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A Feast of Savings ...

November Storewide Sales Are Here! Our Thoughts Turn to Turkey... Review

November Vitamin Deals Through 30: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3

Late Breaking Deals in Vitamins 

The deals just keep on coming!  All Brighter Day Supplements in caps or tabs, we'll take 20% Off MSRP. Solaray Mycrobiome Probiotics; fermented herbs like beet root, black garlic, matcha green tea, mushrooms; plus Liposomal Turmeric all 30-40% of MSRPf.  Nature's Way new powdered herbs in convenient jars at 25% off MSRP.  The one we're most excited about is the STANDARDIZED turmeric powder! Natural Factors introduced the 3 Brains Line and we have a good deal this month! So watch for them in the store.

Now's the Time to Make Your Own Gifts for the Holiday Season!

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog's DIY Recipes for Natural Skin Care

If you want your body care products to be as simple and pure as possible, follow Dr. Low Dog's recipes for making: Lavender Honey Mask, Calendula Skin Oil, Rose Coconut Body Scrub and Green Clay Mask. 

Herbal Allies for Fall and Winter

Bitters for the Season of Indulence

Go here to learn more about the "Thanksgiving Syndrome"   (indigestion, heartburn, bloating, sluggishness) and how you can help with herbal bitters.  The  1-hour recording is by Guido Mase, herbalist, and is sponsored by Urban Moonshine. (Note that the recording  takes about 15 seconds to move into the lecture.)

Want to read about bitters instead? Go here for the short article, "Bitters: Take the Challenge - It's Worth It"

Want to try herbal bitters? Pick up a bottle by Urban Moonshine for your holiday table - on sale at Brighter Day through December at 15% off.

Want to make your own herbal bitters?  Here's a recipe we've used at my house over the years.  It came to me from my daughter-in-law, who believes she got it from herbalist, Susan Weed.


Simple Digestive Tea from One of Our Customers

We have a lot of conversations like this in the Bulk Herb Department.... A customer was telling me their favorite digestive tea recipe and someone nearby said, What was that you were saying?  I would like a digestive tea too!" And that is how we find some of our best recipes.  There were no quantities, she just said she made a tea of some fennel seeds, coriander seeds and cardamom.





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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:  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 !

Stories Brought to You by Brighter Day
Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil a Boost to Heart Health?
A Mediterranean diet high in virgin olive oil may boost the protective effects of "good" cholesterol, a new study suggests

CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits & Veggies
Fruits and vegetables can be delicious and nutritious -- but too many Americans are still passing them by, a new report finds.
Brighter Day Natural Foods Health Tips
Naturally fresh breath
Conventional mouthwashes often contain 25 percent alcohol and plenty of artificial sweeteners and preservatives. Look for herbal rinses with ingredients like tea tree oil, white oak bark, or horsetail. A few drops of chlorophyll or aloe vera in water are also effective rinses. Be sure to follow rinsing with flossing—if you don’t, one third of your tooth surface isn’t being cleaned!

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