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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 rise to many forms of ill health. Thus...
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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 enjoy...
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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 and...
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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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