and San Diego, offers training in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and bodywork therapy education.
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Head, Heart and Gut

Lodestars of Powerful Decision Making
Instead of always falling into a default mode of old behaviors, it’s important to check with our built-in guidance system before undertaking a course of action.

Autism's Gut-Brain Axis

A Promising Approach to Healing
Almost half of autistic children have gastrointestinal symptoms, and the more severe the symptoms, the more severe the autism, studies show.

Blood Chemistry

A New Roadmap to Better Health
A comprehensive functional blood chemistry analysis can reveal in-depth insight into our health and well-being.

Kick-Start Organ Vitality

New Energy for the New Year
Using simple strategies to revitalize five vital organs is a powerful way to kick off our well-being in the new year.
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Letter from The Publisher

As this holiday season ramped up, my mailbox seemed to overflow with the annual barrage of shiny catalogs and postcards filled with unique gift ideas, special offers and last-minute savings.

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Don’t Let Old Man Winter Break Our Backs

There are several simple steps we can take every day to correct poor sitting posture.
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Stress Lowers Women’s Fertility

Impacts the Ability to Conceive

Nettle Leaf Helps Inflammatory Bowel Patients

Common Roadside Weed Has Health Benefits

Daily Walks Make Kids Healthier

The Daily Mile Program Improves Children's Fitness

Beet Juice Boosts Stamina

Supplements Increase Endurance

Eating Mediterranean Diet Helps Save Eyesight

Reduces Risk of Macular Degeneration

Low-Nutrition Foods Linked to Cancers

Reduced Nutritional Value Increases Risks
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Monstrous Morass

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Out of Control

Poor Packaging

The Problem With Bottled Water Is the Bottle

Happy Hoppers

Nature Finds a Way

Ancient Canines

Presumed Extinct Dog Species Rediscovered

3-D Domiciles

High-Tech Instant Homes on Horizon

Fire Hounds

Dogs Help Restore Burnt Forests in Chile