October 26 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

pharmacy drug take back day smallerOn October 26, a number of collection sites around the country will be taking back unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs through the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The program helps to keep these substances out of our environment (e.g., water supply), as well as keep them safe from children, teens and adults who might accidentally or intentionally look to use them inappropriately.

The Take-Back initiative says: “The National Prescription Drug Take-Back addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Many Americans are not aware that medicines Continue reading “October 26 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day”

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SpectraCell Testing / New Blood Draw Hours

SpectraCell sample resultsAs strong believers in the importance of personalized healthcare, at Village Green we have been on a mission to provide our customers with a wide variety of tools to optimize health. One very valuable tool that we offer is specialty lab testing, which can give individuals valuable insights into their health. Functional lab tests can help to uncover system imbalances, connect the dots on various aspects of health, and help to tailor nutrient protocols.

In my nutrition practice, I have found lab testing to be extremely helpful in pinpointing important areas to focus on, and knowing which nutrients are needed most. Continue reading “SpectraCell Testing / New Blood Draw Hours”

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Best Brands Sale Until September 30

Pathway 4aRight now, Village Green Apothecary is having its annual fall Best Brands Sale. This is a terrific time to take advantage of great deals on some of the best top-quality supplements on the market. Pathway products are currently 30% off, and Thorne, Xymogen, Metagenics, Nordic Naturals, and Life Extension are 25% off. We also have 20% off personal care products! The sale runs until September 30, 2019.

Our Best Brands Sale offers a good opportunity to stock up on multivitamins, omega-3s and other supplements that you and your family take. And if you have never taken a supplement and do not know where to start, we can help. Continue reading “Best Brands Sale Until September 30”

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What Are Sinuses & How Do They Work?

sinusesSinuses are hollow air cavities in the skull connecting the nasal passages. They are connected via a narrow passageway called the ostium. The purpose of the sinuses is to humidify the air to the lungs, as well as create mucus secretion to eliminate unwanted particles from the body. They are a vital part of the respiratory process to bring the proper air, warm temperature and humidity into the lungs, providing life to the body. Think of the sinuses as your body’s air filter.

There are four pairs of sinus cavities, which are described as one functioning unit called paranasal sinuses. Continue reading “What Are Sinuses & How Do They Work?”

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Get Fit With Help From Our Summer Sale

Summer sale 19Village Green’s annual Summer Sale is happening now through July 17. Pathway products are currently 30% off, other brands are 25% off (including practitioner brands!), and our hand and body care products are 20% off. This is my favorite time to stock up on sun screen for the months ahead!

It is also a great time get your multivitamins, omega-3s, and any of your natural healthcare needs, including our Pathway sports nutrition line! You do not have to be a professional athlete or a body builder to benefit from sports nutrition supplements. Continue reading “Get Fit With Help From Our Summer Sale”

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  • 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's impressive knowledge base is the result of a unique blend of educational and professional experience.
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    Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
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    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 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 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 is a holistic family physician, health educator, and best-selling author.
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    Susan Levin
    Susan writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
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