Boost Your Immune Health: Ways to Support the Body’s Defenses

The new year brings new opportunities: perhaps a new start on goals we have been pondering, or maybe a new angle on something we previously hoped to accomplish. This time of year also follows occasions when many of us have been celebrating the ...

Beat the ‘Bug’ This Winter with Nutrition

Now that the weather is getting colder, there is a higher incidence of sicknesses and illnesses. The change in temperature alone can be an additional stressor on the body, which can contribute to this rise in sickness. It is not only important to eat nutritiously during ...

A Road Map to Conscious Eating: Set Goals, Not Resolutions

Here we are again at the start of a new year, promising ourselves that thisyear we really will eat healthier. Most of us will not keep that promise—at least not for more than a week or two. Then we’ll beat ourselves up about it for a few months before starting the cycle all ...

Colon Hydrotherapy: An Alternative to Colonoscopy Prep

Patti Hartman, an I-ACT-certified colon hydrotherapist and the owner of Connecticut Colon Hydrotherapy (ColonicsinCT.com) in Guilford, Connecticut, has performed over 200 colonoscopy preparations. She spoke with Natural Awakenings New Haven and ...

The Sandwiched Generation: A Tale of Midlife Caregivers

“The Sandwich Generation” is a well-recognized term derived from caring for one’s aging parents and their own children at the same time. It was first coined in 1981 by social worker Dorothy Miller; she originally referred to younger women in their 30s and 40s taking ...

Infrared Detoxification Therapy Treatment

Infrared detoxification therapy is a whole-body therapy treatment that can help us feel more relaxed and balanced, reduce stress and/or pain, diminish muscle aches, and give us an energy boost by stimulating our lymphatic system. Infrared heat can be more effective ...