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Happy Late Summer!

Health Screenings Return August 24

Ray Fritsch with Medical Screening Services will return to Brighter Day on  August 24, 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Read more about available tests here....then register in the store or call 236-4703t and we'll do it for you.  Payment is by cash or check at time of service, then Ray will send you the results in about a week.

Space Still Available in DIY Ginger Beer Class Wednesday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m.

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 & details...


Find Yourself Running on Empty?
This One's for You!

Herbal Adaptogens for Stress and Energy - A Free Talk and Booksigning on September 22 at Brighter Day

Come meet clinical herbalist and author, Maria Noel Groves. Here's her website in case you want to explore. She will talk about adaptogenic herbs like ginseng and ashwagandha that help your body withstand stress. She's on the road, promoting her book, Body Into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self-Care, and will have some on hand to sell and autograph before and after the talk. 

Read more here on event & you'll also see Maria's beautiful book cover. Don't forget to pre-register, as space is limited.  Drop by Brighter Day at 1102 Bull Street to sign up, or call 236-4703.

Sign Up Now! Pain & Stress Management 
 Free Seminar Sept 14
There's more to pain than inflammation! Stacey Littlefield, Product Formulator for Redd Remedies will discuss Redd Remedies formulas & the path to living healthier lives.  Read more here...

Last Call for August Sales!
View the 4-page  store flyer, highlighting 66 items from groceries, as well as health and beauty.  Theme for month is Back to School, but there are foods for little and  big people! Prices good through Friday, August 26th.

The line drives for Source Naturals and Planetary Herbals. take center stage this month!  Everything made by them is on sale! Take a peak at all the August deals now; prices are good through Wednesday, August 31. See  Page 1, Page 2, Page 3.

Staying Safe in the Detox Craze

Source Naturals' website features a GREAT article on best ways to support your  body's natural detoxification process. Read complete article here...

Your DNA Expression - Your Health

Another great article on Source Naturals' website! Until recently, we thought if we had a genetic pre-disposition for certain conditions and diseases, we were fated to follow the same health paths as our family.  Recent science says, however, that we have "the potential to change how our genes express themselves."  Read more here...

Anxiety During Perimenopause and Menopause

Go here to read more from Dr. Michael Murray.  Evidently, the rise in anxiety is common during the menopausal years.

We are Moving from Summer into Late Summer!

What does Chinese Medicine say about diet and lifestyle changes as we flow through the seasons?

Learn about the Five Elements for Five Seasons: Check out this great article we found in online magazine, Experience Life. 

Link to This Online Article :

 How to Save the World Without Telling Anyone

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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 Brodhead

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:  http://www.herbaled.org/THM/thm_intro.html 

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 !

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Allergies? Try Enzymes!
Do you have allergies? Millions of people develop allergies in their lifetime. But why?

Stress May Take Greatest Toll on Younger Women's Hearts: Study
Stress may be especially hard on the hearts of younger women who have heart disease, new research suggests.
Brighter Day Natural Foods Health Tips
Barbequing hazard
When barbequing meat, don’t let fat drip onto the heat source. Whenever fat drips onto a flame, heating element, or hot coals, chemicals called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are formed. They rise with the smoke and are deposited onto the surface of the food. These compounds are considered carcinogenic.

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