Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Chautauqua in the Dunes

Chautauqua in the Dunes is four full days of events, August 16-19, 2018. Chautauqua will build on the cultural, historical, environmental, economic, political, and religious heritage found here in Northwest Indiana and throughout the Dunes region. Chautauquas were popular in the late 19th and early 20th century as accessible and participatory educational models. They were…

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Back To School Exams for $35

219 Health Network is providing Back to School Exams for only $35. Insurance will not be billed for the exam. Please MAKE APPOINTMENTS. Cost does not include immunizations, medications and diagnostic tests or follow up. Please bring school forms. Payment is due at the time of service. Appointments can be made by calling: Lisa Richardson,…

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Blueberry Picking in Northwest Indiana

One of the 3 Major SuperFoods That Will Change Your Life and Health is blueberries. Steven Pratt, M.D., is a renowned authority on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in disease prevention. He is a senior staff ophthalmologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA. Kathy Matthews has co-authored several health and medical bestsellers,…

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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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