Women’s Health

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Women's Health

October is Women’s Health Month and also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We’ve got articles covering topics such as breast health, hormone health and balancing, menopause, pregnancy, and more from our community of holistic nutrition professionals. 


  • Women’s Health – Hormone Balancing – Rachel Murray, R.H.N., shares some natural supplements that have been shown to have great results with hormone balancing.
  • Common Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance – Not sure if you have a hormonal imbalance? Marie Tower, C.H.N.C., outlines some common symptoms you may not have known about.
  • The Upside of Estrogen – As women we hear a lot about estrogen, but “many of us have a limited understanding of estrogen.” Cathy Biase, R.H.N., takes a look at some key beneficial roles that estrogen plays.
  • Eat Less Confused – Breast Cancer Diet – “Holistically, it’s clear there is no one breast-cancer diet that is best for everyone.” Allison Tannis, R.H.N., shares which foods may be ‘worth sticking your fork into’.
  • 11 Ways to Eat Less Sugar – It’s the month where there’s tons of candy in stores in preparation for Halloween. Enjoy your treats in moderation and then read this article by CSNN grad Stephanie Kay about how to eat less sugar.
  • Menopause Symptoms and Treatments – “Once women reach the menopause years, typically around the age of 50, a variety of physiological changes and menopause symptoms can occur and may have a profound impact on their lives.” Andrew Weil, M.D., shares his tips for managing menopause.

Skin Deep

The Environmental Working Group Skin Deep Cosmetics Database gives you practical solutions to protect yourself and your family from everyday exposures to chemicals.

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Looking for a great seasonal smoothie recipe? Kim D’Eon, R.H.N., shares a recipe that is packed with fibre, beta-carotene and healthy fats (and can be served cold or hot!)

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

If you’re trying to stay away from candy, but still hoping to satisfy your sweet tooth, Amy Longard, R.H.N., has got you covered with her oat and hemp pumpkin spice muffins.

Great Canadian Hemp Cookie

CSNN Grad, Julie Daniluk, shares her popular recipe for these hemp cookies that are chock full of awesome nutrients and benefits.

AHN Workshops

As part of our Advanced Holistic Nutrition workshops, we have one called “Understanding Breast Cancer”. Learn more about our continuing education options. 

Hormone Health

This is one of the courses in our Natural Nutrition Program, explaining why it is not normal to feel fatigued, anxious, fat, and irritable, and the steps needed to reset your hormones to get back to feeling vibrant and joyful. 

Recommended Resources

Many CSNN graduates go on to publish their own books. Check out the selection that covers women’s health, like PMS, menopause, and pregnancy. 

I’ve made it my life goal to train and educate moms, and spread the word about how and why fitness and nutrition for moms is so important for the health of themselves, their babies and their whole family.