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Welcome to Natural Awakenings Online

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Health & Wellness

Whole Systems Health and Energy Boosters

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January 2015 Publisher Letter

January 2015 Publisher Letter

This issue is full of helpful information to guide us in nurturing both body and mind.

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Helping People Smile

Helping People Smile

Colin Yoshida, DDS, owner of Fremont Dentistry, practices holistic dentistry as well as specializes in a variety of dental procedures.

Where There Is Harmony, There Is Health

Where There Is Harmony, There Is Health

The practice of Breema offers us practical tools to move from where we are to a place where our minds, bodies and feelings can function together in a balanced way.

Heart the Earth

Pharmaca

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Hormone-Happy Foods

Hormone-Happy Foods

The Right Choices Make Our Bodies Hum

The chemical messengers called hormones influence our energy and moods—and food, not age, turns out to be the critical factor in healthy hormonal functioning.

Interval Training Knocks Down Blood Sugar

Interval Training Knocks Down Blood Sugar

Exercise Bursts are Fast and Effective

Working out three days a week in intense bursts, whether sprinting, rope-skipping, or running up stairs, improves fitness and reduces abdominal fat.

Eco-Friendly Floors

Eco-Friendly Floors

Sustainable Beauty Underfoot

Eco-friendly flooring can be found in a wide range of thoughtful choices—from wood, cork and stone to linoleum or concrete.

Pet Anesthesia

Pet Anesthesia

How to Make it Safe and Easier on Everyone

By understanding how anesthesia techniques have advanced, we can ask better questions of vets and make better choices for our pets.

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Open Space Preserved in Dublin

Legislation that would have allowed for development in Doolan Canyon, the greenbelt between Dublin and Livermore, was easily defeated by voters.

Bay Area Bike Share Pedals Steadily Toward the East Bay

Bay Area Bike Share has plans to expand to Oakland and Berkeley in 2016, according to the Metropolitan Planning Commission.

Pleasanton Pilates Offers New Year, New Client Discount

Pleasanton Pilates is the first studio in the greater Pleasanton area to offer the Pilates system in its most authentic form.

The March for Real Climate Leadership in Oakland

On February 7, Californians from across the state will gather in Governor Jerry Brown’s longtime hometown of Oakland to demand major environmental policy changes.

New Year, New You Cleanse

Ring in a healthier, happier new year with a gentle 21-day cleanse, hosted by NutraPartners.

Salt Therapy Spa Healing in the East Bay

Salt Spa Walnut Creek is the first of its kind in the East Bay to offer safe, drug-free salt therapy treatment for a variety of respiratory and skin conditions.

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Body Symmetry Correlates with Male Strength

Body Symmetry Correlates with Male Strength

Proportion Associated with Muscle

Eucalyptus Oil Inhibits Spread of TB

Eucalyptus Oil Inhibits Spread of TB

Natural Remedy Helps Disease Management

Low Magnesium Levels Linked to Kidney Disease

Low Magnesium Levels Linked to Kidney Disease

Association with Higher Risks of Serious Illness

Legumes, Nuts and Corn Cut Risk of Breast Cancer

Legumes, Nuts and Corn Cut Risk of Breast Cancer

Foods That Protect

Yoga Breathing Helps Ill Kids’ Lungs

Yoga Breathing Helps Ill Kids’ Lungs

Practice Improves Function

Secondhand Smoke Damages Children’s Hearing

Secondhand Smoke Damages Children’s Hearing

Dangers of Lighting Up Around Kids