Lifestyle

Mind Body Solution to Stress

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We’ve all been there: work deadlines, pressure to stay fit, trying to fit in time with friends so you don’t feel like a hermit AND trying to find that often elusive but ever talked about ‘me time.’ This is typical modern life with constant demands from work, home and social life, and it is normal to […]

10 Signs of Emotional Eating and Underlying Cause

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We live in a high stress society, and many people turn to food as a coping mechanism, without consciously choosing to do so. Although many emotional eaters feel ashamed or guilty about their presumed ‘lack of willpower’ over food, emotional eating has much more to do with evolution and biology than it does with willpower. […]

Inflammation: The Silent Bone Killer

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Chronic inflammation is an epidemic that silently affects countless North Americans, increasing their risk of chronic disease. What you may not know about inflammation, however, is that there is a long established connection between inflammation and bone disorders. Your bones are constantly undergoing a cycle of building (formation) and degrading (resorption). Normally bone resorption prompts […]

Do You Really Need a Sports Drink?

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We have long been told that the athlete within us all needs athletic performance enhancers. But if your inner athlete spends most of the day at your desk, that might not be the case. So before you lace up for your next workout…or burn a hole in your wallet on ‘sport-enhancing’ products, read on! Electrolyte […]

5 Ways to Build a Sense of Community

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Feeling like you are a part of a community is important for your health and a major contributor to your happiness…5 simple suggestions on how to build a sense of #community in your life.

Lifestyle Changes to Transform Your Health

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The next pillar of our health assessment is lifestyle. Lifestyle can often be the most difficult to change so we’re here to ensure that you make changes that are both transformational and sustainable to your life. Exercise There is no getting around it–you need to exercise to achieve optimal health. Exercise reduces your risk for […]

Don’t be Fooled by These Food Myths

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In honour of April Fool’s Day, we at myWholeLife, have decided to expose the top 5 food myths that you may have been fooled into believing. Myth #1: Salads Are Great for Health and Weight Loss The majority of restaurant, fast food and pre-mixed salads come adorned with highly processed, calorie-dense dressings and toppings. And […]

Overcome Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating - 6 Steps to Overcome It

Food is supposed to be a source of nourishment, but when you eat your emotions, it becomes much more than that – it becomes both a friend and an enemy. If you read the past two blogs, you are well aware that emotional eating is harmful to your physical and emotional wellbeing; however the conflicting […]