Health & Wellness

Don’t be Fooled by These Food Myths

Food Myths

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 […]

Why Emotional Eating is No Laughing Matter

Emotional Eating

So you’re a self-admitted emotional eater. “No big deal,” you say, “who doesn’t devour a big bowl, (or three), of ice cream when they are feeling down?” Don’t worry, we’re not here to condemn you; in fact we encourage the occasional dietary indulgence. However, when it becomes a regular occurrence, emotional eating can cause harm […]

Foods to Maintain a Healthy Thyroid (and Healthy Weight)

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In the previous blog we talked about the problems associated with being either hyperthyroid or hypothyroid. Now it’s time to talk about the good stuff—how we can keep our thyroid in good shape through proper nutrition. Most people do not realize that certain foods known as goitrogens can hinder the production of thyroid hormones. For […]

The Butterfly Effect

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At some point you may have seen a visual representation of the “butterfly effect,” where the air moved by a butterfly’s wings sets off a chain of events across the globe. You may have read a book in which one small decision creates a cascade of effects involving multiple individuals. In our bodies, a butterfly-shaped […]

Apps for Your Toolkit Today!

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Add Quick Tips, Blood Sugar, and Weight Management Apps to Your Toolkit Today! Coming on the heels of their successful Blood Sugar app, which won “My Favourite Find” at the 2012 Canada Natural Health Awards, Vancouver-based WholeLife Holistic Nutrition Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of their latest application for mobile devices: Weight Management. […]

Our very Special Holiday Gift Inspiration List:

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Holiday season is here and with the holidays comes the gift of giving.  This year give the gift of health and wellness!  These are some of our favorite items this year that we would like to share with you.  #1 – Terry Walters Gluten Free Cookbook Our good friend Terry Walters has an amazing new […]

Holiday Survival – Mindful Eating

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It’s here! The holiday season, a time filled with love and peace and joy and family and friend and parties and…calories — loads of them! The holidays seem to be a time when all our eating guidelines and values go out the window, because who can resist that table of cookies, or the eggnog and […]