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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

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Toward a More Just and Sustainable Food System

Individuals changes, or personal choice when it comes to buying organic, local and sustainable food aren’t going to amount to change on a systemic level, according to Kristin Lawless, author of Formerly Known As Food.

All Aspects of Good Food Movement

on Display at Expo
The Good Food Festival, produced by the nonprofit FamilyFarmed and presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, will take place March 23 at the UIC Dorin Forum on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.

(Maple) Sap on the Rise

Festivals celebrate, teach about syrup rituals
All trees produce sap, but sugar maples produce sap with the highest sugar content. In winter, when the temperatures get above freezing during the day and then dip below freezing at night, the sap starts rising, seemingly defying gravity.

“See You at the Show!”

Top Five Reasons to Check out the Chicago Flower & Garden Show
The event kicks off on March 19 with the charity benefit preview, Evening in Bloom, inside the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Evening in Bloom will feature Hort Couture, a high-energy floral fashion show, with garments made from live plant material.

A Meaty Vegetable Alternative

Over the past few years, this versatile vegetable has become a great alternative for high-carbohydrate or gluten-rich products like pizza crust, taco shells and mashed potatoes.

Late Winter Apple Recipes From a Farm Kitchen

Winter is a perfect season to enjoy this preserved taste of fall. These are some of my favorite apple cider recipes.

Qigong Healing:

How to Reverse Disease Naturally AN INTERVIEW WITH QIGONG PRACTITIONER JEFF PRIMACK (Part 1 of 2)
Five thousand years ago, Chinese medicine said, “Qi moves the blood.”

An Interview with Sharon Vogel:

How Lymphatic Drainage Provides Healing Support
National Lymphatic Centers, in Downers Grove, provides state-of-the-art myofascial release and lymph drainage treatments and other clinical therapies in a relaxing setting.

Natural Awakenings Chicago News Briefs

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Access Wisdom of the Ages Online

Kriyananda was a prolific writer and taught for more than six decades before he transitioned in 2015. It was his wish that his teachings be put in one place and made accessible to anyone in the world.

A Guide to Unlocking the Power Within

As cells quickly divided, multiplied and differentiated into specific types of cells, they followed careful biological instructions that are stored deep within our DNA.

Inspired Living Expo Includes Screening of HEAL

In addition to more than 20 presentations, demonstrations, classes and raffles, more than 90 exhibitors will be offering holistic therapies, sessions, screenings and products for positive, holistic, organic and alternative solutions in every area of life, including environment, animals, home and family.

James Redfield Presents Key Insights to Living The Celestine Prophecy

A growing wave of higher spiritual awareness is sweeping the planet, and this essential book has never been more relevant in establishing peace and living our mission.

Jasmin Reflexology Now in Chicago

For thousands of years, reflexology has proven to be a viable treatment for a wide variety of conditions. It decreases pain, revitalizes energy, increases circulation and improves sleep.

Nirvana Naturopathics Provides Effective Natural Health Solutions

Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Techniques (NAET) is a holistic treatment to stay free of allergies and sensitivities for life.

Taking Prevention to the Next Level

Most of us will be affected in our lifetime by or care for someone diagnosed with degenerative conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune conditions and cancer.

Trash on the Fashion Runway to Benefit Great Lakes

Gordon Salon is an Aveda lifestyle salon that uses naturally derived, eco-friendly products.

Virtual Fitness Workshop Benefits Animal Shelters

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.

Natural Awakenings Chicago Spotlights

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Flotstone Provides Relaxation Through Floating

Flotstone, in Lake Bluff, is quickly gaining a reputation as a leading-edge float center and spa. Started by Susie McMurray and her son Patrick in 2018, Flotstone is a place for people to relax, rejuvenate and recalibrate from the stressors of their everyday lives.

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.
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Fight Back Naturally When Allergies Put the Bite on Pets

Because they’re built lower to the ground, our dogs and cats can pick up seasonal allergens on fur from grass, weeds, pollen, lawn chemicals and fleas.

Saving a Drop to Drink

Our Role in the Coming Water Crisis
Fresh water supplies are dwindling globally, including in the U.S., yet we can do things on a personal level to help hold onto this finite resource.

Air Care for Kids

Keeping the Homefront Allergy-Free
Kids are especially sensitive to the pollen, chemicals, dust mites, mold and pet dander that cause allergies, but simple strategies can keep these culprits in check.

Nutrition Upgrades

Five Strategies for Better Health
As the Earth starts re-greening this season, it’s a natural time to rethink our eating habits–and here are some nourishing ways to feed body and soul.
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Letter from The Publisher

It’s good news that food companies are paying closer attention to dietary options, yet it’s also a bit of a cautionary tale, as the grocery trends mostly focus on prepared and packaged foods, instead of fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Meditation and Music Slow Cellular Aging

Mindfulness Combats Memory Loss

Vegetables and Orange Juice Protect Memory

Certain Fruits and Veggies Reduce Memory Loss

Lemon Balm Lowers Blood Pressure, Reduces LDL

Herb Helps Patients with Chronic Stable Angina

Light Pollution Disturbs Sleep

Outdoor Brightness Contributes to Insomnia

Rose Hip Reduces Cold Symptoms

Lowers Chances of Occurrence and Severity

Pine Bark Soothes Prostate

Extract Improves Symptoms of BPH
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See More »Global Briefs

Poles Apart

Earth’s Extremities on the Edge

Eco Fill-up

Liquid Fuel Stores Solar Energy

Wave This

Planet Earth Has a Flag

Fake Foliage

Bionic Leaf Tops Plants in Photosynthesis

Shocking Development

Oceanic Blasts Harm Ecosystems

Techno Timber

Artificial Wood Resists Fire and Water