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Superfood Salad

By Myriam Khouzam, R.H.N.

Salads have so much to offer. They are easy to prepare and, when paired with the right dressing, provide a variety of textures and flavours that are sure to please any palate. With summer in full swing, this hearty and nutritious Superfood Salad is at the top of go-to self-care meals. This vibrant salad is made with the most delicious collection of simple ingredients and will satiate your body and your soul. 

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Detox Recipes

Here are 2 detox-friendly recipes to help support your body’s natural cleansing system: Detox Smoothie and Lemony Detox Cabbage Slaw. Support your digestive system and internal organs by consistently eating whole, nutrient-dense foods like those found in these simple recipes. Learn more about the powerhouse ingredients and their potential health benefits.

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Supporting Mental Wellness with Plants Foods

Article by Denise Massie, B.Sc., R.H.N.

The challenges of the past few years have shown the importance of mental health. We inhabit one body and it is impossible to isolate the state of the body from the state of the mind. Mental wellness is a complex issue and demands a holistic approach. While it is not sufficient, good nutrition is essential, since the foods we choose to eat can either support or oppose optimal functioning.

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Mexico defends its ban on GM corn

Canada and the US are using the Canada-US-Mexico trade agreement to challenge Mexico’s ban on using genetically engineered (genetically modified or GM) corn for making traditional foods. The Mexican government’s submission to the trade dispute panel has just been published and it forms a strong defense of its restrictions on GM corn. The Government of...
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Global fight over GMO regulation rages

The fight over the future of GMO regulation rages on. On February 7, the European Parliament endorsed a proposal to remove regulation from many gene edited GM (genetically modified) plants. The final decision now rests with the EU Council which is comprised of ministers of member states of the European Union. Meanwhile, the South African...
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Canada & US vs Mexico’s ban on GM corn: New CBAN briefing

Canada and the US are using the Canada-US-Mexico trade agreement (CUSMA) to challenge Mexico’s new ban on genetically engineered (genetically modified or GM) corn. Canada does not export any corn to Mexico, but the Government of Canada is participating in a trade dispute to force open the Mexican market. Read our new briefing for background...
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CBAN book club event with author Suzanne Simard

Book club event March 3. Start reading now! Author Dr. Suzanne Simard will join us to discuss her book “Finding the Mother Tree” Join us for our first online book club event on Sunday March 3 at 11am PT/2pm ET. We are excited to announce that author and esteemed researcher Dr Suzanne Simard will join...
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Canadian and US governments muzzle CBAN in trade dispute over GM corn

The US and Canadian governments have successfully overturned an earlier decision that allowed the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) and the Council of Canadians the opportunity to submit comments directly to the trade dispute panel in the US-Canada challenge to Mexico’s ban on genetically modified (GM) corn. Canadian NGOs are now denied status to submit...
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Major turnaround as researchers disown their own GE tree

In a stunning turnaround, key researchers have disowned their own genetically engineered tree. The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) is discontinuing its development of the genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) American chestnut tree called “Darling 58”. The announcement comes as TACF revealed its findings that this GE tree does not work. It is not blight-tolerant...
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