Rene Cyr

Rene Cyr

Greece / I am a Canadian who lives in Greece. I am an artist, writer and Ethnobotanist who produces healing oils and cremes from plants. My primary interests are traveli
Rene Cyr
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Travel with Ed Gé: CRISIS...WHAT CRISIS !!!

Travel with Ed Gé: CRISIS...WHAT CRISIS !!!

1. THE IKARIAN DIET: This is a variation of the Mediterranean diet, which studies have shown to lower the risk of heart disease and potentially increase life expectancy by 6 years. The diet is high in vegetables and beans and low in meat and sugar.

1. THE IKARIAN DIET: This is a variation of the Mediterranean diet, which studies have shown to lower the risk of heart disease and potentially increase life expectancy by 6 years. The diet is high in vegetables and beans and low in meat and sugar.

Honey for Medicine. The people of Ikaria have for thousands of years been living off the land (eating the 120 types of greens, collecting the pure raw Ikaria honey for health. Check it out at www.ikariahoney.com

Honey for Medicine. The people of Ikaria have for thousands of years been living off the land (eating the 120 types of greens, collecting the pure raw Ikaria honey for health. Check it out at www.ikariahoney.com

Greens and Herbal Teas    A woman pauses by potted herbs on Ikaría. Researchers have found that herbal teas and more than a hundred varieties of antioxidant-rich wild greens play a large role in the Ikarían diet. Some of the herbal teas commonly consumed by Ikaríans act as mild diuretics that could lower blood pressure.

Greens and Herbal Teas A woman pauses by potted herbs on Ikaría. Researchers have found that herbal teas and more than a hundred varieties of antioxidant-rich wild greens play a large role in the Ikarían diet. Some of the herbal teas commonly consumed by Ikaríans act as mild diuretics that could lower blood pressure.

Ikaria Honey is from a rugged, non commercialized Greek island with one road. Basically ideal for bees. Ikaria, has been known since Hippocrates time as the "healing island". Recently named the 5th "Blue Zone for longevity" in the world by Dan Beuttner sponsored  by Nat'l Geo, AARP, PBS. www.ikariahoney.com

Ikaria Honey is from a rugged, non commercialized Greek island with one road. Basically ideal for bees. Ikaria, has been known since Hippocrates time as the "healing island". Recently named the 5th "Blue Zone for longevity" in the world by Dan Beuttner sponsored by Nat'l Geo, AARP, PBS. www.ikariahoney.com

Ikaria island

Ikaria island

Ikaria Island, Greece  This island is not the typical Greek Island you would visit but it has a natural hot pool in the sea which is simply wonderful.  The beaches really do look this stunning and because there are very few people and hardly any tourists, you can enjoy naked swimming.  Pure heaven.

Ikaria Island, Greece This island is not the typical Greek Island you would visit but it has a natural hot pool in the sea which is simply wonderful. The beaches really do look this stunning and because there are very few people and hardly any tourists, you can enjoy naked swimming. Pure heaven.

Sechyelles Beach: Ikaria, Greece

Sechyelles Beach: Ikaria, Greece

The vineyards in Ikaria are beautiful!

The vineyards in Ikaria are beautiful!

The Island Where People Forget to Die - NYTimes.com / Ikaria / social community support & sense of belonging

The Island Where People Forget to Die - NYTimes.com / Ikaria / social community support & sense of belonging