Awards

OK In Health was Awarded

The South Okanagan Health Fair's awarded OK In Health the
SOHF 2008 Health & Fitness Educator Award
and nominated again in 2009 and 2010.

       

OK In Health has been highlighted on the success of OK In Health on "Okanagan To-day" tv show on Shaw Cable.  OK In Health was also featured on TV when awarded the 2008 SOHF Health & Fitness Educator Award by MLA Rich Thorpe.

 

OK In Health's founder and publisher, Maria Carr was awarded the
2008 SOWINS, Women Up Front and Centre - Health & Wellness Award
for her work on OK In Health magazine and in the wellness community.

 

 

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Celtic Angel Tour to Ireland with Cindy Smith & Maria O'Farrell Carr


Wellness Tip
Gaining Weight
As hard as this is to believe, some people have trouble gaining weight. If you are trying to build muscle, add calorie dense snacks between meals. Examples include dried fruit, nuts, protein powders between meals,peanut butter and bananas. An extra 400-500 calories per day is usually all most people need. Get plenty of rest each night. Avoid smoking.


Kelowna Wellness Fair 2017


Wellness Directory
Celtic Wisdom Keeper, Healer and Intuitive Readings with Maria O'Farrell Carr, AEP
Specialty: Angel Empowerment Practitioner
Maria is a very powerful and gifted healer, Celtic Wisdom Keeper, Angel & Fairy Card Reader and medical intuitive. Maria works a Expos and with clients thru Skype or by phone
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Float Body and Mind Wellness in Penticton


Event
A New Life Symposium (AB & BC)
Date: Oct 27, 2017
Location: Vancouver, Victoria & Across BC
Our website is: http://LeadingEdgeHealth.org and http://ProvenHealthSolutions.info
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Float Body and Mind Wellness in Penticton


Article
Keeping Children Safe
“Don’t talk to strangers; Stay inside where it’s ‘safe’; Stay off the internet chat lines. Look out! Be careful.” Such well-meaning comments can go a long way to undermining our child’s self-confidence, and our fear for their safety may shut down the greatest chance of survival our child has in any situation – their connection to their own instincts which have the ability to keep them safe.
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Float Body and Mind Wellness in Penticton


Recipe
Roasted Butternut Squash Polenta with Fried Sage
Category: Vegetarian Entrees
Description: Roasting caramelizes the sugars and brings out the sweetness of the tender chunks of butternut squash that punctuate this golden yellow polenta casserole. It is finished off with the herbal overtones of butter-browned sage. We like this squash because it's easier to peel and cut compared with some squash. Marked by a tan exterior, the interior is a bright, rich orange. The butternut's flesh is less "stringy" than many squash making it perfect for purees and efficient cubes.

¦Butternut squash contains many vital poly-phenolic anti-oxidants and vitamins. Similar to other cucurbitaceae members, it is very low in calories; provides just 45 cal per 100 g. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol; but is rich source of dietary fiber and phyto-nutrients. Squash is one of the common vegetable that is often recommended by dieticians in the cholesterol controlling and weight reduction programs.

¦It has more vitamin A than that in pumpkin. At 10630 IU per 100 g, it is perhaps the single vegetable source in the cucurbitaceae family with highest levels of vitamin-A, providing about 354% of RDA. Vitamin A is a powerful natural anti-oxidant and is required by body for maintaining the integrity of skin and mucus membranes. It is also an essential vitamin for vision. Research studies suggest that natural foods rich in vitamin A helps body protect against lung and oral cavity cancers.

¦Furthermore, butternut squash has plentiful of natural poly-phenolic flavonoid compounds like a and ß-carotenes, cryptoxanthin-ß, and lutein. These compounds convert to vitamin A inside the body and deliver same protective functions of vitamin A on the body.

¦It is rich in B-complex group of vitamins like folates, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine), thiamin, and pantothenic acid.

¦It has similar mineral profile as pumpkin, containing adequate levels of minerals like iron, zinc, copper, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus.

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Penticton Wellness Fair 2017