The Best Local Healthy Living Providers – Dr. Karen Asbury, M.D.

The Best Local Healthy Living Providers - Dr. Karen Asbury, M.D. - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex North

About the Business: Karen Asbury, M.D., provides personalized care in a warm, compassionate atmosphere. Her comprehensive and unhurried appointments allow for a truly individualized therapy program, with the goal of restoring and maintaining optimum health. Dr. Asbury was trained in internal medicine and specializes in alternative care, including functional, environmental, and orthomolecular medicine. Continue Reading

The Earth Diet Liana Werner-Gray on Simple Eating

The Earth Diet Liana Werner-Gray on Simple Eating - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthLiana Werner-Gray, an Australian-born beauty queen, actress and environmentalist, lectures worldwide on healthy eating and is supported by a corps of nutrition coaches. Her book, The Earth Diet, describes a nature-based eating and lifestyle plan that has helped thousands realize greater vitality, harmony and peace. Continue Reading

Stop Drops How to Find and Fix Leaking Pipes

Stop Drops How to Find and Fix Leaking Pipes - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthWhile municipal water main breaks make news, it’s just as important to be watchful at home. According to the Alliance for Water Efficiency, a typical home annually loses more than 2,000 gallons of water due to leakage. SNL Financial, an industry analysis firm in Charlottesville, Virginia, recently reported that water leaks cause $9.1 billion in annual homeowner policy property losses. Continue Reading

Cultivating Youth Farming Seeks to Recruit a New Generation

Cultivating Youth Farming Seeks to Recruit a New Generation - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthWith an aging population of farmers, it’s clear that agriculture needs to attract more young people, because half the farmers in the U.S. are 55 or older. But for much of the world’s youth, agriculture isn’t seen as being cool or attractive—only as backbreaking labor without an economic payoff and with little room for career advancement. Continue Reading

Salty Harvest Seaweed May Be the New Lettuce

Salty Harvest Seaweed May Be the New Lettuce - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthFood items such as kelp, dulse, alaria and laver may be unfamiliar now, but likely not for long, as these and other varieties of edible seaweed and sea vegetables appear on more shopping lists and restaurant menus. Continue Reading

Even Modest Drinking Raises Risk of Heart Disease

Even Modest Drinking Raises Risk of Heart Disease - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthContrary to the hypothesis that moderate drinking can be heart healthy, a new study published in the British Medical Journal indicates that even light to moderate drinking increases the risk of heart disease. Continue Reading

Meditation Minimizes Migraines

Meditation Minimizes Migraines - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthResearchers from the Wake Forest School of Medicine found that mindfulness meditation significantly reduced the number and duration of migraines among 19 episodic migraine patients. Ten were given eight weeks of mindfulness classes with instructions for adding personal meditation in-between sessions. The other nine received typical migraine care. Continue Reading

Ginkgo Biloba Calms ADHD, Boosts Memory

HB_0315_GinkgoBiloba_131724326150xLOResearchers from Germany’s University of Tübingen’s Center for Medicine tested the Ginkgo biloba extract EGb761 on 20 children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a clinical trial. The children were given up to 240 milligrams (mg) of the extract for between three and five weeks. Continue Reading

Relief Shampoo Has Been Chosen as the Editor’s Favorite by Nancy Kerns, Editor of WholeDog Journal

Relief Shampoo Has Been Chosen as the Editor's Favorite by Nancy Kerns, Editor of WholeDog Journal - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthRelief Shampoo has been chosen as the editor’s favorite by Nancy Kerns, editor of WholeDog Journal. She writes, “My quest for a superior dog shampoo leads me to try each and every shampoo that comes into my office unsolicited and every new natural product I see in pet supply stores. Continue Reading

New Therapy Treats Chronic Pain Caused by C-Section Surgery

New Therapy Treats Chronic Pain Caused by C-Section Surgery - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthC-Section Recovery Center, in Plano, is now serving clients in Dallas, Plano, Frisco and surrounding areas using proprietary bodywork and massage techniques for a high degree of success in chronic pain relief. Continue Reading