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Prepared by: Rachel Murray, R.H.N. What does Organic really mean? ‘Organic’ has become a very loose and overused term in our society. However, the systems that have been put in place, which I should add, are constantly evolving, that regulate organically grown foods and products are highly valued by those involved in both the production...
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Prepared by: Mara Panacci, R.H.N. | marapanacci.org The term ‘organic’ has become synonymous in people’s minds with health, wellbeing and green living. We can have open dialogue about organic foods at our local farmer’s markets, family gatherings and even large supermarkets are carrying a varying supply. You’ll definitely hear more about organic food if you...
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Prepared by: Tricia Sedgwick, R.H.N.  |  theworldinagarden.com Nutrients in Fresh Produce Have you ever wondered why fresh produce from the grocery store can lack flavour or even be tasteless? Or have you compared the taste of a conventional supermarket tomato to a fresh plucked, organically grown, warm, juicy, sun-kissed tomato off the vine? If you...
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Prepared by: Debora Palmieri, BASc, R.H.N. | myhealthychoices.ca As a holistic nutritional practitioner, a common complaint I hear is that organic foods are too expensive. While I don’t disagree, I feel that the benefits of eating organic far outweigh the cost. However, the good thing is that there are plenty of ways you can still...
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Prepared by: Sisley Killam, R.H.N. | thepurelife.ca Seasonal eating: you’ve heard the term before, but what does it really mean and how can it benefit you? When we strip down the fad diets, trendy foods and lifestyle hacks, what we often find ourselves left with is what we started with: real, whole foods that we...
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