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Is Nano CBD the Future? A Closer Look For Students Considering Cannabis Training

In recent years, CBD and its modern uses have been at the forefront of discussions in the cannabis industry. CBD is derived from the hemp plant and has been attributed with numerous medical benefits. As a result, the cannabis industry has faced rapid expansion, with consumers embracing new methods of consumption.  Nanotechnology brings the latest developments to the field as the next best method for efficiently taking and handling CBD products. The process works by compacting CBD into smaller, concentrated particles, packaged into a capsule. The accessibility, potency, and efficiency of nano CBD is quickly shaping the future of the.. READ MORE »

July 13, 2021

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The Benefits of Vitamin C Supplements for Students in Nutrition and Health Programs

Vitamin C is an essential antioxidant that contributes to the growth and repair of body tissues. Most vitamins are obtained from food, as the body does not naturally produce them or produces them only in very small amounts. Vitamin C occurs naturally in many foods, especially fruits and vegetables. Good sources of vitamin C include citrus fruits, such as oranges and lemons, and leafy greens, such as spinach and kale.  While a balanced diet should be sufficient to obtain healthy levels of vitamin C, many adults resort to vitamin supplements to eliminate the risk of deficiency. Vitamin C supplements can.. READ MORE »

July 8, 2021

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3 Technology Trends to Consider for Your Cannabis Retail Business

Businesses in Canada’s cannabis retail industry are looking for ways to streamline the sale and distribution of their products to meet growing consumer demand. Efficiency and professionalism are top priorities. To stay competitive, cannabis retail businesses are turning to technological solutions to boost their productivity and enhance the customer experience. By employing new technologies, businesses can cut costs, create a more cohesive distribution channel, and boost their sales.  Students with cannabis training will be able to apply their knowledge to devise new retail strategies and solutions in accordance with regulatory requirements. Let’s take a closer look at how technology is.. READ MORE »

July 6, 2021

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4 Popular Superfoods in 2021: A Guide For Students in Sport and Nutrition Training

In recent years, diet and nutrition have blown up in the arena of public interest. More and more people are understanding the importance of nutrition in maintaining both physical and mental health.  Superfoods are a popular choice for those looking to maximize their nutritional intake. Each year, these nutrient-foods emerge boasting their capacity to positively impact health. Many superfoods are packed full of numerous healthy compounds, from antioxidants to vitamins to fibre. Some of these foods have been in the running for years, while others are making their debut and taking the nutrition market by storm. Here’s a closer look.. READ MORE »

July 1, 2021

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A Basic Guide to Good Production Practices for Cannabis Quality Assurance

Cannabis production is a methodical science, with the industry subject to strict regulations and quality assurance principles. Those interested in starting a cannabis business in Canada must first obtain a federal cannabis license. As part of the application criteria, license holders must demonstrate their understanding of Good Production Practices (GPP) and provide evidence that their facility complies with those practices.  GPP requirements apply to cannabis that is produced, packaged, distributed, and sold in Canada. License holders must prove that their activities meet the quality standards and that they have developed a system with written guidelines, sanitation procedures, proper equipment, and.. READ MORE »

June 29, 2021

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What Students in Clinical Research Training Can Expect from the Future of Scientific Communication

What if science wasn’t public knowledge? Without scientific communication, it very well might not be. Scientific communication is the system of disseminating scientific discoveries, updates and arguments to the public. Scientific communication serves to raise awareness of topics related to science through different methods of education within various communication channels. While the practice of scientific communication has existed since the 19th century, today the field is changing as technology, social media, and new societal understandings are transforming how scientific information is related to the public. If you’re considering a career in the field of clinical research, understanding how scientific communication.. READ MORE »

June 25, 2021

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Can Omega-3 Promote Healthy Aging? What Students Earning a Certificate in Nutrition Should Know

Students taking nutrition courses have likely heard about omega-3 fatty acids, particularly as they’ve been said to play a key role in our diet. Understanding the impact of these fatty acids on our overall health and wellbeing is incredibly important, allowing us to promote healthy eating habits that encourage healthy aging. Omega-3 can typically be found in fatty fish, fish oil, oysters, flax seeds, chia seeds, and walnuts, to name a few sources. These foods have been known to provide us with a variety of health benefits, often attributed to their high omega-3 content. But can they also promote healthy.. READ MORE »

June 22, 2021

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Tissue Culture Explained For Students in Cannabis Training

The cannabis industry is still in its nascent stages, with the wave of legalization in Canada opening the doors to new research potential. As the industry expands, cannabis cultivators are looking for ways to develop high yields and consistent quality in the most efficient way possible. Cloning has long been a chosen method of production in the industry. The process involves using a cutting of a mother plant to grow a genetically identical plant.  Nowadays, however, a new and improved method of cloning is coming to light. Tissue culture, or micropropagation, offers professionals a number of advantages when it comes.. READ MORE »

June 17, 2021

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How Big Data Analytics and Covid-19 Can Impact Students Seeking Clinical Research Careers

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the spotlight on the global healthcare industry, putting its strategies and responses under the lens. Industry leaders are forced to examine the efficiency of clinical research procedures in forecasting new outbreaks and managing their spread. Big data analytics has been at the heart of the industry’s response to the global pandemic. Over the past year, new technologies have been used to understand, track, and contain the virus, with a profound impact on the way clinical research is conducted.  As the nature of healthcare changes, the demand for clinical research professionals has never been greater. For.. READ MORE »

June 15, 2021

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An Overview of the Pescatarian Diet for Students in Nutrition and Health Programs

In recent years, public interest in nutrition has grown, as research advocates for the health benefits of different diets. Nowadays, the pescatarian diet is becoming increasingly popular, as people look for ways to develop healthier and more sustainable eating habits.  A pescatarian – also called a pesco-vegetarian – is someone who eats fish and seafood along with a vegetarian diet. Along with a host of environmental benefits that come with reduced meat consumption, the pescatarian diet is praised by nutritional experts for being low in saturated fats, high in fatty acids, and providing a good source of protein.  For those.. READ MORE »

June 10, 2021

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