Early Bird extended to May 23rd!
- Published 05/15/2013
Our Speakers for This Year's Conference!
- Published 04/24/2013
Early Bird Deadline Extended Until May 12th! Get your tickets before it's too late!
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Rachel Parent, youngest guest ever, joins us Friday evening for "Food As Medicine: Linking the Past, Present and Future"!
Founder, The Kids Right To Know, GMOs, Just Label It! Campaign
The 13 year old (grade 8 student) is Toronto based activist, GMO speaker and
healthy planet watchdog. From a very young age, Rachel learned that GMOs
are affecting the entire planet, from humans to bees, the earth, and kids’ futures
and she wants to make kids and parents aware of what may be in their diet.
Rachel is often invited as a guest speaker to do presentations for Schools, Libraries, Magazines, Conventions, Radio and TV Interviews and is also a regular contributor
for "The Canadian Daily", and her blog on www.gmo-news.com.
Make sure you don't miss the opportunity to hear these speakers at the conference this May...
Lianne Phillipson-Webb Dip. ION RNCP - Pre & Post Natal Nutrition and Raising “Super Babies”
Lianne Phillipson-Webb is a Registered Nutritionist graduating with Honors from the Institute of Optimum Nutrition, London, England, a member of the International Organization of Nutrition Consultants, an IFR reflexologist, aromatherapist and Reiki Master.
The Author of “Sprout Right”, from Tummy to Toddler, published in 2010 and with over 10 years experience Lianne has counseled thousands of women and families through her private practice. In addition Lianne has made numerous television appearances on Canada AM, Breakfast Television, Rogers and CHCH Morning Live as well as contributing to Today’s Parent Magazine and many online parenting websites and through Sprout Right’s interactive workshops, one-of-a-kind Mommy Chef cooking classes and instructional DVD series.
Lianne is passionate about the environment. Her commitment to a healthy environmentally balanced lifestyle is reflected in both her personal life and the Sprout Right philosophies.
Jeanette Annecchini – "The Alkaline Approach to Purification and Regeneration"
Jeanette Annecchini, Yoga Teacher, Alkaline Coach and Founder of The Yoga Junction Ltd. has studied Holistic Nutrition for 13 years. After having suffered, at a young age, her share of ‘modern diseases’, she ventured out on her own to learn how she could cure herself naturally. Naturally, through meditation, prayer and intuition, the path was shown to her. These teachings combined with her research and taking course on holistic nutrition, helped Jeanette gain knowledge and ultimately the ability to achieve optimal health.
Fascinated by holistic health, Jeanette continues to learn ways to bring a balance to the health of the mind, body and spirit. In ‘total health’ Jeanette shares her learned methods with individuals on a daily basis. Working as an independent consultant, business owner and yoga teacher, Jeanette looks forward to carrying on her journey assisting people and her community for many more years to come.
Dr. Peter Jentschura of Germany recently honored Jeanette with a
certificate in ‘Health by Purification’, making her a certified ‘alkaline
coach’. She has a high degree of
education on this specialized topic and looks forward to sharing it with more
individuals in an effort to improve
their health and overall quality of life. Jeanette has presented on this topic
at Total Health Show 2012, Whole Life Expo 2012 and at The Big Carrot and
Noah’s Natural Foods.
Dr. Gordon Chang, PhD – "The Road to Good Health is Paved with Good Intestines -Detoxification Explained"
Dr. Gordon Chang has earned his PhD from the University of Toronto in Physiology and Biomedical Engineering. He is the President and Chief Scientific Officer at Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Chang established Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals Inc. in 1992 and his manufacturing company has earned awards, accolades and the enduring respect of his peers for producing innovative and efficacious herbal-based and nutritional supplements for the natural health industry. He has lectured at professional trade shows, the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, at other natural health events and he has written articles on this topic for numerous publications. Please join Dr. Chang for a very interesting presentation on detoxification and digestive health.
Jodi Koberinski – “The “O” Word: Demanding Organic for Health”
As OCO’s Executive Director, Jodi Koberinski serves the organic movement in the province by providing leadership¸ building consensus, and networking. She has more than 15 years’ experience in the organic sector through entrepreneurship, activism, project management and research.
Jodi is a dynamic and engaging speaker with deep
knowledge about the organic sector in Canada, food systems analysis, and food
sovereignty issues. Recently Jodi was invited by Dr. Vandana Shiva to attend
the Bhoomi Conference in India, where she had the opportunity to be one of the
first signatories of the international Seed Declaration and to help launch the
Seed Freedom Campaign. She delivers talks to small groups on a regular basis on
a range of organic and food systems topics.
Meghan Telpner – “Get Your Business Rocking – Creating Your Success”
Meghan Telpner is a Toronto based nutritionista and
sought after media personality and recognized leader in her field thanks to her
refreshingly humorous, engaging and real approach to healthy living. Her online cooking courses and
health programs are improving the lives of people around the world. Meghan’s
book UnDiet, Eat Your
Way to Vibrant Health will be released North America wide in
April, 2013. Her speaking engagements have included the University of Toronto
School of Medicine, George Brown College and upcoming the Toronto School of
Natalie Neal – “The Science of Raw Food”
Natalie Neal is a Raw Food Gourmet Chef & Instructor and has spent the last 15 years working within the Education system between three school boards in Ontario counseling children and families. Natalie’s interest in nutrition began when clients would ask to understand their options regarding natural health and from the necessity of being a mother to a child who eats an exclusive vegan diet. Currently Natalie writes recipes for Caldeon Living Magazine, teaches Raw Food classes at a number of venues from Resorts to Community College. Natalie’s passion is sharing this empowering message that food produces chemicals that impact mental and physical health and can be balanced by choosing the right foods that supports a healthy life style.
Natalie is also co-founder of Rawlly Delicious - For Real Treat Lovers, where the company was the winner of Canada’s People’s Choice Natural Care Award 2012 in the category of Superfood Product.
It is her passion to share this vital information
that we can eat to prevent and even cure diseases. As raw food has been
championed with many benefits like reversing diabetes and positively impacting
a host of other chronic illnesses. Raw
Foods & Superfoods are typically associated with benefits of improved
digestion, slowing down the aging process, increased energy and mental clarity,
and a natural side effect of proper weight management through a well balanced
diet. As a Gourmet Chef Natalie also recognizes that when the food we eat
tastes great and is good for you we feed not only our physical bodies but also
our emotional and mental energies. As a Chef it it is Natalie’s pleasure to
teach you how eating healthy is delicious!
Josh Gitalis – An Evidence-Based Integrative Approach to Treating IBD
Josh has always been fascinated with the fields of health and the human body. He began studies in these areas at the University of Western Ontario, receiving an honors degree in kinesiology. At Western, Josh showed a special interest in sport injuries, becoming a member of the football team’s sport medicine crew. After graduating University, Josh began working as a fitness coach, qualifying as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist helping clients reach their physical goals. Over time, Josh realized that a key to reaching optimal physical strength included key therapeutic nutrition, and became a Certified Nutritional Practitioner.
Josh runs a Toronto-based, private practice, with a worldwide client base. As a recognized leader in his field, Josh teaches Clinical Nutrition for several natural health colleges and is the first Canadian nutritionist to be accepted into the Institute for Functional Medicine where he is currently pursuing his certification as an Institute of Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP).
His focus on evidence based nutrition has enabled him to be a featured
presenter for the Canadian Society of Orthomolecular Medicine as well as one of
the few natural health care practitioners invited to speak at the annual
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Symposium.
of Josh’s passions
is herbal medicine. After doing an intensive internship at the herbal sanctuary
United Plant Savers, in Ohio, Josh realized the importance of working hands-on
with the remedies he was prescribing. With the understanding of herbal
medicine, supplementation, and therapeutic nutrition, Josh has furthered the
art of herbal medicine by formulating his own Elixir blend and Digestive
Dave Barton – Introduction to Enzyme Therapy
Dave Barton oversees Enzyme Science education department. Passionate about enzymes and therapeutic enzyme nutrition, Dave writes and speaks about nutritional wellness and lifestyle to retail staff and consumers of natural health products. With his robust travel schedule, Dave has given speeches and presentations to over a thousand natural health food stores across the US and parts of Canada over the last 6 years and has done over 100 radio interviews. He holds a bachelor’s degree in holistic nutrition from Clayton College of Natural Health.
Joette Calabrese – The Gut Psychology Connection: Homeopathy is the Trump Card
Joette Calabrese, HMC, CCH, RSHom(NA) has practiced as a classical homeopathic consultant since 1997. She began her studies in classical homeopathy in 1986 and completed her five-year degree with the North American Homeopathic Master Clinician Course and the Dynamis School of Advanced Homeopathy in Toronto. Ms. Calabrese writes a column, The Homeopathy Journal, in the quarterly journal of the Weston A. Price Foundation as well as her own weekly blog, at www.joettecalabrese.com/blog and a
bi-monthly newsletter, HomeopathyWorks. She is also a regular contributing bloggist to Liberation Wellness and Village Green Network.
Ms. Calabrese is nationally certified by the North American Society of Homeopaths and the Council for Homeopathic Certification – accrediting organizations that are dedicated to maintaining high standards of homeopathy in North America. She is a tutor for the British Institute of Homeopathy, a professional associate with Prasanta Banerji Homeopathic Research Foundation, Calcutta, India, a professional presenter at the National Center of Homeopathy’s Annual Meetings, a member of the North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH) and the Council for Homeopathic Certification.
In addition to regular TV, radio and speaking engagements, Ms. Calabrese is published in Homeopathy Today, Treatment Options and Wise Traditions. She taught the first accredited course in New York State on the Principles of Homeopathy at Daemen College, Amherst, New York, and has been an annual presenter at the Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York. She has taught thousands of mothers and curious others on the self empowerment of using homeopathy in the home. Ms. Calabrese is the author of numerous books and CDs, and one of her most popular programs is a year-long webinar course, How to Raise a Drug-Free Family. She has also developed a series of CDs and manuals on this same subject. To learn more, go to www.JoetteCalabrese.com
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Holistic Nutrition Conference 2013
- Published 02/14/2013
The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition Alumni Association (CSNNAA) is pleased to announce that the 2013 Canadian Holistic Nutrition Conference will be held May 24 - 25, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario.
The theme is "Food As Medicine: Linking the Past, Present and Future".
Mark your calendars now. This is an event you won't want to miss!
Please bookmark our conference page http://www.holisticnutritionforum.com/pages/Conference-2013.html and check back regularly for updates and new information.
CSNN was a National Supporter and you can read about them on Page 2.
Attached is the Spring 2012 issue of the Holistic Nutrition News. We hope you will take the time to read this edition. It has information on:
Details on our 5th Annual Conference
Speakers Titles and Outlines for the Conference
Upcoming classes and seminars
.... and more
Naomi McBride of Inside Out Vitality Within is a volunteer member of the Durham Food Policy Council and will be working with key individuals within the Durham community to fulfill the mandate of the DFPC and ensure all families can exercise the right to eat real local produce at a reasonable cost with easy access to the farmers producing it. Also, Naomi is currently working with the Durham Culinary Association (DCA) to assist in the promotion of farmer’s markets held at local high school for families to drop in a pick up local grown produce and see the high school students then in turn make a meal in the class rooms with home grown food. On July 12, Naomi McBride, RHN will be at U of T Scarborough campus at 3 Pm for the official opening ceremony of the farmers market offering produce, flowers, baked goods. Naomi McBride, RHN, will be a guest speaker. The Farmer’s Market will run from July 12, 2010 to October 25 from 3-7 and will feature professional local chefs and farmers.
City Farming Reviewed by Sherry A. Firing Globe and Mail Jun. 28, 2010
City Farming: Adventures in Urban Food Growing, by Lorraine Johnson, GreyStone; is reviewed by Sherry A. Firing. Sherry is a Toronto artist and gardener.
Sherry details the important parts of the book and encourages readers to find out how impossibilities are made possible in Johnson’s book, as well as how to plant your dreams and watch them grow. She brings up Johnson’s discussion of eating local in opposition to global, and how Johnson also talks about faults in our food system and profit of whole food-growing movement to readers. She walks us through Johnson’s experiences in gardens on rooftops, balconies and growing gardens in schools.
Posted in Globe and Mail Jun. 28, 2010. Click on the link to find more.http://www.theglobeandmail.com/books/review-city-farming-adventures-in-urban-food-growing-by-lorraine-johnson/article1621533/
Here is just a taste of the exciting events at the 3rd Annual Canadian Holistic Nutrition Conference. Just as she did last year, Meghan Telpner provided nationwide coverage for our event. Last year it was Elson Haas.
This year she featured Jeffrey Smith before the conference (more on Jeffrey later) and Michael Murray after. Check it out! And just like last year, Michael, Jeffrey and the exhibitors all commented on how impressed they were with the atttendees at our event. Holistic nutritionsts are making a strong impression.
Thank you, Meghan!
See Results was designed and developed over 2 years with leading experts in the Holistic Nutrition and Technology sectors. The program was written by Rachelle Wood, graduate of CSNN Halifax 2002 and obesity survivor having lost 100 pounds.
See Results is changing the way the world eats!
Law would protect farmers by ensuring export markets are considered before GMO approval
A private members bill to protect farmers by calling for an analysis of potential harm to export markets prior to approving new genetically engineered seeds has passed second reading in the House of Commons. Bill C-474, proposed by New Democrat Agriculture Critic Alex Atamanenko (BC-Southern Interior), will move to committee for further study.
ScienceDaily (Apr. 6, 2010) — The hormonally active substance bisphenol A is contained in many synthetic and packaging materials. As a result,
the substance can find its way into the food chain and the human organism. Just who is exposed and to what extent is shown in a new study
from ETH Zurich: babies who are fed with polycarbonate bottles are especially at risk.