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Wellness Tip
Fad diets
Did you know that an English undertaker published the first diet book in 1864? Since then, hundreds of fad diets, most promising quick fixes, have come and gone. For long-term weight loss, our registered dietitian recommends forgoing fad diets. Step by step lifestyle changes will benefit your weight, your health, and your quality of life!


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Wellness Directory
Certified Emotion Code & Metatronia Therapy ~ On-line or in person with Kveta Jasek
Specialty: Energy Workers
Kveta Jasek provides 30 minute free consultation. Full sessions in the Emotion Code and Metatronia Therapy are available, in person at Kveta's healing center is Creston, BC or by phone or Skype to any
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Kelowna Holistic Market


Event
Holistic Market Okanagan
Date: Oct 16, 2016
Location: Kelowna & Central Okanagan
The Holistic Market brings together healing arts practitioners, artists, holistic vendors & speakers in Kelowna every month. Market dates are Sundays 11-4
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Article
What is Constipation?
According to the Canadian Association of Gastoenterology approximately one million Canadians a year suffer from constipation. Constipation has many damaging effects on the body including, raising your risk of colon cancer, causing pressure in the bowels which can stimulates the growth of cancer cells, psychological distress, anxiety, depression, insomnia and sexual dysfunctionand Autointoxication.
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Penticton Wellness Fair 2016


Recipe
Fresh Cherry Crisp
Category: Desserts
Description: What says summer more than cherries?
A fruit crisp offers the luscious flavor of a fresh fruit pie without the fuss of making a crust. Celebrate the arrival of cherries with this rich-tasting crisp. The nut-studded topping works great with other fruit combinations too.
This is a delicious cherry crisp made with fresh cherries instead of canned. It may take a little longer to make because you need to pit the cherries, but it is well worth it when you taste the finished product.

The nutritional benefits of cherries are pretty big, particularly when you consider their small size. Many of the health benefits of cherries are related to the natural chemical that gives them their color.

Anthocyanins give flowers, berries and other fruits the colors ranging from red to blue. Some of the best food sources of anthocyanins are red grapes, chokeberry, eggplant and, of course, cherries.
These pigments attract pollinators, act as a “sunscreen” and protect the plant from radicals formed by UV light, so they act as antioxidants. The antioxidant benefits are transferred to people when the fruits or vegetables are eaten.

Anthocyanins are also natural pain relievers and anti-inflammatories. They inhibit the production of COX-2 enzymes, as do over the counter and prescription pain relievers. Natural anti-inflammatories are believed to reduce the risk of many types of cancer. But, there are more nutritional benefits of cherries.

Cherries contain melatonin, another natural pain reliever and COX-2 inhibitor. Melatonin also helps to regulate sleep cycles and has been sold as a natural sleep aid. Reduced levels of melatonin have been associated with heart disease and increased cancer rates in night workers. The human body naturally produces melatonin, but primarily in darkness.
Constant artificial lighting present in most homes and work places reduces the amount of melatonin that the body produces. So, one of the health benefits of cherries to modern day man has to do with replacing some of the melatonin that has been lost to artificial light, unhealthy work schedules and unnatural sleep patterns. And, there are more nutritional benefits of cherries.

Cherries, like most fruits, contain vitamin C. The proven and suspected health benefits of cherries and other vitamin C rich foods are too numerous to be covered in this recipe.
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