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Can a Healthy Diet Affect Our Teeth?

The bacteria that cause cavities love an environment saturated with sugar and a low pH (acidic). It’s as simple as that. In an effort to be good to our teeth, many of us will avoid candy and instead reach for a healthy granola bar.

Eighty Percent Chance of Being Pain-Free

If you had an 80 percent chance of curing your chronic joint pain, would you take a chance on getting your life back?

Eat Locally and Seasonally with Wisdom from Around the World

People inhabiting Blue Zones—places in the world where people live longer and healthier than anywhere else on Earth, such as Okinawa, the Nicoya Peninsula, and Sardinia—naturally eat local and seasonal foods.

Animal Allies: The Power of Totems in Dreams

Dream practices have had cultural importance for thousands of years. The Egyptians, the Greeks and indigenous tribes worldwide revered dreams for the deep wisdom—and even prophetic insight—that dreams could hold.

What Is Holistic Dentistry?

As you look through the pages of this issue of Natural Awakenings and see the advertisements for holistic dentists, you may be asking yourself, “Exactly how is that philosophy different from what ‘conventional’ dentists do?”

Medical Marijuana Combined with Yoga Can Create Deeper Body Awareness

It’s a late Saturday afternoon, 4:20 to be exact. The sun is just beginning to start its transition toward evening. A small disparate group gathers under a commercial carport at a downtown Phoenix business.

The Thyroid-Gut Connection

The thyroid is a small organ that secretes hormones that controls the body’s temperature, heartbeat and brain processing, in addition to basically maintaining homeostasis throughout the body. This little organ has a big job to do, and unfortunately it can malfunction, creating a host of problems.

Behold the Pharaohs’ Cylinders for Healing

It is said by some that the ancient cylinders of pharaohs are sacred, unique and powerful ancient Egyptian tools used to restore energy flow, release pain, expand conscious awareness, enhance psychic abilities and awaken inner gifts and soul purpose.

Nutritional Supplementation is Not Without Risk

Many people have the notion that supplements are safe, without side effects like pharmaceutical drugs may have. While this is generally true, there are situations where supplements can cause more harm than good.

Low Libido, Fatigue and Weight Gain are Signs of Low Testosterone

It’s a very sensitive topic that many choose to silently endure, but four out of 10 men around the age of 45 have low testosterone, the age when this important hormone starts to decrease naturally.