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Bread: How to Make it Part of a Healthy Diet

Posted: August 13, 2020

It’s one of the oldest processed foods on the planet. It’s a staple of our diets. Even with all that going for it, it’s also one of the most disparaged things we eat.  It’s bread and there may be nothing else we eat that is loved by some, and avoided at all costs by others. And both of those groups might consider their reasons for loving or hating bread to be related to wanting a healthy diet. When Bread is read more…

Strength Training for People Who Would Never Strength Train

Posted: August 4, 2020

So how are your weight loss activities working for you? If you’ve tried your fair share of fad diets, weight loss pills and starving yourself without any long-term success, what will you try next? One thing’s for sure, why would you try another diet or different pills if they haven’t worked so far? If you’re looking for a way to lose weight and can’t find it, sometimes it helps to look in places you never thought to look. Benefits of read more…

Our COVID-19 Operations

Posted: June 25, 2020

To our Herbal One family, As we continue to navigate through the ever-changing climate of COVID-19, we are closely monitoring government updates and recommendations. During this time, all Herbal One locations are open and fully operational. We’re excited to see you all again! For your safety and the safety of our staff, we have put in place stringent policies and procedures across all Herbal One locations to ensure a safe and clean environment during your visit.  Here is how we read more…

Our Top 3 Immune Boosting Supplements

Posted: March 26, 2020

With spring finally here, you might be chomping at the bit to get outside for a bit of fresh air. But, even though the cold and flu season is behind us, you still need to worry about maintaining a healthy immune system to fight off viruses and infections.  Viruses can attack anytime and anywhere. To help you stay healthy, you need to support your immune system all year round. How? Give immune-boosting supplements a try!   Herbal Supplements That Boost read more…

Our COVID-19 Business Update

Posted: March 25, 2020

To our Herbal One family, As we do our best to navigate through these uncertain times, we have the overall health and well-being of our community, clients, and employees top of mind. In response to COVID-19 and as a responsibility to the safety of our clients, we have temporarily closed all Herbal One locations across Canada.   While our storefronts are closed, we are still very active! Making the shift to virtual consultations, our amazing staff continues to advise, direct, and read more…

How Proper Sleep Improves Your Health & Wellness

Posted: March 24, 2020

What’s your day like after a sleepless night? Chances are that it’s not one of your shining moments. You feel sluggish, you can’t think straight, every action seems like a chore, and, well, you wouldn’t even want to be around you. What about when you have a great sleep? Quite a difference, eh?! What most people don’t appreciate is that every other system and part of your body has a bad day when you don’t get proper sleep. They all read more…

What to Do Instead of Dieting for Sustained Weight Loss

Posted: March 10, 2020

Following our last post about “ Why Dieting is Worse for You Than Being Overweight ”, we thought that many of you might be wondering what you can do to help you manage your weight. The first step would be to get yourself out of the “dieting” mindset of drastically changing your diet for a short period of time, hoping for long-term results. Sustained weight loss can only happen with sustained transformations to your diet and lifestyle.   4 Things You Can Do Instead Of Dieting  There are way read more…

Why Dieting is Worse for You Than Being Overweight

Posted: February 27, 2020

If we live in an information age, the downside is that a lot of the information is a bit of “the same old, same old”. If you’re battling to manage your weight, you probably see headlines like “Lose weight fast”, “Blast away belly fat” and “Lose weight for good”, almost daily. But, suddenly one headline leaps off the screen at you, one like you’ve never seen, and one that is at polar opposites to all the others . “Dieting Will Kill You Faster than Obesity” Wow. read more…

Looking for Motivation to Lose Weight? Check These Headlines

Posted: February 25, 2020

Maybe you’ve just decided to go easy on yourself and just be you. Maybe you’re tired of the disappointment of trying one fad diet after another, and never seeing any long-term results.  One way or another, many people, who really would rather live life at a healthier weight, give up on doing so because of the difficulties and disappointment they experience have sapped their motivation. Headlines You Can Use to Motivate Your Weight Loss Losing weight isn’t just about looking read more…

Towards a Better Understanding of Emotional Eating

Posted: February 17, 2020

It’s not like being overweight isn’t frustrating enough by itself. But, to add to the stress, many people don’t understand why they are overweight. It may not be in their family history, they may eat a healthy diet and they may be active regularly. But still, they carry the extra weight. From the barrage of unrealistic media images to human genetics, there are many factors that may not be immediately apparent, but that can make it more difficult to manage read more…

5 Reasons Why Yoga is a Great Start to Your Weight Loss Journey

Posted: February 12, 2020

While getting things done is always a challenge, there are some things where just getting them started seems impossible. You know the feeling, the house is a mess and you’re wearing the same thing for the third time because the thought of cleaning or doing the laundry in unbearable. What’s perhaps most interesting in these situations is that, once you get finally get started, the cleaning or laundry aren’t nearly the chores you made them out to be Few things read more…

Good News if You Don’t Like Exercising for Weight Loss

Posted: February 4, 2020

One of the worst things about being overweight or obese is that the news always seems to get worse. A quick example is exercising for weight loss. First, they told you you need to get more physical activity so you can burn more calories than you eat. Ugh.  Then, someone somewhere decided you needed at least 150 minutes of “moderate to vigorous” exercise – every week – if you wanted to be healthy. Double ugh. Today we change all that. read more…