Articles from: April 2012

Publishers Letter. May 2012


Dear Natural Awakenings Readers and Friends,

Welcome to our May Issue! In this issue we bring you an abundance of flourishing wisdom on natural health services for the New York woman. We also have the great pleasure of sharing with our readers significant deals on these services on our brand new savings website for the educated consumer at!

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Free Lecture on Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Dr. Peter D'Adamo, author of Eat Right For Your Type and many other books about the Blood Type Diet and the power of personalized nutrition is giving a FREE LECTURE about ‘Natural Treatments for Inflammatory Bowel Disease’ at his new health and nutrition center in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Learn from a world-renowned expert in natural medicine how to use natural healing methods to treat and control common disorders such as Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Space is extremely limited and reservations are recommended. There will be a fifteen minute segment for questions and complementary tea sampling at the end of the lecture.

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Earth Day Expo Outshines Stormy Weather


A sacred drumming and sage-burning tribute to Mother Earth, led by acclaimed women’s advocate Sierra Bender, transformed the lobby of Stonehenge's Ritz Plaza luxury rentals into a welcome refuge from the rain Sunday. Residents coming in and out of the Midtown high-rise were pleasantly surprised by positive energy on tap during the 2012 Earth Day Expo hosted by Natural Awakenings Magazine.

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Natural Awakenings Earth Day Expo 2012


Natural Awakenings Publishing Corporation is hosting it's first Earth Expo in New York City at Stonehenege's Ritz Plaza at 235 W. 48th Street between Broadway and 8th Ave. on Sunday, April 22nd from 11am-3pm.  This event will feature New York's best in supporting a healthy lifestyle and a healthy planet.  The event is free to the community and will feature live performances, bands, dance segments, childrens entertainment, such as storytelling, juggling and bubble scuplting and X96.3 radio station.  The event will be held rain or shine and will have an opening tribute to mother earth by the internationally acclaimed Sierra Bender.

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Discover Plant-based, Organic Ingredients in Olivia Rose Cosmetics


Olivia Rose Cosmetics is a new company with a mission to improve the people’s skin health by providing nutrients and vitamins. The company utilizes whole, natural ingredients that are minimally processed. “Our raw skin care products are 100-percent plant based and up to 95 percent organic,” says owner Ariana D’Agostino. “They naturally and gently strengthen, repair and protect the skin, as well as hydrating in with deeply penetrating oils.”

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Personalized Nutrition in Williamsburg


Dr. Peter D’Adamo launched a revolution in nutrition with the 1996 publication of his book,  Eat Right For Your Type.  People realized that a one-size-fits-all approach to eating didn’t work.  For some, a vegetarian diet did wonders while for others, a high-protein diet with plenty of animal protein resonated with their bodies.  After watching thousands of patients heal and thrive on the Blood Type Diet, Dr. D’Adamo decided to take the concept of individualization to the next level by fusing the science behind blood type with the field of nutrigenomics—how gene expression, and therefore health, is affected by the foods a person consumes. 

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How To Incorporate “Green Medicine” Into Your Life


During April, when we celebrate Earth Day, we focus on “green living” for our external environment. Our bodies are our internal environments. No doubt our external environment affects the health of our internal environments. But what can we do for our internal environment that will make a difference not only in our own lives, but also be helpful and sustainable for our world for generations to come?

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Natural Awakenings Speaks With Dr. Kogan


Springtime heralds rejuvenation and rebirth. Isn’t it time you should check out what’s hiding underneath those sweatshirts and sweaters? Has your body become an unsightly testament to hibernation and deposition of fat?

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What Makes a Salon Natural?


With the rise of the organic movement in almost every industry, the health care and cosmetic industry are also at the forefront of what is authentic and efficient to achieve true long-lasting results: the use of natural and organic products.

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Hudson Valley Artisans Create Hand Made Furniture Out of Reclaimed Materials


Dancing Moon LLC designs and builds high end limited edition furniture and accessories, using reclaimed materials and environmentally friendly finishes as much as practical.  With a caring philosophy about the environment, they founded the company on one guiding principle that their team has full heartedly embraced, which is to follow a sustainable approach.

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