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How To Avoid Yo-Yo Dieting

A yo-yo dieting mindset is something we never intend when we start a diet. When we first sign up to the latest and greatest dieting plan, it really is with all of our best intentions. We also genuinely believe in the results we’ve witnessed others achieve and find ourselves spending a lot of money on supplements (depending on the diet plan).

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5 Guidelines To Intuitive Eating

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With a lot of conflicting movements in the health dialogue over the past little while, we at Wholesome Food have settled in on the concept of intuitive eating.

Intuitive eating is a lifestyle take on health, more than a set of rules to follow, and foods to avoid. It is based on the foundational idea that you know best what your body needs most.

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How Your Body Deals With Stress

Do you find yourself feeling stressed as we get closer and closer to the end of the year? There may be huge deadlines to hit, goals to reach, school years to conclude and farewells to be had. Maybe you are feeling like you’re reaching the end of a marathon, and just thirsty for the finish line. We totally get it and believe it or not, so does your body.

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7 Ways To Balance Blood Sugar

You may be asking, why should I balance my blood sugar? How does this even affect me? Or you might be seriously needing some help in balancing your blood sugar! Either way, we aim to lighten your load, by making it easier for you to incorporate healthy habits into your normal lifestyle.

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Where Are Additives Found?

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Have you ever wondered why people say MSG is bad for you? Well, it is an additive, and we thought it might be helpful to unpack this concept a little! 

In our previous blog for this month, we shared what preservatives are and what kinds of ailments they have been known to cause. In this blog, we want to remind you of the heart behind sharing this well-researched information, before we explore what additives are and how they affect our body’s natural state. 

The heart of the Wholesome Food blog is to bring the right information to your inbox so that you can make wise decisions about food for you and your family.

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What’s So Bad About Processed Foods?

As you may have seen in our blog last month, we have started discussing what a processed food is. We walk through the shops, and pile up our trolleys with foods that are well packaged and attractive, not realising that they could be causing and contributing to a serious level of unwanted illness.

In this blog we will unpack why chemically processed foods have a directly negative effect on our bodies, and why we should avoid them if we want to live a healthy life.

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What Are Processed Foods?

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Most of the food we consume has been processed in some way or another. Whole foods, such as fresh vegetables and fruits, nuts, seeds, and whole grains, have likely been cleaned, trimmed, shelled, husked, ground, or wrapped and this is a type of processing.  

Processed food is any food that has been altered in some way during preparation.

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Eat Real Food: From Soil To Mouth

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There are so many diets and eating programs that you could follow. There is so much information out there that you could read and apply to your life, and before you know it, you end up more confused than before you even started.  We thought we would help you out! Here are some incredibly simple tips to getting healthy and sustaining a healthy lifestyle in yours and your family’s lives.

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Power of Superfoods [Part 2]

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Last month we spoke about the Power of Superfoods and just in case you forgot what makes a food SUPER, here is a small reminder:

Superfoods have extra-large doses of essential vitamins and minerals in them which can help us ward off diseases and live a longer, healthier life. They are also fantastic for your gut health, superfoods can be a great source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are incredible as they work at shielding our bodies from cell damage and helping prevent awful diseases.

In this blog, we have listed some of the more ‘exotic’ Superfoods that are available for anyone and everyone! You can incorporate them easily into your diet in many different ways. Read on to encounter the power of Superfoods!

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