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Welcome to Natural Awakenings Online

March Edition

Food Sensitivities
& Holistic Eye Care

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Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Growing up co-parented by my maternal grandparents afforded me ample opportunities to learn wise little lessons from them.

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Natural Way to Ease Eyestrain and Impaired Vision

Natural Way to Ease Eyestrain and Impaired Vision

Tension, if left unchecked, can cause eyestrain, blurry vision, mental fatigue, lack of circulation and elevated stress levels.

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Thumbs-Up on Fats

Thumbs-Up on Fats

Good Fat Doesn’t Make Us Fat

Fat used to be the nemesis of good nutrition, but the latest research overturns that theory: The right fats actually keep us thin without harming our hearts.

Hello Gyro

Hello Gyro

Workouts Use Natural Body Patterns

Gyrotonic exercise, the latest trend in fitness studios, uses special equipment to enable smooth, circular motions that make the body more fluid and supple.

Forever Green

Forever Green

Eco-Burial Options Grow

The latest creative and Earth-friendly options include converting remains into tree planters, jewelry, ocean reefs and even vinyl records.

Fearless Eating

Fearless Eating

How to Move Past Food Sensitivities

The queasy stomach, brain fog or food cravings we’re experiencing might be caused by food sensitivities and a leaky gut—but there are some practical, simple solutions.

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Local Pain Remedy Uses Time-Tested Ingredients

Local Pain Remedy Uses Time-Tested Ingredients

C.E. Smith, a local entrepreneur, has introduced Aunt Alberta’s Remedy to the market, using natural herbs as a homeopathic pain relief cream.

Court Rules Against Monsanto, Allows Cancer Warning Label on Roundup

Court Rules Against Monsanto, Allows Cancer Warning Label on Roundup

California may soon become the first state to add a cancer warning label to the popular herbicide Roundup.

Award-Winning Elements Massage Opens in Walnut Creek

Award-Winning Elements Massage Opens in Walnut Creek

Elements Massage is a client-focused, high-end and affordable massage therapy studio, now open at 2870 Ygnacio Valley Road, in Walnut Creek.

Modern Mystery School Presents Empower Thyself Program and Initiation

Modern Mystery School Presents Empower Thyself Program and Initiation

Join Kathleen Temperani for a two-day Empower Thyself program and initiation of the Modern Mystery School, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 25 and 26, in Pleasant Hill.

Healing Arts Chiropractic Introduces Light Therapy Treatment, Offers Pricing Special

Healing Arts Chiropractic Introduces Light Therapy Treatment, Offers Pricing Special

Celluma is a low-level light therapy device that simultaneously delivers blue, red and near-infrared light energy to safely treat a wide variety of conditions.

Biophoton Services Provides Whole-Body Healing to Clients of All Ages

Biophoton Services Provides Whole-Body Healing to Clients of All Ages

Alameda-based Biophoton Services, an integrative therapy practice that serves vaccine-injured children at no cost, also helps adults find relief from chronic pain and freedom from prescription medications.

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No Benefit to Cutting Fat in Cheese

No Benefit to Cutting Fat in Cheese

Does Not Affect Cholesterol Levels

The Five-Second Rule Debunked

The Five-Second Rule Debunked

Researchers Disprove the Thought

Kids Going Online at Bedtime Sleep Poorly

Kids Going Online at Bedtime Sleep Poorly

Issues with Electronic Use at Night

Veggie, Fish and Nut Fats Preserve Heart Health

Veggie, Fish and Nut Fats Preserve Heart Health

Reducing the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Eye Health Nutrients Also Aid the Brain

Eye Health Nutrients Also Aid the Brain

Double Benefit to Key Carotenoids

Wheezing Toddlers Prone to Food Allergies

Wheezing Toddlers Prone to Food Allergies

Little Ones More Susceptible to Allergy Issues