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National Health Observance

September 10th is Suicide Prevention Day

The World Health Organization estimates that 800,000 people die each year by suicide, or 1 person every 40 seconds. And for every suicide, there are so many more attempts. There is still a huge stigma attached to suicide, including the belief that those who die to suicide are weak, selfish, or don’t care about the impact their death will have. In fact, those who are suicidal see death as the only escape from their suffering and may, heartbreakingly, even believe that the world is better of without them. This stigma prevents many who are suicidal from seeking help. Remember to speak out against stigma and don’t be a bystander when it comes to suicide.

For more information visit: http://suicideprevention.ca/

Article of the Month

Produce and Pesticides

Eating fresh produce is the best way to get the nutrients that support our overall health and wellbeing. However, pesticides used on many produce remain a major health concern. Non- organic farmers spray synthetic pesticides on produce to kill weeds and insects, but the toxicity does not stop there. As they grow, plants absorb pesticides, and residues remain on fruit and vegetable skins all the way to your kitchen. High levels of pesticide residues can be toxic enough to cause damage to our brain and nervous system, disrupt our hormones, increase the risk of cancer and disrupt our immune system. Even though the mere presence of pesticide residue in food does not imply that they pose a great health risk, you should be extremely careful of what you buy and where you buy it from.

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Recipe of the Month

Carrot Cake

Fall is coming up quickly, and what will go better with a Pumpkin Spice Latte than this healthy, clean-ingredient carrot cake?

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