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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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Gene Editing Risks Need Regulation

Today, CBAN and Testbiotech (Germany) have published a new report that discusses the scientific literature that shows the basic differences between genome editing (often called gene editing) and plant breeding, and argues that these differences need to be considered in regulation. The report makes the case that all gene edited foods and seeds need rigorous,...
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Genome Editing Patent Race

Today, CBAN released a new factsheet examining the complex patent landscape for genome editing (commonly called gene editing). The factsheet is published just as Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are proposing to exempt many genome-edited foods and plants from regulation, which would lead to a flood of patented, unregulated genetically engineered seeds...
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Largest bacterium ever discovered has an unexpectedly complex cell

Giant microbe from a mangrove could be a missing link between single-celled organisms and the cells that make up humans By definition, microbes are supposed to be so small they can only be seen with a microscope. But a newly described bacterium living in Caribbean mangroves never got that memo (see video, above). Its threadlike...
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Natural Mineral May Reverse Memory Loss

Selenium – a mineral found in many foods – could reverse the cognitive impact of stroke and boost learning and memory in aging brains, according to University of Queensland research recently published in Cell Metabolism. Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) lead researcher Dr. Tara Walker said studies on the impact of exercise on the aging brain found levels...
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Guelph Organic Conference

2022 Virtual Conference: Organic Climate Solutions Register now for upcoming expert-led sessions! Explore the dynamic ways in which organic farming benefits both farmers and the environment, offering expert insight into how to start, transition, or improve your organic farming system. January 24-29, 2022 Click here to register.
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It’s Now More Harm Than Good. Jordan Peterson and Shawn Buckley Write on Life and Law

There is a strong chance you’ve happened across this widely-shared article from the National Post already (6 minute read). Released on the evening on January 10, 2022, Dr. Jordan Peterson thoughtfully illuminated the concerns so many of us share. OPEN THE DAMN COUNTRY BACK UP, BEFORE CANADIANS WRECK SOMETHING WE CAN’T FIX -Dr. Jordan Peterson,...
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