Healthy Holidays

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Healthy Holidays

December’s theme is Healthy Holidays. While there are some tips and tricks to manage holiday stress and eat better, these tips can certainly be used year round. See below for articles, recipes, and support from our wonderful community of holistic nutrition professionals.


What Happens After Graduation?

Healthy Holiday Party Tips

  • How to Sip Smarter During the Holiday – Cheers! Kristina Virro, R.H.N., has some tips for how to sip smarter this holiday season as well as how to deal with that pesky hangover should you have a couple too many.

Boost Your Immune


Life-Changing Benefits

Health is the gift that keeps on giving. CSNN enlightens students with awareness of, and self-responsibility for, the Body-Mind-Spirit connection, in order for them to help themselves and guide others to achieve optimal health, wellbeing, happiness, and balance.

The Best Sugar-Free Holiday Treats

CSNN Grad, Ricki Heller, shares her favourite sugar-free holiday confections to “prove that you CAN have a delicious–even decadent–holiday season, and stay healthy, too.”

Double Chocolate Chunk Peppermint Fudge Cookies

You’ll never guess the secret ingredient in these festive cookies. Laura Brining, R.H.N., shares her yummy recipe that is perfect for the holidays.

Traditional Christmas Dinner with Gut-Healthy Twists

There are different approaches to a gut-healthy holiday meal, but for those interested in a paleo diet version of a Christmas dinner, CSNN Grad, Tracey Reed, shares her simple tips.

10 Tips for

Surviving the Holidays

“Feeling depressed or anxious is not unusual during the holiday season.” Here are some tips on how to maintain your mental health via Psychology Today.

7 Tips for

Low-Stress Holidays

December is a challenging month for many. Dr. Frank Lipman, M.D., shares his tips and habits for a healthier, happier holiday season.

Books by CSNN Grads

Give the Gift of Health

Looking for some inspiring gifts for your friends and family this holiday season? Someone on your list loves cookbooks? Check out the amazing books written by CSNN graduates.