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August Issue

Children’s Health
& Natural Pet Care

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Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Dear NA Indy Readers, The kids are heading back to school and it’s an ideal time for parents to hit the reset button, taking stock of myriad challenges today’s children face.

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Local Plant-Based Celebrity

Local Plant-Based Celebrity

Chef Wendell Fowler

What some would describe as an epiphany, or even a miracle, set Fowler on a journey of holistic health fueled by a compassionate drive to help others reach their optimal health through plant food by reconnecting with nature, and disconnecting from man’s food-like substances.

Gut Health

Gut Health

Get Back to Basics at Farmers’ Markets

Eating fresh, non-processed foods help to clear out the ickiness of toxins that tend to build up in the digestive system and, locally, there are many opportunities to shop for locally grown produce and raised meats as Indy’s farmers’ market season is in full swing.

Brain Balance Centers

Brain Balance Centers

Offer Unique Approach to Brain Health

Brain Balance Centers specialize in working with children ages 4 to 17 that exhibit academic, social and behavioral issues and whose parents have exhausted all options for treatment.

Yoga for Everyone

Yoga for Everyone

Monumental Yoga Returns for 7th Year

During this year’s summer solstice, thousands of yogis and healthy lifestyle enthusiasts will gather on Monument Circle for the largest annual yoga event in Indianapolis.

Indy’s Greenscape Geeks

Indy’s Greenscape Geeks

Launch New Urban Farming Projects

Indianapolis’ Greenscape Geeks, LLC, is helping area residents and businesses establish the groundwork for food independence by offering urban agriculture consultations and installation in addition to their existing services.

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Feeding Healthy Habits

Feeding Healthy Habits

A 10-Step Guide for Helping Children Thrive

Today’s barrage of junk food ads can easily influence kids for the worse, but 10 strategies, including visiting farmers’ markets, teaching cooking skills and implementing device-free family meals, can help them choose to eat better.

Beyond Sustainability

Beyond Sustainability

Regenerative Agriculture Takes Aim at Climate Change

Farmers are increasingly exploring inexpensive organic methods to return microbial diversity to the soil, which could help mitigate a warming planet by allowing soil to absorb more carbon.

Aysha Akhtar on Our Symphony With Animals

Aysha Akhtar on Our Symphony With Animals

Through her personal story as a survivor of childhood abuse and the stories of others, the neurologist demonstrates the scientific bond between animals and humans—and how they can heal each other.

21st Century Parenting

21st Century Parenting

Preparing Kids for the Future

Today’s kids live fast-paced, technology-driven lives, which is why it’s critical for parents to strike a balance between accepting modern advances and teaching kids timeless virtues.

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Coral Care

Coral Care

Reefs to Get Their Day in Court

Hot Topic

Hot Topic

Farmers Responding to Climate Change

Moon Rocks

Moon Rocks

Tectonic Activity Shakes Geologists

Fluorescent Findings

Fluorescent Findings

Artificial Light Tied to Inflammation

Floating Solar

Floating Solar

Catching Some Rays on the Water

Bagging It

Bagging It

New York State Bans Plastic Bags

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Ezra’s Enlightened Café Launches New Membership Program

Ezra’s Enlightened Café Launches New Membership Program

Ezra’s Enlightened Café, Indy’s 100% gluten-free and plant-based non-GMO café, has a new membership program “for those who want to elevate their quality of life by using food to heal.”

Annual TURN Festival: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods

Annual TURN Festival: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods

The TURN Festival, presented by the Paramount School of Excellence and Community Health Network, will take place from noon to 5 p.m. on September 28 at the Paramount School Farm on the Near East Side.

Annual Spirit Fest Returns to Camp Chesterfield

Annual Spirit Fest Returns to Camp Chesterfield

The 17th annual Spirit Fest will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on September 21 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 22 at the Historic Camp Chesterfield, in Chesterfield, Indiana.

Red Tent Gathering for Teens and Tweens

Red Tent Gathering for Teens and Tweens

Red Tent Indy will host Honoring the Maiden: A Welcoming Ceremony, a women’s circle specifically for teens and tweens, from 1 to 3 p.m. on September 30 at the White Pine Wilderness Academy, in Indianapolis.

Cumberland Arts Festival Returns

Cumberland Arts Festival Returns

The 11th annual Cumberland Arts Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on August 17, in the historic town of Cumberland.

MBSR Classes Return This Fall

MBSR Classes Return This Fall

An eight-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class designed to help decrease stress and improve health and well-being will once again be taught by Scott Sweet, LCSW, LCAC, this fall.

Cereset Offers Hope for Brain Balance and Overall Well-being

Cereset Offers Hope for Brain Balance and Overall Well-being

Founded by Lee Gerdes and also based there, Cereset uses 55,000 engineered musical tones to help the brain reset itself to its natural balance.

Morter HealthCenter Offers Free Wellness Classes

Morter HealthCenter Offers Free Wellness Classes

Throughout the year, Morter Health Center, in Carmel, offers a series of classes on how to take a different approach to one’s overall health and well-being.

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Health Briefs

Savor Cherries to Lower Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Savor Cherries to Lower Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Reduces Health Threats

Take It Easy on the Eggs

Take It Easy on the Eggs

High Intake Increases Mortality

Eat Plants to Live Longer

Eat Plants to Live Longer

Diets High in Vegetables Increase Longevity

Quit Smoking to Avoid Rheumatoid Arthritis

Quit Smoking to Avoid Rheumatoid Arthritis

Another Reason to Stop

Walk or Run to Keep Blood Vessels and Brains Young

Walk or Run to Keep Blood Vessels and Brains Young

Benefits of Cardio Activity

Try Cordyceps to Strengthen the Lungs

Try Cordyceps to Strengthen the Lungs

Medicinal Fungus Helps COPD Patients

Indy August 2019

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