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3 Tips to Fuel Black Friday

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The Black Friday shopping frenzy that follows Thanksgiving can be exhausting! One of your best protections, and an excellent way to treat your body kindly after a day of indulgence, is to make Black Friday a day for rebalancing the body with energy-boosting foods and drinks. 1) Stay Hydrated! You have heard this before, and […]

Diabetes Awareness: My Story

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More than 10 million Canadians and 115 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes—one of them is my dad. He was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in his early 60s, and within 10 years, the disease began to take its toll. The effects of my dad’s diagnosis have been heartbreaking. My dad has lived a […]

Fight Flu with Food & Herbs

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The fever, aches, and chills that accompany a case of the flu are miserable. You would do anything to avoid that misery, right? How about adding a few foods, herbs, and supplements to your daily routine? Surely you can do that! The pesky flu virus won’t stand a chance when you incorporate the following simple […]

Diabetes Made Simple

Diabetes is a disease that affects over 9 million Canadians. People who are diagnosed with diabetes are also likely to have high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol, increasing their overall cardiovascular risk. For those who are not quite clear on what effect diabetes has on our bodies, or for those in need of a refresher […]

Chromium—The Next Big Thing

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It is quite possible that chromium might just be the next big thing in the world of nutrition and wellness. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) two-thirds of the American population is either overweight or obese. These conditions are directly linked to an increased risk of other diseases such as type […]

Importance of Labels

Knowing what we are actually eating plays a huge role in our overall health and wellness, and now there is more research to prove that. A new study has shown that women who pay attention to food labels weigh, on average, 9 pounds lighter than women who do not read labels. Although we do not […]

How to Balance Blood Sugar

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We have discussed in detail why keeping our blood sugar balanced is so important, see here, but what we have not yet discussed is HOW to keep it balanced. Thankfully, the team at WholeLife Holistic has designed an amazing app that will give you endless tips, recipes, and supplements to support you—making balancing your blood […]

Baby Steps

It can be overwhelming to think about all the changes we ‘should’ be making in our diets, and feeling overwhelmed just adds unnecessary stress to our lives. So, instead of feeling stressed about eating right, start slow, and remember that every choice counts—even baby steps in the right direction. I have broken down some of […]