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6 Muscle Building and Recovery Foods

Research has shown that athletes have greater protein requirements than the general population to meet muscle growth and recovery needs. High quality protein sources rich in essential amino acids are especially emphasized as they cannot be produced by the body. The branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) leucine, isoleucine, and valine are essential amino acids that demonstrate […]

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6 Tips for Navigating Holiday Party Buffets

Say goodbye to party ‘food hangovers’ and the mental anguish that food buffets can cause, with out 6 simple strategies for navigating holiday food buffets. #1 Never, Ever Arrive Hungry We’ve all done it – eaten less during the day of a party, to save room for the Holiday feast. Showing up hungry almost guarantees […]

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Can people with Celiac Disease consume non-contaminated oats?

The safety of consuming oats has been a controversial issue for people with celiac disease over the past decade

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7 Steps To Reduce Your Diabetes Risk

Prediabetes, which is also referred to as metabolic syndrome, is not a passive condition over which you have no control. In most cases, a combination of diet, exercise and lifestyle modifications can help to turn your health around. Step #1 – Consume Blood Sugar Balancing Foods Focus your meals around whole foods: non-starchy vegetables, legumes, […]

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Inflammation: The Silent Bone Killer

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 […]

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Taking the Holistic Approach to Healing from Heart Disease or Stroke

Surviving a heart attack or stroke can sometimes leave you feeling like the future is uncertain. The good news is that the power to heal your heart is in your hands.The way you choose to live your new life can help speed healing and reduce your risk of another cardiovascular event. We at myWholeLife want […]

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