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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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Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Certificate Workshops – Starting March 20

Are you interested in learning more about Holistic Nutrition? CSNN has developed a new certificate workshop called Healthy Eating & Lifestyle. We are happy to offer this certificate workshop on the weekend to better suit potential student’s busy schedules. Here is the Registration Form for your review. This is offered every Saturday afternoon. We hope...
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GM Corn Failing

Using genetically engineered (genetically modified or GM) insect-resistant (Bt) corn is “gone” as a strategy to manage the corn rootworm pest in Ontario. Farm newspapers are describing a “failure” and “breakdown” of genetically modified corn because the corn rootworm is showing resistance to the Bt toxins in the GM insect-resistant Bt corn. Ontario government advisors...
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Corporate Spin on Gene Editing

The biotechnology and pesticide industry lobby group CropLife Canada has just launched a website to promote the new genetic engineering techniques of gene editing, or genome editing. The new industry PR website has been published just before Health Canada is expected to propose that some products of gene editing can skip government regulation. Health Canada...
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Mexico to Ban Glyphosate, GM Corn Presidential Decree Comes Despite Intense Pressure from Industry, U.S. Authorities

Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador quietly rocked the agribusiness world with his New Year’s Eve decree to phase out use of the herbicide glyphosate and the cultivation of genetically modified corn. His administration sent an even stronger aftershock two weeks later, clarifying that the government would also phase out GM corn imports in three...
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GMO Bans Start 2021: Mexico, Peru & Tanzania act to protect farmers

In the global fight over the future of farming, there is significant news at the start of 2021. Some national governments in Latin America and Africa took historic steps to protect food and farming from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Mexico has banned genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) corn and glyphosate-based herbicides, Peru has extended...
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A US court has ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to approve the GM salmon was unlawful. The decision does not interrupt GM salmon production or sale in the US but requires a new environmental assessment. The court ruled that the FDA ignored the serious environmental consequences of approving GM salmon and...
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