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Happy Summer, Y'all!

DIY Ginger Beer Workshop on August 10th

Join us in the Brighter Day Deli at 7:30 p.m., for another great hands-on workshop with Plant Princess and Fermentation Nut, Claire Brodhead!  You'll learn how to make your own non-alcoholic ginger beer for refreshing summer beverages, and go home with a ginger bug to make your own. It's limited to 10 participants, so sign up now by calling 912-236-4703.  Look here for cost and other info....

Beet Juice to Go!

You can now buy Salus® Red  Beet Crystals in our bulk area.  Ask for a free sample  to try at home. What can you do with beet crystals?  Add to water, juices, smoothies, soups or other foods– The crystals dissolve instantly and you’ll be surprised by the mild flavor and good taste. Read here for possible nutritional benefits…

Last Chance for July Sales!

Lots of items on sale  to make your summer happier and healthier! View the 4-page flyer, highlighting 51 items from groceries, health and beauty. Prices good through Friday, July 29th.

Review these vitamin sales - there's still time to buy through the weekend, as sales are good through July 31:  Page 1, Page 2, Page 3.

Healthy Poop

Form and size, frequency and transit time, no one has made us more aware of the  state of our poop than Dr. Oz.! Want to know what your bowel movements could tell you about your health? Go to the Wellness Resources website and read this article about the topic....

Cool off with these Special Lemonades ...

We've taken a basic lemonade recipe and added  the flavors of lavender, hibiscus, matcha green tea or ginger. We love these recipes and hope you do too!  View them here....

What are your favorites? Join our community and tell us on Facebook

Diamond Mind and Longevity Limeade from Ron Teeguarden...

Add some Diamond Mind to your juices and smoothies for summer to support clear thinking and brain health; or order a shot at the Brighter Day Deli. Combine limes and Spring Dragon Longevity Tea for a wonderful limeade!  Recipe here...

You May Not Know This.....

Click here to learn more about the delicious lychee fruit - its history and nutritional benefits.

Hibiscus is an interesting herb and makes a beautiful summer tea. We visited Gaia Herbs' website for this great article by Dr. Tori Hudson on The Surprising Health Benefits of Hibiscus.

Have you ever heard of Saventero, the "Good Ghost Cat's Claw?" Read this interesting article by Chris Kilham, Medicine Hunter.

Click here to learn more about why you should love celery. A great article from Dr. Michael Murray also includes a short video. Be on the lookout for great ways to use celery in your diet.

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Our Promise to You!

Peter and I are still committed to the same principles that guided us when we opened almost 38 years ago: integrity, promotion of healthy living, service to our community and sustainability for our planet.  We will continue to be on the cutting edge of our industry, bringing you new products and new information that will enable you to eat well and be healthy and happy.

                                                          Janie & Peter

What's New at Brighter Day
Visit our library of You Tube videos featuring lectures and videos of top nutritional experts. Brighter Day is dedicated to helping you stay informed about health matters.

A Podcast is the newest technology allowing you to either listen directly off your computer or to transfer the lecture to your I - Pod or any MP3 player. Enter here to a new library of audio lectures on Nutrition, Herbal Medicine and much more !

Herb Pharm's Therepeutic Herb Manual
Ed Smith Herbalist and owner of Herb Pharm has just made his Therepeutic Herb Manual available. This is an excellent reference tool on individual herbal extracts and combinations. To review the book click here: 

Click above for information about our new line of Herbal extracts and Flower Essences made locally by Joseph Buttimer.

Lecture information in PDF format.

This is the place to go to get more detailed information about the products we carry. This will link you to many of our favorite manufacturers websites.  When you're ready to order, just come back to our site, or if you desire more info, come in and talk to our knowledgeable staff.

Click above to enter the recipe chamber - our website has 100‘s of them on the top part of the website but we thought you might like some more. Each link goes to the recipe page of many of our favorite companies. Enter this section to get even more great ideas for your kitchen and to delight your family and friends. We have a gluten free recipe section here also !

Stories Brought to You by Brighter Day
'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines
(HealthDay News) -- The so-called Paleo diet may help older women lose weight, improve their cholesterol profile and lower future risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new study has found.

Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts
Younger women who exercise just 2.5 hours a week may cut their risk for heart disease by up to 25 percent, a new study suggests.
Brighter Day Natural Foods Health Tips
Nail polishes to avoid
Most commercial nail polishes contain toluene, a clear, colorless solvent that gives nail polish its fluid quality and improves drying time. Toluene is used to make products such as dyes, paints, paint thinners, and explosives and is absorbed easily through the skin or through inhalation.

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