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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 »

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 »

Healthy Fall Foods and Winter Wellness Care

By Amy Haggerty on October 6, 2014 0 Comment
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Written by: Jill Krantz – Events and Community Relations Coordinator The foundation for great health starts with great food.  Clean, organic, nutrient dense produce is a first line of defense against whatever may come your way during the winter season. Choosing organic means no pesticide residue to tax the immune and digestive system.  Choosing local means […]Read More »

Detox Your Skin & Body Care Routine

By Amy Haggerty on May 1, 2014 1 Comment
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We absorb up to 60% of what we put on our skin. That’s why it’s so important to know what to look for in your skin and body care products.  At Lakewinds, you can trust that we’ve done most of the heavy reading for you already  – making it easy for you to pick out […]Read More »

Home Made Bath Salts

By Amy Haggerty on December 10, 2013 0 Comment
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Between the months of October and April, you’ll get a cold.  Your kids will get more than one.  It is a fact of life in northern climates! It’s hard to watch your children sniffle and sneeze and cough and generally get through their days with red eyes and noses.  It’s even harder to send them […]Read More »

Spicy-Soothing Tea

By Amy Haggerty on December 3, 2013 1 Comment
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Need a quick inexpensive, homemade tea, made easily from ingredients in your own kitchen? Full of spicy aromatic ingredients, it revs up the internal furnace of the body to fight off sickness, soothe sore throats, ease coughs, and of course hydrates. The three main ingredients are pictured above.  Make sure you have a jar of […]Read More »