thumbnail Mid Winter SaleStarting Wednesday, January 29, Village Green Apothecary is having a Mid-Winter Sale on some of your favorite brands. Pathway products will be 30% off, and Thorne, Metagenics, Pure Encapsulations, Nordic Naturals and Life Extension will be 25% off. The sale runs until February 22.

Our Mid-WInter Sale is a great opportunity for you to stock up on multivitamins, omega-3s, and other supplements that you take. And if you have never taken a supplement and do not know where to start, we can help. Continue reading “A Great New MID-WINTER SALE!”

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Relax With Muscle Relax Plus

stretchingPathway is one of the most comprehensive supplement lines we offer, with products from single nutrients like vitamin D, to quality formulas to help with everything from sleep support to blood pressure support to muscle soreness.

If you have back pain, shoulder pain, or post-workout soreness (maybe it’s your first time back to the gym after a few months off), Muscle Relax Plus may be for you. This formula combines vitamins, minerals and herbs to help relieve occasional muscle tension and cramping related to stress or overuse of muscles. It may also help: Continue reading “Relax With Muscle Relax Plus”

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What Your Nails Say About Your Health

fingernailsFrom itch scratchers to penny picker-uppers, our fingernails play an essential role in our everyday life, but most of us pay little attention to them. They may be worth a closer look, though, since they can be a strong indicator of our overall health.

The growth of your nails begins under your skin, and as new cells grow, they push the old ones up through your skin. So, what you see when you look at your fingernails are the mature cells (yup, the dead cells), which is why you can cut your nails without pain. The part of the nail that is attached (nail bed) has a thin layer of dermis, which has sensory nerve endings, Continue reading “What Your Nails Say About Your Health”

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Vegan Super Bowl Recipes

spinach dipPower up for the big game with delicious plant-based recipes! Looking for healthy game-day recipes? Check out this plant-based Super Bowl Menu! All season long, plant-powered NFL players have proven the performance-boosting power of a plant-based diet on the field. Now, football fans can reap these same benefits with these plant-powered Super Bowl recipes! Choose from our favorite crowd-pleasing dips, wraps and chili.

Spinach Dip
This dip is as tasty as it is healthful! Continue reading “Vegan Super Bowl Recipes”

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How to Make Facon Bacon

facon bacon 1This recipe is from one of our regular contributors, Dr. Neal Barnard. If you are vegetarian or vegan or just want a healthier version of bacon, this Facon Bacon recipe provides a great alternative. The main ingredient in this is tempeh, which is made from fermented soybeans. It is extremely versatile and makes a great substitute for many meats.

Tempeh is produced from whole soybeans, naturally fermented and bound together. The fermentation process breaks down the soybeans into an easily digestible food that is high in protein, as well as rich in fiber. Continue reading “How to Make Facon Bacon”

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Our Bloggers

  • Paula Gallagher
    Paula Gallagher
    Paula is a highly qualified and experienced nutrition counselor on the staff at Village Green.
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  • Margo Gladding
    Margo Gladding
    Margo's impressive knowledge base is the result of a unique blend of educational and professional experience.
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  • Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
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  • Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND is a pioneer of integrative medicine and a leading authority on science-based natural medicine.
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  • Debi Silber
    Debi Silber
    Debi is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in nutrition, a personal trainer, and whole health coach.
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  • Teri Cochrane
    Teri Cochrane
    Teri is a is a Certified Coach Practitioner with extensive certifications and experience in holistic medicinal practices.
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  • Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker is a holistic family physician, health educator, and best-selling author.
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  • Susan Levin
    Susan Levin
    Susan writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
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  • Rob Brown
    Dr. Rob Brown
    Dr. Brown's blended perspective of healthcare includes a deeply rooted passion for wellness and spiritual exploration.
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January 2020