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Tips for Staying Healthy in the Cold and Flu Season

It is cold and flu season. What's your go to prevention technique. Cindy Hardie, Community Natural Foods' corporate educator shares her go to arsenal.

New & Unique Products for the Holiday Season

The holiday parties have started and Black Friday has come and gone. Christmas is less than a month away – do you know where all your keto and vegan goodies are?

Clean Beauty: What's All the Fuss About?

Clean Beauty has been deemed one of the hottest trends in beauty for 2018 but we believe it is more than a trend, it’s a movement, and it is here to stay. Just like the food industry, the ugly truths of the long under-regulated beauty industry are finally being un-earthed.

Activated Charcoal For Hair Skin and Teeth

The theory behind including activated charcoal in beauty products is it will act like a magnet to attract and absorb dirt and oil.

CBAN’s Guide to GMOs

Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) put together some helpful tips to avoid GMO/GM products.

Finding Balance Between Convenience & Home Cooking

The benefits to home cooking and using convenience products.

Immune Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season

Eating foods rich in immune boosting vitamins and minerals will provide you with the nutrients needed to avoid cold & flu season! Immune boosting nutrients include Vitamin A, D, E, C, zinc and selenium. Here are some of our favourite foods that include these nutrients, plus a few others to help fight off any colds you run into this winter season.

Kale is a health food store darling for good reasons but what about Chard?

While this leafy green is commonly known as Swiss Chard, it actual origin is Sicily not Switzerland! Chard is one of the most impressive greens out there, as it has an extremely high nutrient-density.

Are Nectarines just a fuzz-less peach?

We know it’s been on your mind all summer – what is the difference between nectarines and peaches? Find out why we are excited about nectarines, plus a great Upside Down Nectarine Cake!

Preserving Your Summer Harvest

Everyone looks forward to fall and the beautiful fruits and vegetables that are harvested. Not only are they bursting with flavor but they are also the best price of the season. Be sure to stock up on your favorite fruits and vegetables and preserve them for the winter.

Detox from Stampede

Whether you love or hate Stampede, the hustle & bustle and a lot of yahooing impacts all of us Calgarians. However you chose to participate in Stampede, you’re likely feeling pretty sluggish now that it’s over. Community Natural Foods is here to get you back into your routine and feeling back in tip top shape!

Camping Tips for the Vegan/Vegetarian

It’s the May Long Weekend, which means camping season has begun! Whether you’re looking at cutting back your meat consumption, or a vegan lifer, sometimes preparing for a camping trip can seem a bit daunting for the vegan in the group. We’ve put together a list of essentials to bring, some tips and some delicious recipes that will make your meat-eater friends wish they could have your food!