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Would you like to test your cardiovascular health? Natural dietary supplements may reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors by improving blood lipid profiles, reducing inflammation and improving endothelial function. The purpose of this study is to see if the dietary supplement Cardioflex can improve cardiovascular disease risk factors in healthy adults. Are you healthy and between the ages of 30 to 65? Are you willing to commit to drinking a supplement once per day for 90 days? Have not used prescription cholesterol or blood pressure medication in the last 3 months. Receive a Free comprehensive cardiovascular disease assessment testing and Free supplements. For more information, Contact CardioFlex@umanitoba.ca OR (204) 272-1555.

Black Seed Oil

Black Seed Oil
Black seed (Nigella sativa) is the new preferred therapeutic oil prized for its immune-boosting and antibacterial benefits to reduce respiratory, viral, and digestive ailments. This oil has been used medicinally in Middle Eastern cultures for millennia. Anecdotally, it’s been said to “cure everything except for death!” And the research is starting to back that up. Studies show that this versatile oil can regulate the immune system, benefit blood sugar, and has anti-cancer activity (Butt et al, 2010). Even though it’s known for its medicinal power, it can be used in cooking and food preparation. Look for a coldpressed black seed oil and for a synergistic blend, use oregano oil and black seed oil together. Look for a combination with vitamins A and D added to give your immune system the best tools to beat the bugs!

Benefits of Resistance Training

Many people associate resistance training with strictly muscle growth, but there are many other benefits from incorporating this type of training into your exercise regimen. Resistance training builds strength and tone to help protect your joints from injury. It improves balance to help you remain independent and reduce the chance of falls. Resistance training helps with weight management, as your body will burn more calories when you gain more muscle mass. Talk to your doctor to see if you are healthy enough to begin resistance training. An exercise professional can then help you develop a safe and effective program.

Do You Have a Valentine?

Are you single on Valentine’s Day? Although it is only a day, it is representative of where your love life is at. Finding yourself single can be very isolating in today’s couples’ oriented society. People often start out with online dating and become increasingly frustrated and disappointed with the games and lack of accountability. As a professional matchmaker with over 25 years of experience, I have facilitated thousands of successful love connections that are still going strong many years later. As a matter of fact, I just received a call from a couple I matched 23 years ago. They called to thank me and let me know I enabled them to live a life of love.

Problem Gambling Among Seniors

Many seniors enjoy gambling, whether it be bingo, racetrack betting, or casino gambling. For most, it is a harmless form of entertainment. But how do you know when a senior loved one’s gambling has become a problem? Some signs might be 1) bragging about gambling and exaggerating wins while ignoring or minimizing losses, 2) borrowing money for gambling, and 3) lying about the amount of time/money they spend gambling. Talk to your senior loved one about their problem gambling and determine what possible causes may exist. Encourage them to get help and let them know they have your support.

Structured Water

Science proves waters responsible for longevity. Dr. Marcel Vogel (Father of Structured Water Science) calls it ‘liquid crystal’ completely compatible with instant cell wall entry & exit. Natural Action Technologies Structuring Devices mimic nature, transforming any water energetically by double vortexing, creating a 6 molecule clusters, an easy uptake into each cell’s aquaporin channel. “Water inside your cells is absolutely critical for health”, Dr. Mercola. Suzanne Forcese. SunriseStructuredWellness.com

Massage for Dealing with Cancer

Few things are as stressful as the experience of having cancer and going through chemotherapy or radiation. That’s why massage is becoming increasingly popular for cancer patients. Some treatment facilities even have massage therapists come in as volunteers to provide hand and foot massages during treatment. The benefit comes from the fact that massage transforms an anxiety-producing treatment into a relaxing experience. Patients report that massage has helped them by reducing pain and fatigue, lifting their spirits, raising white blood cell counts, enhancing sleep, and dealing with side effects. It brings about the relaxation response, which puts us back into balance, helping us heal.

Citrus Oils Are Happy Oils!

Besides smelling amazing, citrus oils like bergamot, grapefruit, lemon, lime, and orange offer many health benefits. Limonene or D-Limonene, a natural compound found in citrus oils, has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Citrus oils have a positive effect on the lymphatic system, which helps your body detoxify. This can also help with problems such as poor circulation, allergies, cellulite, and fluid retention. The scent of citrus oils is a great mood booster, and you can add these oils to dish soap, hand soap, a carrier oil (for massage), or room freshening spray to enjoy them all day long!

Product Review: Eminence Organics

Lavender Age Corrective Night Concentrate. Deeply hydrate and replenish the skin overnight with this potent night concentrate containing rich argan oil, jojoba oil and shea butter. Lavender soothes you to sleep while the unique Anti-Aging Stem Cell Complex penetrates to improve skin density and smooths wrinkles for advanced age correction. Key Ingredients; Lavender. Argan Stem Cell Complex (Argan Stem Cells and Nutmeg Seed): contains PhytoCellTec™ Argan stem cells and Nutmeg Seed. Argan Oil: antioxidant; softens and moisturizes. Evening Primrose Oil: moisturizes. Shea Butter: moisturizes and revitalizes the look of skin. Jojoba Oil: supports and hydrates the look of skin.

Words to Live By

“Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.” – Orison Swett Marden

Clean Eating Recipe:

Nut free Energy Bites
Ingredients: 1 cup oats. 1/3 cup flax meal. 1/2 cup sunflower seed butter. 1/4 cup maple syrup. 1/8 cup sunflower seeds. 1/8 cup mini chocolate chips. Directions: 1. Place oats and flax meal in a medium sized bowl. Stir to combine. 2. Add seed butter and maple syrup and stir to combine. 3. Stir in sunflower seeds and chocolate chips. 4. Using a small cookie scoop or table spoon, roll mixture into balls. 5. Transfer to a small storage container and keep in the refrigerator. Chelsy Balkwill, Registered Holistic Nutritionist Wellbeing Counsellor, Sobey’s-St.Anne’s email:sby5094wnsc@sobeys.com