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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.

Detox Smoothie – Get Recipe
Lemony Detox Cabbage Slaw – Get Recipe

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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Could Eating Fruit More Often Keep Depression At Bay?

The study found frequent fruit eaters had greater positive mental wellbeing The study surveyed 428 adults and looked at the relationship between their consumption of fruit, vegetables, sweet and savoury food snacks and their psychological health The more often people ate fruit, the lower they scored for depression and the higher for mental well-being. People...
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Action Tool Kit: Stop the government from allowing corporate self-regulation

Stop the ministers from removing government safety assessments for GMOs. Take action with us in the ongoing campaign. Check our new tool kit to choose your next action. This action kit is inspired by CBAN’s public meeting on regulation where almost 100 people joined the discussion about what’s happening and how to stop these changes that...
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Study Reveals Plant-Based Meats Not As Nutritious As The Real Deal

Recently researchers compared the protein absorption from real chicken meat to genetically engineered plant-based meat. The findings published in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry revealed that the protein from the plant-based meat alternative was absorbed less during digestion than protein from real chicken. The real chicken peptides were found to be consistently more water-soluble than...
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A Polyphenol-Rich Diet May Prevent Inflammation In Older People

Polyphenols in the foods that we eat can prevent inflammation in older people since they alter the intestinal microbiota and induce the production of the indole 3-propionic acid (IPA), a metabolite derived from the degradation of tryptophan due to intestinal bacteria. This is stated in a study published in the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research,...
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Action to stop GE trees in Brazil

Groups in Brazil are asking for your solidarity by signing the letter denouncing Brazil’s approval of a genetically engineered (GE) glyphosate-tolerant eucalyptus tree. More than 50 organizations, networks and movements from Brazil and around the world, including the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN), denounce the release into the environment and the commercial use of a...
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Eat these fruits for their anti-inflammatory benefits

Nature’s original desserts, naturally sweet fruits are particularly abundant in anti-inflammatory compounds, which are important in protecting our bodies from heart disease, diabetes, and certain forms of cancer and bowel disease. Eating at least one-and-a-half to two cups of diverse fruits every day can boost antioxidant activity. One strategy is to eat with the seasons,...
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