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August/September 2012

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Urban essentials Powered by the Sun Forget winding and replacing batteries. The Stauer Helios Watch has a high-tech photovoltaic cell on the face that converts light to electricity, which is then used to charge a super capacitor that makes it tick. Luminescent hands and numbers make it easy to tell time even in the dark, plus the Cotswold Crystal dial is water-resistant to 10 atmospheres, so you'll know when you need to get back to the boat. www.Stauer.com Sometimes it's so hard to get what we consider "enough" omega 3s, but these adorable little seed packets are not for the birds. With ground flaxseed, almonds, brazil nuts, walnuts and Q10, the antioxidants in this little bag of goodies will power you through your day. Also has selenium, magnesium and vitamin E, and tastes great on cereal or salad. What could be handier? www.linwoodshealthfoods.com Un-Sunscreen Some argue that SPF sunscreen is as bad as sun exposure. Amend, a fragrant, antioxidant-based sprayable lotion said to prevent and heal sun damage, does the job not with nasty chemicals but with pomella, a soothing pomegranate extract that has been shown to build the body's ability to resist sunburn. One study showed it reversed UV-induced cell death, so bring your crusty end-of-summer skin back to life. www.IrieStar.com community for $35 a year, then find a compatible host in your chosen locale for just $15 a night. It's like Airbnb for yogis. www.omstays.com already plunked down bucks for a yoga training or retreat, so why not stay with someone who prac- tices yoga and can fill you in on all the local yoga hotspots? You can join the OmStays membership Hotels can be pricey, especially when you've OmStays Omega 3 on the Go Iota Yoga Mat Tote Solids are cool, so are neutrals. But do you sometimes yearn for a bright splash of color? Iota loves color, and the fabric design of the Simplify line manages to combine bright hues with a beachy vibe…you can almost feel the sun and hear the surf. Durable cotton canvas and an adjustable shoulder strap for easy transport to beach or studio. www.everyiota.com 18 wholelifetimesmagazine.com

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