Nutritious School & Camp Lunches

Are you struggling making lunches for your kids? What should kids have for lunch and snacks to have a well-balanced diet?

How do you get your picky eater to eat? How bad are sugar sweetened drinks for kids? What are alternatives to white sugar for baking? Tune in to find out some great information and tips from Alternative Food Network’s guest Dr. Audrey Sasson, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, to assist you with preparing school and camp lunches.

How Different Foods Affect Sleep

Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? Achieving quality sleep is essential for your well-being.

This podcast discusses the importance of sleep for both adults and children, and how food can facilitate or hinder a good night’s sleep. Hear great tips from Dr. Audrey Sasson, ND, about what foods are more relaxing to the body and what foods should be avoided in the evening. Get your day off to a great start by sleeping well the night before.

Inflammation-Food Connection

What is inflammation and is there a really a connection between food and chronic inflammation in our body? Are there inflammation-fighting foods?

In this podcast, Dr. Audrey Sasson, ND, discusses what people can do about inflammation in the context of their diet. Some topics discussed are:

  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Crohn’s
  • Gut health
  • Nightshade vegetable sensitivities
  • Pre and probiotics
  • The Mediterranean diet

Plus, hear from a special drop-in guest, the founder of Alternative Food Network. Inflammation is a basis of a significant number of diseases so take the time to listen to this podcast.

Cannabis Legalization and Edibles

Are you a bit confused about the legal landscape regarding cannabis?

Whether you are interested in producing, distributing or selling it or simply are curious about edibles, this podcast is for you.

Joining the podcast is Carlo Di Carlo, an associate at Stockwoods LLP, and John-David Belfontaine, President of Phivida Holdings Inc. The podcast begins with a discussion of the proposed cannabis legislation in Canada and the role of various levels of governments involved in its regulation.

The anatomy of the cannabis plant is also explained to give listeners a better understanding of THC and CBD oil. And of course, since we are the Alternative Food Network, the middle of the podcast takes a deeper dive into the topic of cannabis-infused food and beverages, including trends, advertising and accuracy of THC labelling.