Essentials of Healthy Living

Vol II Jan 2008 | The Village Green Apothecary E-Newsletter

Good Health in the New Year

If you are like most people, a promise to get healthy in the New Year is on the top of your list of resolutions. However, sticking to those resolutions can be quite challenging.

Rest assured, a recent study supports that even small changes can make a big difference. The British study found that people with four health lifestyle behaviors — not smoking, physical activity, moderate alchohol consumption, and eating five servings of fruit or vegetables a day — live an average of 14 years longer.

Here are some tips to help ensure your success in the coming year:

  • Enlist support of friends and family
  • Set reasonable goals
  • Start slow and be consistent — it takes      about 21 days to create a new habit
  • Track your progress
  • Reward yourself

Village Green Apothecary offers 30 and 60 minute healthy living consultations with a Naturopathic Doctor, Herbalist, or Nutritionist to help you with your health goals. Make an appointment today to make 2008 your year of good health.

Stop by Village Green Apothecary for a FREE The Essentials of Healthy Living (EHL) information kit for a smarter, healthier you!

Meet Our Chief Compounding Pharmacist Since 1978

Photo of Ron KeechRon Keech, R.PH graduated locally from the University of Maryland and has been a compounding pharmacist for 31 years.
Specialized training in
natural hormone replacement therapy places him as an expert in this area. Ron also has a special interest in pediatric compounds, many of which have helped seriously ill children going through transplant surgery, suffering from autism and other debilitating conditions.

The personal service element that addresses unique health issues is what Ron enjoys most about compounding.

Learn more about Village Green's custom compounded formulas.


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Start Fresh with a Beneficial Health Cleanse

Holidays can be filled with overindulgence and stress. Toxins can accumulate in your body, weaken your immune system and lead to a host of health problems. What better way to start the New Year than with a whole body cleanse.

Cleanses help remove toxins from the body and strengthen organ systems, thus promoting overall good health. Today more than ever we are subjected to numerous toxins in our food, home, and work environments. By helping the body to eliminate toxins, you will increase energy, support your immune system, and reduce the stress on your body.

Pathway Ultra Cleansing System is a gentle and effective 30-day program that supports the major systems of the body, such as the liver, lungs, lymphatic, kidney, colon and skin. Ultra Cleansing System is a two–part cleansing system with an AM and PM formula. Key ingredients include: milk thistle seed, dandelion root, Oregon grape root, flax seed, artichoke leaf, burdock, plus many other health detoxifying herbs. Pathway Ultra Cleansing System is gluten free and vegetarian.

Individualized Nutrition, Pharmacy, and Healthy Living

Stop by Village Green Apothecary
5415 W. Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814

or order online or by phone
www.myvillagegreen.com | 301-530-0800

As always, please consult your physician before taking new supplements.

Village Green Apothecary has been providing individualized nutrition, pharmacy, and healthy living products for over 40 years. We are committed to providing you with expert guidance, knowledge, and a custom-tailored mix of nutritional and pharmaceutical products needed to achieve and maintain optimal health — at every stage of life. Our staff of 45 trained professionals (including a team of Pharmacists, Nutritionist, Naturopathic Doctor, and Clinical Herbalist) offer private wellness consultations, personalized health plans using The Essentials of Healthy Living (EHL), and individualized custom compounding. In addition, our pharmacists are available to review and address drug/nutrient interactions and depletions to ensure your health and wellbeing. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. We are here as a resource for you.