Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Farmers Markets – A Growing Business

by Indiana Farm Bureau       Indiana is home to more than 180 farmers markets, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It’s prime time for farmers markets in Indiana as most markets open for the summer in early June. Farmers markets, which serve as a link between urban and rural communities, are growing in popularity,…

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Miller Beach Farmer’s Market 2018

     For 2018 the Miller Beach Farmers Market has a new schedule for summer. Along with a newly revised Sunday schedule, they’re introducing three First Friday evening markets this year. For our opening weekends – you’ll get to experience the market TWICE!      Here are highlights for the season:     • The Sunday market now…

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Butterfly Monitoring Hike

Come join Stewardship Director, Eric Bird, on a hike through Meadowbrook Nature Preserve to monitor butterflies. Participants will learn the basics of field identification and how you can use your observation skills to be part of the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network and help collect important data about butterfly populations in our region of Indiana.  …

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A Glass of Red Wine is Good For Your Health!

    Resveratrol has been ‘in the news’ for nearly two decades. For example, 17 years ago, CBS News and Morely Safer did a story on Europeans who tend to eat a high fat diet, drink a lot of wine and have lower levels of fat and cholesterol than Americans. Studies at Harvard Medical School and…

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How Your Body Removes Toxins Naturally

By Jodi Barnett, In our earlier post we wrote about the ways your body receives and removes toxins. (Click HERE) Now we’re going to “dig in” to some of the body systems that remove toxins and waste from the body naturally.      Lymphatics: According to Steven H. Horne, RH (AHG) ” your lymph system is…

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How to Keep That New Years Resolution to Loose Weight

by Jodi Barnett      No matter what your health resolutions include, we’ve got you covered! You can correct your metabolism with the world’s best natural products that result in no more yo-yo dieting!       Every year I get folks in who are looking for help with #1 request “LOSING WEIGHT,” of course I can help…

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Is Your Body Clean on the Inside? The Untold Truth

by Jodi Barnett      Most of us spend more time than we realize keeping our stuff clean. We take bathes, wash our dirty dishes, vacuum and shampoo our carpets, wash our cars and our clothing. But it isn’t just the outside of the body and our outer environment that needs to be cleaned. We need…

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Did you Know That Color Can Affect Your Health?

Jodi Barnett from Harvested Health (Cedar Lake Indiana) has wanted to write about the topic of “Color and Health” for quite some time as it never ceases to amaze how spot on color effects our health. This is why most of us are visually drawn to particular colors… We all have our FAVORITE colors that…

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Wings Of Healing – Angels of Hope

Become an Angel of Hope by honoring or remembering family and friends through the St. Catherine Hospital Wings of Healing program. For every angel hung on the tree, a $10 donation is made to the St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Program. Your donation helps support scholarships for area residents. For a $25 donation, a beautiful…

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New Contemporary Yoga Center Opens In Valpo

     The Valparaiso community has recently welcomed ONE –  A vibrant yoga, meditation, and gathering space to 1605 Laporte Avenue, located across the street from the north entrance to Valparaiso University. The spacious studio offers a multitude of classes, a kitchen space, and workshops that welcome global teachers including Saul David Raye, Girish, and Seane…

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