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  • In my late teens I vowed to never wear synthetic fibers again...probably for a combination of reasons including a power struggle with my mom, learning about the manufacturing process of polyester...

  • There has been a lot of talk about vitamin D the last few years. It seems everywhere you look, there is different information on the topic. As new studies are being done, the recommendations for...

  • July is the time to be outside in Wisconsin. Weekends are filled with camping, relaxing “up north,” shopping at farmers’ markets, grilling out, spending time on the lakes, going to neighborhood...

  • Herbs & Supplements for Relaxation and Stress Reduction

    Not all stress is bad. Getting ready to go on vacation and falling in love could be described as stressful, but they are also enjoyable experiences that enrich our lives. Chronic stress, on the...

  • Changes are everywhere. Here’s what’s up with new products and product lines in the Health and Wellness department.

    Fungi Perfecti
    Fungi...

  • Most nutrition topics are controversial. Fats are no exception. There is controversy over what kinds of fats are healthy, how much of them should be eaten, when they should be...

  • A Personal Empowerment Resource in the New Year

    The Wellness Department has a wonderful resource that many of our shoppers have not yet discovered. For many years the Willy Street Co-op has offered this research tool to the...

  • I casually mentioned to co-workers plans to make most of my own gifts this year (specifically using bulk herbs). Next thing I knew I was given the task of writing an article on...

  • Tiny forces are at work behind the scenes. Twenty-four hours a day these micro-elements are busy transporting, building and breaking down; they never take a sick day. In fact,...

  • I would like to tell you about a few of the newer products we have in the Wellness department.

    Erbaorganics

    The Erbaorganics line for...

  • In my opinion, the following passage from Smart Medicine for Healthier Living basically sums up the agony of eczema: “Itching can be so severe that scratching is virtually...

  • Wellness changes