Lakewinds Blog

Natural Warm Weather Skin Care

By Amy Haggerty on June 18, 2015 0 Comment
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Pro: Warm weather is here. Con: Harsh UV rays and bugs are too. Don’t let common skin ailments keep you from enjoying the warmth of the upcoming season with these proactive prevention tips and natural remedies: Prep your skin for sun by exfoliating wisely, cleansing regularly and wearing sunblock. Because skin absorbs up to 60% […]Read More »

Winter Skin Care: Natural Tips from the Co-op

By Amy Haggerty on January 13, 2015 0 Comment
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Our skin is the body’s largest organ—it acts as a water resistant, insulating shield, protecting the body against extreme temperatures, damaging sunlight, and harmful chemicals. But the dry air and chilly temperatures of winter can really test the limits of this protection, leaving us itchy and chapped. Since it protects US, it makes sense that […]Read More »

Holiday Survival Guide – Top 10 Winter Wellness Finds

By Amy Haggerty on December 9, 2014 0 Comment
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This is one time of year when you really want to feel your best. But travel, family gatherings, gift shopping and numerous get-togethers can be minefields of health woes—from cold and flu bugs to hangovers. Fortunately, there are a few simple tricks to staying well this winter and enjoying it all. Here’s your cheat sheet […]Read More »

Natural Cold and Flu Relief

By Amy Haggerty on December 1, 2014 0 Comment
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Written by: Jill Krantz – Events and Community Relations Coordinator The winter months bring more indoor time, more over-indulging, less sunlight and less activity. All of those factors add up to the sum of: You’re Probably Going To Get Sick. Whenever possible, dealing common cold and virus symptoms at home can be an easy, inexpensive and […]Read More »

Slow Cooker Broth

By Jill Krantz on November 24, 2014 0 Comment
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Written by: Jill Krantz – Events and Community Relations Coordinator If the idea of making homemade broth from leftover poultry bones seems daunting, why not put your hardest working kitchen tool to work for you? Thanksgiving yields some delicious turkey trimmings. Surely there are herbs and vegetables leftover in your kitchen as well. If you don’t […]Read More »

The Best of Bulk: A Bulk Section Holiday Buyer’s Guide

By Amy Haggerty on November 13, 2014 0 Comment
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By Rachel Inman, Bulk Buyer Longtime co-op shoppers will remember that for Lakewinds, the bulk section is where it all began. Since our humble origins as a buying club 40 years ago, we’ve grown to include a double-wide bulk foods aisle featuring a huge selection of top-quality products. Bulk is not only the best way […]Read More »

‘Tis the Season for Sustainable Food

By Amy Haggerty on November 11, 2014 0 Comment
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By Amy Haggerty, Marketing Specialist We’re headed into that fun-filled, food-filled time of the year, a season when many of us take part in traditions we look forward to for months. But when it comes to keeping our commitments to organic, sustainable food through all this holiday splendor, it’s not always easy. Lakewinds can help. […]Read More »

Top 10 Most Popular Supplements

By Amy Haggerty on November 6, 2014 0 Comment
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By Anthony P. Landkamer, Center Store Data Coordinator It goes without saying that eating a well-balanced diet and nurturing your body with healthy nutrient dense food is of course one of the best actions you can take to provide for your physical and mental wellbeing. As education on nutrition, food quality, organic, non-gmo, and product […]Read More »