Monthly Bulletin

May

Celebrate Holistic Nutrition

For over 28 years, CSNN has been Canada’s Leading Holistic Nutrition School. May is Holistic Nutrition Month, where we shine a light on our innovative industry and all those who have made exceptional contributions to the field of holistic nutrition.

Holistic Nutrition Articles

  • Consistency and Cultivating “Perfect” Health – There is no such thing as “perfect”. Holistic nutrition is very much about the individual and about evolving and improving. Matt Wiebe, C.H.N.C. gives some tips on how to approach your health goals. 
  • 5 Principles of Holistic Nutrition That Have Changed the Way I Parent – Ciara Morin, R.H.N., shows the benefits of holistic nutrition in a practical and life-changing way in her blog post. If you’re a busy mom like her, her story may resonate with you and help you find answers.
  • What is a Holistic Nutritionist? – Sisley Killam, R.H.N. answers the most common questions she gets, including where she went to school, her experience, and about holistic nutrition. This is a great resource if you’re considering a career change or are interested in seeing a holistic nutritionist.
  • How to Stay Resilient in Difficult Times– Now more than ever, we require resilience. Resilience is the process of adapting to adversity and lucky for us, it’s a skill that can be learned. Find out more about the 3 characteristics of resilient individuals. Article from Kristina Virro, R.H.N. and Registered Psychotherapist. 
  • Vitamin K2 – The Grass-Fed Vitamin – Vitamin K2 is a powerful anti-aging vitamin that is connected to reduced risk of Alzheimer’s, dementia, osteoporosis, heart disease, and more. Learn more about this frequently misunderstood vitamin and how you can get more of it in your diet. Article from Renee Robbins, R.H.N. 
  • Anxiety and Digestive Health are Related: Here’s How to Optimize Your System – Anxiety and digestive health are so intertwined that every stage of digestion is impacted when the anxiety monster strikes. Now what can you do about it? Article from Heather Lillico, R.H.N. 
  • 7 Nutrition Rules I Break Every Single Day – Holistic Nutrition is not one-size-fits-all. Jackie Reimche, R.H.N., gives us some insight on the nutrition “rules” she chooses to break and why.
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  • 7 Tips to Ditch “Summer Body” Goals – Nissrine Boufawaz, R.H.N., shares some tips on how to ditch the “summer body” goals. It’s about mindfully and intentionally taking care of your body, overall health, and wellness. Holistic Nutrition can help you become the best version of yourself, mind, body, and soul. 
  • How to Easily Preserve Herbs – Herbs are a delicious way to add life and amazing flavour to your meals. Joanna Brown, C.H.N.C., shares some tips so you can easily keep herbs available all year round!
  • Pantry Recipes – Kelly Aiello, R.H.N. shares some healthy, at-home meals made with foods from your pantry. Hopefully this inspires some creativity and excitement in the kitchen.
  • Why Nutrition Matters for Teenage Stress – “…The health of the body and the function of the brain aren’t two separate constructs, but were inextricably connected, and making significant improvements to the heath of the body would have direct effects on mood, behaviour, and capacity to learn.” Read this article by Jessica Sherman, R.H.N. for EcoParent. 
  • Overnight Oats: 5 Ways – Oats are a simple, delicious, and versatile meal. Stephanie Kay, R.H.N., shares 5 delicious ways to make quick and easy overnight oats.

Where will a CSNN Natural Nutrition Diploma take you?

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The latest research confirms that the majority of chronic health conditions can improve when nutrition and lifestyle are well managed. Jess Sherman, R.H.N., explains the role and the perspective of Holistic Nutrition Practitioners when it comes to proactive health care.

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Exercise is important to a healthy lifestyle, but you need to make sure you’re fueling your body properly for your energy and nutrient needs. Alissa Liska, C.H.N. provides a summary of some of the major recommendations for a sports nutrition diet from a holistic nutrition professional which can differ from a traditional sports nutritionist.

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Inflammation plays a major role in how the skin looks. It could be obvious red and puffy inflammation, but chronic, low levels of inflammation can also affect your skin. Here are 9 Science-Backed Holistic Beauty Tips for Healthy Skin from Allison Tannis, R.H.N.

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Not just a side, this slaw makes a great topping on burgers, tacos, and wraps. This is a crisp and refreshing recipe that looks great and is nutrient-dense. Perfect just as the warm weather turns to hot. Recipe from Jessica Pecush, C.H.N.C.

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A good sauce can turn an okay meal to a fantastic one! This is a tasty sauce but also a full of nutritional benefits from the parsley. This sauce is gluten-free, dairy-free, and very versatile. Recipe from Alyssa Flegg, R.H.N.

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This is a fresh and nourishing smoothie to start your day right, or anytime for a snack. Not only does this taste good, but it feels good to nourish your body with amazing ingredients. There’s also a good amount of vitamin C in here too! Recipe from Crystal Hughes, R.H.N.

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Almond Pesto Pizza with Balsamic Glazed Portobellos and Cherry Tomatoes: Try this delicious combination of flavours. Made with quality ingredients, this is feel-good food! Recipe from Alicia Heafey, R.H.N.

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This is a refreshing and unique salad with kiwi, fresh herbs, and a Middle Eastern-inspired dressing made with za’atar and tahini. Switch it up and try this delicious combination of flavours! Recipe from Delia Mota, R.H.N.

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This beautiful galette is rustic with a perfectly sweet filling. The almonds, raw honey, and sesame seeds also add that earthy flavour and crunch to the crust. Recipe from Ania Breen, R.H.N.

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A tried and true favourite that is easy to whip up. It’s light and refreshing, packed with nourishing ingredients to support balanced hormones, and will keep you full and energized. Recipe from Sisley Killam, R.H.N.

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Almond Flour Thumbprint Cookie: These cookies are delicate and nourishing and so simple to make. Liver-loving berries are also perfect for spring. Recipe from Hannah Schmitt, R.H.N.

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Proper digestion and gut health are important to your health and mental wellbeing. It also happens to be one of the topics covered in the Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Certificate workshops. Available at select branches (via Zoom).

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A lovely, fresh, and cleansing salad from Jessica Pecush, C.H.N.C. Be sure to read the nutrition facts about the key ingredients. 

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Now that spring is here, we spring clean our house, but what about our bodies? Joanna Brown, C.H.N.C., gives us some tips on how to give our bodies extra love and support after winter. 

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Meg de Jong, R.H.N., shares why gut health is so important and how gardening can play a part in improving your health.