Here is where the specific categories I’ve created for this website keep getting blurred.
Where do you put coffee and eye candy?
Unique, unexpected, creative, inspiring…Art with a side of Coffee.
An establishment like Café Portrait in Vancouver’s West End is so much more than just a place to grab a coffee or croissant. Sidenote: the pistachio croissant is the best I’ve tried. It’s also a breakfast/brunch spot and an art gallery unlike any other. The entire café is filled with original portraits on the walls, tables…even in a corner with hoodies and coffee cups available for purchase.
Previously on my Supplement Sunday postings I carefully selected and highlighted certain vitamins and health protocols that act as “superstars” in our bodies natural fight against viruses, especially the ones considered to be Covid Combatants.
I’m not interested in talking about Covid anymore as everyone is sick of being bombarded with news and information about it every single day for more than a year now. With more vaccines popping up, and more people getting them, we will hopefully be able to get back to regular news of the day, other than you know what?
So in the next historical chapter to come, how do we maintain our immune systems for doing so will certainly be key to getting back on track…
I’m very picky when it comes to ingredients in supplements, so I became intrigued when I learned about a new clinically-tested plant sterol/antioxidant supplement designed to help regulate our immune systems.
Celt Immuno-Care is a proudly Canadian patented supplement formulation that “up-regulates” the immune system when it’s under-performing, as so often occurs just before we get sick, while also “down-regulating” when it over-reacts, as occurs when we suffer from allergies. I’ve suffered from allergies my whole life but I can honestly say that since I started taking Immuno-Care just over a month now, I’ve noticed I’ve had fewer allergy symptoms.
As far as maintenance of good health goes, it apparently also works as an overall super anti-oxidant.
The company states that taking only one delayed-release gel capsule a day is guaranteed to help fight: seasonal Allergies, Fibromyalgia, Eczema & Psoriasis, Chronic Colds & Flu, Painful Joints & Muscles, Chronic Fatigue, Rheumatoid Arthritis,…and more!
While those are some pretty bold up-front claims, one should not automatically dismiss them out-of-hand without investigating the product further. So to know more, visit their website below. There you will find a breakdown of the ingredients – namely their blend of plant sterols (it’s the only “delayed release” plant sterol supplement available) along with their unique blend of a broad spectrum pine bark derived antioxidant combined with an essential fatty acid complex (Cellasate™). Here’s an excerpt:
THE CELT NATURALS IMMUNO-CARE® STORY: “STACKING THE ODDS”
The founders and developers of Celt Naturals Immuno-Care®, Alan Fergusson and Jack Davidson, have always had a personal interest in healthy living, maintaining a nutritious diet, exercising regularly, and having a spiritual component in their lives to appreciate the beauty around them.
Alan Fergusson, Founder of Celt Naturals, Calgary, Canada, was a downhill skier for most of his life and an avid proponent of living a healthy lifestyle, having spent many years hiking in back country. He participated in 5 and 8K races and ran on most days to keep fit. Originally developed for Alan, the ingredients in Immuno-Care® have been shown to have a remarkable capacity to alleviate many symptoms related to immune system disorders.
Jack Davidson, Co-Founder of Celt Naturals, is an avid long-distance runner of many years. He has participated in marathons, enjoys cross-country skiing, and participates in most outdoor sports. Jack’s personal interest in health and nutritional supplements began decades ago, when he too used various supplements for the maintenance of good health and overall wellness.
With the ever-increasing number of viruses, and their ability to mutate at a much faster rate than in the past, it has become increasingly important to maintain a strong immune system.Celt Naturals Immuno-Care® is an all-natural daily supplement that supports and maintains a healthy immune system.
While Immuno-Care® was originally developed to assist with serious illness, Celt Naturals emphasizes that it is not a cure. However, it is a natural and effective immune system regulator that can help you “stack the odds”… in your favor by accessing available resources, whether traditional, alternative, physical or spiritual. It all begins with taking control. While the road of natural and alternative treatments is much less travelled than of conventional approaches, more and more people believe a natural approach to healing is an option well-worth exploring.
This Italian restaurant in the heart of South Granville has it all.
As their website points out, FIORE is part casual trattoria, part Italian wine shop and part charming market. You can grab a bottle from an extensive collection of Italian varieties and go, or make a reservation to eat there (when indoor dining is allowed again).
I took my sister for her birthday to their sister (ha, ha – no pun intended) restaurant FIOREFAMIGLIAat their Kits location so we could enjoy a nice heated patio. Although at first we went to get a bottle of beautiful organic Northern Italian wine from the S Granville location to bring with us.Wine that you cannot buy in a regular wine shop or liquor store. It was excellent. Smooooth!
We shared pappardelle with braised short rib, sundried tomatoes, arugula, garlic cream, parmesan +fried shallots. AND; roasted butternut squash ravioli with tomato beurre blanc, toasted pine nuts, friend sage + pickled apples.
The food was truly outstanding. Service and presentation too – I’m talking about you, Jacob!