Please join us for our exciting annual winter health fair featuring 10 minute private consults or services from area wellness professionals including: Kyle Smith - Pulse Evaluations and Ear Seeds, Sandy Anderson - Energy Life Shifts, Jason Lauer - Nervous System Stress Evaluations, Joanne Aponte - Supplement Recommendations, Karen Cino - Food & Digestive Screenings, Trish Engelking - Somatic Movement Muscle Release, Jamie Carlson - Chair Massage, and Chris Drosdick - Art Therapy. Plus, we will be featuring the renowned Chi Machine. No appointment or registration necessary—just drop in and meet with any or all practitioners!
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Healthy, Organic Standards
While we have many of the same departments found in a conventional grocery store, it's our healthy and organic standards and emphasis on local products that set us apart.Read More »
Visit the Cafe
With the only organic salad bar and hot bar in Southeastern Wisconsin, lunches in our Harvest Cafe are popular.Read More »
Top Supplements for Wellness
Do I need to take supplements if I want to stay healthy?
My answer is, sort of. Many of our diets are deficient in key nutrients and studies have shown fruits and vegetables to be lower in nutrients than in the past due to the mineral depleted soils that they are grown in and longer travel/shelf time. Vitamin D3, for example, is very hard to get from diet alone. Today, supplementing with this vitamin is pretty much standard care even among medical doctors. Another example is iodine, which may need to be supplemented if you do not eat enough seaweed or seafood. So while it’s not necessary to have a cupboard full of vitamins, supplementing to fill in holes in your diet is important.Read more »
Alkalinizing for Health
I am thinking about doing an alkaline diet. Is this a healthy diet to follow? What are the benefits of an alkaline diet?
Many clients ask me about what they can do to alkalinize their bodies and are curious about an alkaline diet. No doubt a more alkaline diet promotes health and I encourage my clients to emphasize alkaline foods in the diet. However, this does not mean that all acidic foods are bad. Many healthy foods needed for a balanced diet are acidic – this includes fish and beans. The idea is to not overdo acidic foods such as meat, sugar and refined grains and include lots of the most alkaline foods such as vegetables and fruits for balance.Read more »
Cleansing for a Fresh Start
This time of year, many of us are thinking about a fresh start. A new year of opportunities awaits! Doing a cleanse 1-2 times per year can be a really great thing to do to improve your health and rid your body of toxins. In this blog, read more about a toxic overload and how you may benefit from a cleanse.Read more »
The Cheese Diaries
This past October, Specialty Manager Mary and Marketing Director Lauren embarked on a magical tour of Wisconsin's Driftless Region, visiting two local cheese factories and getting to know the story behind Wisconsin's dairy legacy. In this blog, Mary weaves together a tale of the world's squeakiest curds and the one of a kind "Living Machine" set against a backdrop of rolling hills and vibrant autumn trees.Read more »
Make the Most of Your Cleanse
If you're planning on a detox or cleanse in the near future, you should make the most of it! In this blog, I have put together a list of natural supplements and other resources, all available in the wellness department, that can help increase the effectiveness of a detox and ease some of those uncomfortable symptoms that tend to come out when the body is cleansing.
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