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5 Foods that Can Sabotage School Performance

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Want your kids to excel at school this year? Make sure they get plenty of sleep, they exercise daily and they eat a whole-foods based diet (a high fruit and veggie intake is directly linked to higher academic performance).  While what they do eat is obviously important, what they DON’T eat also plays a crucial […]

Your Child’s School Performance At Risk

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5 food additives raising red flags in the scientific community and could be affecting how well your children do in school and their behaviour. There are currently over 500 potentially toxic food additives legally being used in Canada (many more in the United States), however, the science is just not strong enough yet to get these […]

Eating a Balanced Breakfast by Breakfast Club of Canada

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Whether it’s for children to concentrate at school or adults at work, breakfast is essential for all of us; at the Breakfast Club of Canada, we like to say that ‘Breakfast is the first bite to success’!

Healthy Snack Swaps for Your Children

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Unhealthy school snacks can negatively impact a child’s concentration, energy levels and overall scholastic performance. We, at myWholeLife, want to help you make sure your children do their absolute best at school, and we created this easy Swap-This-for-That list to help you do just that! Head over to our Pinterest page to view this blog […]

Quick and Healthy Lunchbox Ideas (Part 2)

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As promised here are 5 more simple, healthy and delicious lunchbox ideas to keep your kids engaged and energized: 1.) Instead of the same old peanut butter, try making your own nut butters, or buying nut butters such as almond or cashew. In addition to peanuts actually being a legume and not a nut, and having ‘anti-nutrient’ […]

Quick and Healthy Lunchbox Ideas (Part 1)

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Getting the kids ready to go back to school can be stressful and time consuming.  Add to that the stress of thinking up new and exciting, yet nourishing foods to add to their lunchboxes, and one can easily feel overwhelmed. The proper nourishment at school can be the difference between your child feeling energized, engaged […]