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Welcome to Natural Awakenings

March Issue

Nutrition Upgrades &
Managing Allergies

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As Within, So Without

What we think about will be reflected in the world in which we live.
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The Importance of a Healthy Gut in Children

A child’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract is responsible for digestion, fermentation, absorption of nutrients and excretion of waste and toxins, and contains nearly 80 percent of the immune system.

The Gut is the Gateway to Overall Health

The gut, or gastrointestinal (GI) tract, is truly a gateway to overall health. The gut microbiome is an ecosystem of organisms including bacteria, yeasts, fungi, viruses and protozoa throughout the digestive tract.

Myofunctional Appliance Trainer Pros and Cons

Today, there are many different oral appliances made by different companies offering dentists a large variety of removable oral appliances to move teeth, expand dental arches and help patients breathe better.

Natural Ways to Relieve Allergy Suffering

Allergies can reduce our stamina and desire to exercise and engage in daily activities. Allison Zang, owner of Absolute Pilates, Andrew Zang, owner of Zang Physical Therapy, and Melanie McGuire, owner of SaltEFX, suggest that being proactive can help us prepare to combat allergies by using natural modalities that bring relief.

Plant-based Diets Help with Blood Sugar Regulation

While no one diet is right for everyone, there are characteristics of a plant-based diet that may be helpful in managing or reducing the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
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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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New Pressure Wave Technology Speeds Healing

The Innovative Wellness Group opened in Lebanon, offering a proprietary technology based on pressure waves that stimulate metabolism, enhance blood circulation and accelerate healing.

New Food Discussion Series at Palmyra

The Real Food Emporium will be hosting a new discussion program focusing on the topics related to food, wellness, diets, cooking, health myths, and more from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, beginning on March 21.

The Center of Balance, LLC, Expands Services

The Center of Balance, in Greencastle, is adding more services in response to public demand.

Cornerstone Continues to Expand Inclusive Menu

The Cornerstone Coffeehouse is expanding options to be more sensitive to different dietary needs. They now offer vegan, paleo-friendly, and keto-friendly options.

Balance Workouts and Relaxation

At 6 p.m., March 24, Cami Bangs and Deborah Kearns will teach the first combo recovery ride + restorative yoga class at H2L.

Learn Access Bars at Mella Luna

Mella Luna Studios will host an Access Consciousness Bars practitioner training with Kat Baker, of Serenity Through Sound, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., March 30.

Good ViBRAYtions Facilitate Healing

Tammy and Jack Bray, owners of Joyful ViBRAYtions, have launched a new mobile wellness service that employs nontraditional healing methods based on music, fun and the body’s innate self-healing powers via the higher vibrations of play, laughter and community.

Earthbound Artisan Expands Service Area

Tim Seifarth, owner of Earthbound Artisan, has expanded their service area to include counties in South Central Pennsylvania.

Yoga and Mindfulness for the Whole family

The Wise Star Wellness yoga studio is dedicated to offering opportunities for yoga and mindfulness to children and families.

Program on Managing Chronic Pain

The MindFULL Well Center Integrative and Functional Medicine Holistic Planning Committee will present A Balanced Approach to Pain Management and Well-Being from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., April 8, at the Hillside Medical Center.

Learn About Heart Rhythm Meditation

Susanna Bair, an internationally renowned meditation teacher and foremost expert in Heart Rhythm Meditation (HRM) with IAM Heart, will conduct a workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 9, at Unity Church of Palmyra.

Celebrate Earth Day in Mechanicsburg

The 11th annual Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival, presented by the Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership, will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 20, on South Market Street, highlighting sustainability, local merchants and healthy food.

New Holistic Moms Network Chapter

A new chapter of the Holistic Moms Network, a national organization with more than 100 chapters throughout the country, is starting in southern York County with a kick-off event on March 4.

Growing Herbs in the Garden

The annual nonprofit Pennsylvania Herb and Garden Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 5, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 6, at the York Expo Center Memorial Hall.

Healthy Ambassador

Health is a state of overall wellness, but at its’ core, it’s all about self-care.
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Kudos

Kudos - Ryan Buehner - Hershey Dental

Ryan Buehner, DMD, FAGD, AIAOMT, of Hershey Dental Associates, LLC, has received International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology accreditation and the Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART) certification.

Kudos - Rachel Benbow

Rachel Benbow, owner of The Roots of Health, completed the course CranioSacral Applications for Conception, Pregnancy and Birth in January.
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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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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