New Year’s Resolutions – Good or Bad Idea?

  With the countdown at midnight behind us, the celebration and the festivities over, many people focus their attention on the improvements that they feel they want to or need to make. We call these our resolutions. While we have every intention that January 1st will be […]

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How to choose the right nutrition course?

With the health and fitness rage growing exponentially over the past few years, holistic nutrition offers a promising career path. There is an abundance of nutrition information on the internet and it can be difficult to sort through what is useful and what is misleading. At the […]

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Practise Being a Conscious Eater

There are many labels that we can use in describing the different types of dietary lifestyles. Vegan, Carnivorous, Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian, Omnivorous just to name a few. Regardless of which one you choose to adopt, one concept that can improve results is by becoming a conscious eater. This […]

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Which is the best school to obtain a diploma in holistic nutrition?

Once you have made the decision to plunge into the field of holistic nutrition, the next step is to find the best school to help you get the necessary accreditation to lead to a successful career. But, wait. You need to ponder a couple of things before […]

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Responsibilities of a Holistic Nutritionist

Holistic Nutrition The concept of holistic nutrition has evolved in relatively recent times. The sedentary lifestyle adopted by people coupled with unhealthy eating habits, consumption of processed foods on a large scale and the prevalent use of pesticides and chemicals in the manufacturing of foods has given […]

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Eating Organic on a Budget

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 […]

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Eating Organic

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 […]

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Nutrition from the Ground Up: Organic gardening for optimal nutrition

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, […]

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