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May 2011

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Adopt-A-Manatee

Adopt-A-Manatee

Save the Manatee club is a nonprofit manatee conservation organization dedicated to protecting manatees and their habitat. Jimmy Buffet co-founded the group along with former US Senator, Bob Graham, when he was governor of Florida in 1981. Adoption program funds help finance emergency rescue response for sick and injured manatees, and for waterway signage, public awareness, research, and much more.

Chocolate-Avocado Parfait with Blueberries & Mint

Chocolate-Avocado Parfait with Blueberries & Mint

Chocolate and avocado may sound like an unusual couple, but when these antioxidant- and omega-rich champions get together, the results are scrumptious.

Florida Wildlife Hospital

Florida Wildlife Hospital

Help nature’s babies survive by attending the 5th annual baby shower hosted by the town of Palm Shores on Saturday May 21st from 11am-2pm at 5030 Paul Hurtt Lane (1/2 mile north of Pineda Causeway on US 1).

Sea Turtle Preservation Society

Sea Turtle Preservation Society

The Sea Turtle Preservation Society (STPS) was established to educate the public about marine turtles. It is a not-for profit organization run by volunteers that relies on public donations and memberships for its support. Active volunteers are permitted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Bureau of Imperiled Species, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to work with endangered and threatened sea turtles

Sustainable Beauty

Sustainable Beauty

While reading this month’s Green Living article, Sustainable Beauty, I was excited to find my beauty routine is quite eco-friendly. I wish I could claim it was due to my constant mindfulness of my carbon footprint; however, it is more a result of my overall lack of effort in the beauty department.

LEADERS in WOMEN’S HEALTH

LEADERS in WOMEN’S HEALTH

A good doctor can help you when you’re sick. A good doctor can help you when you’re sick. Great wellness practitioners and holistic health care providers help you to stay well, by guiding you through the practices that keep you healthy in body, mind and spirit.

Joanna Helms, B.A., RH (AHG)

Joanna Helms, B.A., RH (AHG)

Mama Jo’s Sunshine Herbals is a unique family run, community retail herb store and professional dispensary offering a wide variety of bulk herbs, over 200 hand-made herbal products, including soap, tinctures and delicious tea blends. They also carry essential oils, culinary spices, unique jewelry and tea brewing accessories.

 Cecelia Avitabile, RH

Cecelia Avitabile, RH

If you are tired of taking medications that don’t work or medications that make you sicker from their side effects and you are ready to take your health into your own hands, then stop in The Herb Corner.

Jennifer Lyn Nafe, A.P.

Jennifer Lyn Nafe, A.P.

Jennifer Lyn Nafe, A.P. is a Traditional Chinese Medicine physician and Acupuncture therapist specializing in women’s health, gynecology, fertility, and pregnancy issues.

 Dr. Jennifer Southard

Dr. Jennifer Southard

Co-founder of New Earth Natural Wellness, LLC, Jennifer Southard, ND, is now working out of her new office headquartered in Indialantic. Here she proudly provides a professional, natural, holistic alternative for the Space Coast area.

 Chelsey Croskeys, A.P.

Chelsey Croskeys, A.P.

Chelsey Croskeys is a Board Certified and Licensed Acupuncture Physician and the owner of Acupuncture Wellness Solutions.

Rebecca Hunton, MD

Rebecca Hunton, MD

Rebecca Hunton, MD, established the Wellspring Medical Center in Melbourne, to offer integrative medicine – the practice of combining conventional medical techniques with natural, yet proven alternatives to achieve wellness.

Melissa Dean, MD

Melissa Dean, MD

Dean Wellness Institute was established in 2007 by Dr. Melissa Dean when she noticed that many patients wanted more natural ways to prevent or treat diseases. Since that time, Dr Dean has become Board Certified in Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine.

Peter Holyk, MD, CNS

Peter Holyk, MD, CNS

Dr. Peter Holyk, Contemporary Health Innovations, Inc, is an allopathically trained doctor who has bridged the gap into integrative medicine.

Stress – Why We React Differently

Stress – Why We React Differently

Overwhelmed by stress and tension from living in a world that demands more of you each day? Studies indicate that anger and stress affects not only the quality of life and general wellbeing, but may also have deleterious effects on skin health and even cause adult acne

Fish Oil versus Flaxseed Oil

Fish Oil versus Flaxseed Oil

You’ve probably heard of flaxseed as a “super food” and a cure-all for everything from cancer to high cholesterol. Flaxseeds are put in everything from cereal and margarine to egg-replacement products today.

IV Therapy: Is It Right For You?

IV Therapy: Is It Right For You?

In today’s society, we’ve been taught to take a pill for everything. Often it is a pharmaceutical agent, but more and more people are turning to natural medicine and nutritional supplements instead.

Personal Care Products Delivered to You

Susan Baker is excited to share her secret to maintaining naturally healthy skin and hair.

Sun Yoga Open House and Free Yoga Class

Sun Yoga is offering an open house and free yoga class on Sunday, May 15.

Calling All Brevard Residents to Recycle!

Calling All Brevard Residents to Recycle!

After touring the Cocoa landfill, Marcia Booth was surprised to learn that only 30% of Brevard County residents recycle.