Healthy Planet Happenings

Beginning in July
Women Needed For A Research Study at Washington University
The purpose of the study is to understand the effect of the dietary supplement “Nicotinamide mononucleotide” (NMN) on metabolic health. You might qualify if you: are female between 55-75 years old and do not have diabetes. This study involves: weekly visits (for at least 2 months, including 4 overnight visits); Medical evaluation (history and physical exam and blood tests); Metabolism studies (to assess sugar and fat metabolism); Body composition analyses (to assess body fat mass, lean body mass, liver fat and intra-abdominal fat). Up to $1700 for time and effort will be provided. Please contact: Ashley Roberts 314-273-0300 or ashley.roberts@wustl.edu or Heather Gentile 314-273-1879 hgentile@wustl.edu . Center for Human Nutrition at Washington University.
Now Through August 1 (Early-Bird Deadline)

Healthy Planet Fall Expo
Exhibitor Reservations Now Being Taken
Businesses or organizations wishing to have an exhibit booth at the Healthy Planet Natural Living Expo on September 30, can now send in their reservation. If you reserve your space by August 1, there will be an early-bird discount of $25 off your exhibit space. New to the expo this fall will be short mini-talks offered by exhibitors in a reserved meeting room at the expo. Only 10 presentation times are available so make your reservation soon. For more information, please see the entire expo article on page 17 of this edition of The Helathy Planet magazine or call 314-962-7748.

Now Through August 26

Flora Borealis opens at Missouri Botanical Garden
Tickets are now on sale for the Missouri Botanical Garden’s summer exhibit, Flora Borealis. This nighttime multimedia experience will feature cinematic projection mapping, interactive lighting, and a custom soundscape. The evening only event will feature food and drink sales in the Garden’s newly tented beer garden, as well as live music. Closed Wednesdays in July. Tickets are date and time-specific for crowd control purposes. To ensure the best experience, please arrive to the Garden at least 15 minutes prior to entry time.Garden grounds will open at 7 p.m. nightly for all ticket holders. Visitors are invited to stroll the Garden grounds, sip cocktails, enjoy family friendly activities and listen to live music prior to dusk. When the sun sets, the magic of Flora Borealis begins. Visitors of all ages will embark on a one-mile walking journey through the Garden like never before. For more infor visit online at www.mobot.org/flora.

July 10
Weaving Integrative Medicine with Internal Medicine
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion – Weaving Integrative Medicine with Internal Medicine – Learn how to build your immune system and take charge of your health. If you are suffering from chronic conditions, you’ll learn why you don’t have to live with your “incurable” symptoms anymore. Topics covered include: Cancer, Heart Disease/Stroke, Diabetes, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, ADD/ADHD, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Food Allergies, Nutrition, and many more. You should come to this discussion if you feel, “My Doctor said everything is fine! Then why do I feel so lousy?” Second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at our healing clinic: Prevention and Healing, Inc., 10908 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, MO 63146. Seminar led by Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist. Weaving Integrative Medicine with Internal Medicine to Use the Best Each Has to Offer. Call to verify meeting date; seating is limited, arrive early, 314-432-7802. See patient success stories at www.preventionandhealing.com.

July 10
SPOT–Sustainable Product Database
USGBC and UL (Underwriters Laboratory) recently announced a collaboration to develop digital tools that help architects, designers and buyers identify products in UL’s SPOT database that contribute to LEED v4 requirements. SPOT is a free online product database that can help design professionals identify sustainable products for green buildings during the design and specification phases. Join the U.S. Green Building Council for an in-depth seminar on SPOT by Josh Jacobs, Director of Environmental Codes & Standards for UL Environment. WHEN: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 4:00-5:30 pm WHERE: Alberici Headquarters, 8800 Page Ave, St. Louis, MO 63114 FEE: $20 for USGBC-MGC Members, $30 for Non-Members (includes complimentary attendance to evening program that follows seminar, a $20 value.) REGISTER: www.usgbc-mogateway.org/calendar.

July 10
Health and Wellbeing in Green Building
Wellness in buildings is shown to improve productivity, reduce missed days due to illness, and support overall occupant wellbeing. Green building rating systems and building codes are now incorporating wellness features to support occupant wellness. This presentation explores the importance of wellness in buildings and looks at wellness criteria in building programs including LEED and Fitwel. WHEN: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30 pm WHERE: Alberici Headquarters, 8800 Page Ave, St. Louis, MO 63114 FEE: Free for USGBC-MGC Members & Full-Time Students, $20 for Non-Members REGISTER: www.usgbc-mogateway .org/calendar.

July 14 & 19
Free Stem Cell Therapy Seminar
Dr. Raj Banerjee will discuss state-of-the-art stem cell therapies to help people with chronic pain, joint, mobility and associated arthritic conditions. Our July seminars will be Saturday, July 14 at 10 am and Thursday, July 19 at 6pm. For more information, we invite you to attend a Free LIVE seminar, to get your questions answered on this and other therapies offered. Call our office at 314-282-3990 to reserve your seat. Also visit our website at RegenHealthMed.com.

July 14
St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival
More than 50 St. Louis area brewers will be showcasing their brews at the St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival at the Grand Basis in Forest Park from 2 pm to 6 pm, Saturday, July 14. Read the full story on page 16 of this edition of The Healthy Planet magazine.

July 15
Experience the Sound of Soul
July 15, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Join us and experience the Sound of Soul. Discover your inner guidance, healing for the body, mind, and spirit, by chanting the sacred sound of HU. Spiritual discussion and light refreshments afterward. St. Louis Eckankar Center, 14538 Manchester Road, Suite 202, Ballwin, MO 63011. (800)-591-0493, www.theSoundofSoul.org.

July 19
The Webster-Kirkwood Times, South County Times and West End Word will sponsor its ninth annual Prime Times Senior Expo on Thursday, July 19, 9 a.m. to noon at Holiday Inn SW-Route 66, 10709 Watson Road in Sunset Hills. Admission is free. Popular event features exhibits of interest to those enjoying the prime time of their lives. For more information please call 314-968-2699.

July 21
Arizmendi Ecovillage Open House & Pot-Luck
Pot-Luck at 5 pm. Arizmendi Ecovillage is going beyond 100% renewables to carbon sequestration right now and to remediating the microclimate around the homes and businesses by creating seasonally enclosable temerate zones. To find out more see the article on page 5 of this editon. www.arizmendiecovillage.com.

August 2
Jan Phillips Learning Center Living Building Tour
Visit this building pursuing Living Building Challenge certification. Experience how the Jan Phillips Learning Center is connecting people with nature through hands-on, inquiry-based learning; pairing deep sustainability with The College School’s long held values of conservation and sustainability. WHEN: August 2, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 pm WHERE: Jan Phillips Learning Center, 4180 Doc Sargent Road, Pacific, MO 63069 FEE: $30 for USGBC-MGC Members, $45 for Non-members REGISTER: www.usgbc-mogateway.org/calendar

August 2
ILFI – St. Louis Collaborative Launch Event
The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) – St. Louis Region Collaborative is now a part of USGBC-Missouri Gateway! Join us to celebrate this exciting partnership and the launch of our new ILFI committee on August 2nd at the area’s newest building pursuing Living Building Certification, the Jan Phillips Learning Center! WHEN: Thursday, August 2, 2018, 4:00 – 6:00 pm Please note this event takes place immediately after our 2-4 pm seminar on the Living Building Challenge and the host building, which is offered for a fee. More info on the 2-4 pm JPLC Living Building seminar available at www.usgbc-mogateway.org WHERE: Jan Phillips Learning Center, 4180 Doc Sargent Road, Pacific, MO 63069 REGISTER: www.usgbc-mogateway.org/calendar.

August 4
St. Louis VegFest At The World’s Fair Pavilion In Forest Park
Vegans, vegetarians and conscious eaters of all types have been flocking to vegan festivals all over the world for years. Now, St. Louis is getting its first ever VegFest! All are welcome to join us on August 4 from 11am-8pm at the World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park (1904 Concourse Dr., St. Louis, MO 63110) for this free, family friendly event. See story on page 17. of this edition of The Healthy Planet magazine.