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Adventure in Nepal

Date: Jan 9, 2019
Location: Other
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Experience a memory to last a lifetime on a tour in Nepal! 13 days with a bed to sleep in every night. Enjoy everything from cultural tours, canoeing, trekking to a jungle safari! ...

Sacred Tour of Ireland: with Maria O'Farrell Carr and Guest Hosts

Date: Mar 10, 2019 March 10 to 19,2019
Location: Ireland
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Ireland Tour with Irish Guide Maria O'Farrell Carr, Vibrational Healer Jane Donald and Angela Blaha, a pure consciousness mentor, transformational teacher, speaker and author....

Greek Islands Tour ~ September 2019 with Maria O'Farrell Carr & Guests

Date: Sep 22, 2019 2 weeks Tour
Location: Other
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Come join Maria Carr for an adventure travelling the Greek Islands with like-minded and fun guests. Two weeks in Athens, Mykonos, Santorini and Crete....

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Wellness Tip
Tips to Lower Sodium Intake
Have you been advised to limit your sodium intake? If so, try to eat a variety of raw, dried and frozen vegetables. Most of them are naturally low in sodium. Canned vegetables generally contain a significant amount of added salt unless the label states that it is low in sodium. Look for descriptions such as "no salt added" and "reduced sodium" on the Nutrition Facts labels when buying canned vegetables.


Body & Soul Wellness Fair - Vernon - March 2019


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Being Wellness and Healing ~ Dylan Smeaton
Specialty: Body Talk
Being Wellness & Healing is a wellness & information community that specializes in the importance of holistic awareness and living for everyone. Offering certified BodyTalk treatments...
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Illuminate 2019 Psychic Fair - Kelowna


Event
Illuminate 2019 Psychic Fair & More (3 days in January) Kelowna
Date: Jan 25, 2019
Location: Kelowna & Central Okanagan
Booths are still available... Only 100 seats for the Keynote address are available and the cost for a VIP ticket is $30: New Venue: Takes place at the Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna. Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday January 25 - 27, 2019.
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Illuminate 2019 Psychic Fair - Kelowna


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The Healthy Solution for Your Teeth & Gums
Toothpaste is a mix of chemicals and synthetics meant to clean, polish and maintain healthy teeth and gums. But are those ingredients safe, or even necessary?
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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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Melissa's Aloe-Pet - Christmas Gift