- CSNN is Proud to be an annual sponsor of Organic Week, which runs in September each year (this year, September 8-16, 2018). Canada’s National Organic Week is the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country. Hundreds of individual events showcase the benefits of organic agriculture and its positive impact on the environment. Learn more at organicweek.ca.
- The Link Between Organic Food and Our Health – “While it’s positive and empowering to have organic food become a mainstream item, it’s important to have a firm understanding of its benefits and impact on our health and the health of our planet.” Mara Panacci, R.H.N., shares how organic food can boost your health.
- Nutrition from the Ground Up: Organic gardening for optimal nutrition – Have you ever considered growing your own food? Urban Farmer, Tricia Sedgwick, R.H.N., shares 5 Simple ways you can use organic gardening to boost your nutrition.
- Eating Organic – ‘Organic’ has become a very loose and overused term in our society. Rachel Murray, R.H.N., explains what ‘organic’ really means, and why it matters.
- Dirty Dozen: EWG’s 2018 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ – Reduce your exposure to toxic pesticide residues with the Environmental Working Group’s ‘Dirty Dozen™’ and ‘Clean Fifteen™’ lists.
- Organic is Good for the Planet but Needs More Support, Say Authors of UBC Study – “Organic growers and researchers have been sustainably innovating on a shoestring budget for decades. Imagine what could be achieved with more.” via USC Canada.
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Chocolate, Date & Flax Muffins
Courtney Stuart Laurie, C.H.N., shares a delicious grab-and-go breakfast option that is easy to make as you settle back into your Fall routine.
Applesauce Cake with Caramel Yoghurt Drizzle
Wendy McCallum, R.H.N., shares a simple after school recipe that is 100% whole grain and refined sugar-free.
Natural Nutrition Program :
Eco-Nutrition explores the facts about metal and other elements in food, air and water and their effect on our health. Students gain insight into both the major causes of pollution and the existing threats to both the Earth’s and human immune systems. Students learn to make food choices that are wholesome and safe for everyone. Learn more about our Eco-Nutrition course at csnn.ca/program/courses.