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Latest News from Brighter Day...

Woo Hoo! Janie, Peter, Aimee & Barbara are on their way to Expo East in Baltimore, to bring back new products, new deals, new information. We'll send pictures!

Come meet clinical herbalist and author, Maria Noel Groves, as she signs her book, Body Into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self-Care; and talks about adaptogenic herbs like ginseng and ashwagandha, to support your body during stressful times.

Schedule Summary
Talk on adaptogenic herbs: 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Book signing before and after the talk, 7-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m.

Jazz Festival Same Night
Come as early as you can to booksigning!  If spaces around store are full, try on Duffy and surrounding streets.

Shop the Store Sales for September!
Look here for 62 sale items in groceries, health, beauty -  lovingly compiled and designed by Janie Brodhead. How about more great deals in vitamins? See Page 1, Page 2 and Page 3 for a partial list.  You'll notice that many companies have everything on sale in September!  All prices good through September 30.

A Welcome Back to All Students!

We love the fresh energy and creativity you bring to our community... and to our store and staff!

We're an interesting place to find student and specialty food, quick foods, organic fruits and vegetables, local when available -  and we've got a great organic deli, juice & smoothie bar with a walk up window.  Ask us to add a shot of Diamond Mind or another Chinese Super Tonics from Dragon Herbs; or you can try the Buchi Kombucha on tap.

Join our community on Facebook, or sign up to receive advance emails on events and sales at our website.

We're Moving from Late Summer into Fall!

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

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

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Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, sign up for our newsletters. We'll keep you informed about everything going on at the store, answer questions, talk about free stuff as well as current sales; and let you know about lectures, events, demos, tastings.  We update frequently.

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
Build Strong Bones with MK-7
When you think of nutrients to support bone health, you probably think of calcium and vitamin D.

Eliminate Sweetened Drinks, Cut Kids' Sugar Intake
Looking for the quickest way to cut added sugar from your kid's diet? Eliminate sugar-sweetened drinks, a nutrition expert says.
Brighter Day Natural Foods Health Tips
A positive outlook leads to a longer life
Having a positive outlook today can lead to a longer life. Researchers have found that people judged to be optimistic were 77 percent less likely to die of a heart attack or stroke regardless of their age, weight, and smoking habits. That’s a good reason to smile!

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