Natural Awakenings S Houston / Galveston - AUGUST 2017

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newsbrief Nutrilicious Health Coaching puts Delicious into Nutrition


Tea Mistress moves into League City Tea House


he Tea Mistress, Amanda Vermillion, has moved her shop to the Tea House Under the Oaks in the historic district of League City. The goal of the Tea House is “to provide grandmaendorsed artisanal cuisine and gourmet teas to our patrons in a contemporary and relaxed atmosphere nestled under a 130-year-old oak tree.” The Tea Mistress’s wide variety of teas, coffees and chocolates provide new depths of flavors and the ability to take them home for further enjoyment. In the heat of summer, tea and coffee drinkers’ thoughts often turn to refreshing cold beverages. The Tea Mistress offers many flavors of iced teas, including black tea, green tea, and herbal varieties (such as Hibiscus Petal and Blood Orange Herb) in convenient tea bags for brewing a quart or a gallon. Flavored sugars and local honey are sweet complements. Organic and non-GMO tea-infused chocolate bars in 15 different delicious flavors add the perfect finishing touch. Visit the Tea Mistress during her Grand Opening month of August, mention Natural Awakenings, and receive 15% off your first purchase of $20 or more in the shop only (offer not valid in the tea room/restaurant). Location: 610 East Main Street, League City. For more information visit, or call 832-7030823. See ad, page 25.


South Houston/Galveston Edition

nflammation in the body is at the root of most disease and discomfort. The over-abundance of sugar and processed food in the standard diet is a main contributor to this. The top anti-inflammatory foods include green leafy vegetables, celery, beets, broccoli, blueberries, wild-caught salmon, walnuts, coconut oil, chia seeds, turmeric, and ginger. Oralia Acosta, owner of Nutrilicious by Oralia (because healthy food can be both nutritious and delicious) personalizes dietary recommendations for each of her clients. Recognizing that everyone is different, she honors and respects the needs of each individual client. She is able to tap into her vast dietary knowledge to create individualized programs, one of the many benefits of working with a health coach. A graduate of the Health Coaching Institute, Acosta helps people listen to their own body and hone in on what it needs instead of following the latest dietary trend. Through her efficient 12-week program, she works with her clients to discover their personal optimal eating style and to change long-held unhealthy habits to those that promote health, happiness and wellbeing, one simple step at a time. Also as a personal wellness chef, she advises clients how to make nutritious food for their particular eating style and time constraints, returning peace, pleasure and joy to eating. For more information or a free 30-minute consultation, call 832-858-4260 or email See CRG, page 34.

Premium Hemp Oil Now Available


atural Living Organic Food Co-op in League City is now offering an increasingly popular supplement, Phytocannabinoid Rich Hemp Extract Oil. This oil is made from medicinal grade industrial hemp organically grown in Colorado and processed only using carbon dioxide (no chemicals), which makes the finished product 100% THC-free (so it is non-psychoactive). The recently discovered endocannabinoid system is a biochemical communication system in the body that plays a crucial role in regulating physiology and mood. Industrial hemp-derived cannabinoids are nonpsychoactive compounds that directly interact with the cannabinoid receptors throughout the body. Extensive preclinical research indicates that these cannabinoids have potent anti-tumoral, antioxidant, anti-spasmodic, anti-psychotic, anti-convulsive, and neuroprotective properties. As with all nutritional supplements, each person should do their own research and consult with their licensed medical provider before use. Location: 219 N Michigan Ave., League City. For more information, visit See CRG, page 34.

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