Recess sparkling soda contains hemp oil. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)
Buzzed-about CBD oil has arrived on the North Fork.
Cannabidiol oil — commonly called CBD— is a non-psychoactive marijuana extract that is credited with helping everything from stress management and anxiety, to inflammation and better sleep. The oil can be taken on its own, but is becoming an increasingly popular additive. (more…)
Colleen McCaffery inside Aura, her new Mattituck yoga studio. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Colleen McCaffery of Mattituck has been practicing yoga for more than a decade. But she only began pursuing the tradition more seriously after a multiple sclerosis diagnosis in March 2015.
She found the ancient practice and its focus on balance to be a welcome antidote for the debilitating disease, which affected her equilibrium. That, coupled with medication and a modified diet incorporating fermented foods, has helped her manage her symptoms.
“It’s the best medicine,” she said. “Because I do yoga, I am in touch with my body. My balance is a little better. I am not tired as much.”(more…)