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Are Depression and Obesity Related?

Being overweight is not only bad for you physically – it can also have a serious impact on your mental health. The link between obesity and depression is not yet fully understood, but evidence-based studies indicate an association between the two conditions. People of all shapes and sizes suffer from depression, but overweight and obese […]

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The Best Exercises and Movement for Obesity

We explore the best exercise and movement for those suffering from obesity. Being physically active is vitally important for your physical health and mental wellbeing! While trying to lose weight, combatting obesity with exercise is far easier said than done. For most people suffering from obesity, exercising can be tiring,  painful and emotionally exhausting. At Chi of […]

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Retreat to a World of Holistic Wellness

At Chi of Life Weight Loss & Wellness Retreat we’re all about helping others achieve holistic wellness from our serene spot on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland. We aim to give you all the tools you need to master your own health and, best of all, you get to detox near Queensland’s Coolum beach, with […]

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Is Fast Food to Blame for Obesity?

Obesity is triggered by a combination of lifestyle factors, lack of movement, food choices, meal sizes have gotten larger and fast food is often highlighted as one of the many causes. But is fast food really to blame for our weight woes? The simple answer is yes; fast food, sugar, portion size and obesity are […]

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Is Obesity Defined by Weight or Lifestyle?

We all have that one skinny friend who can eat practically anything they want without piling on excess kilos. Before you start envying that person and their super-fast metabolism, it’s important to remember that your weight doesn’t necessarily indicate how healthy you are. By taking other factors, such as adrenal and thyroid function, metabolic type […]

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Savoury Gluten Free Loaf

Ingredients: 1 Cup Almond Meal 2 Tbsps. Chia Seeds 30mls Water ¾ Cup Arrowroot (sifted) 1 tsp Bicarb soda (baking soda sifted) 2 tbsps. Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Eggs Good pinch salt 6-8 Pitted black olives ½ tsp Rosemary leaves chopped ½ tsp freshly chopped Thyme leaves 1/2 Tsp fresh ground pepper 2 tbsps. Olive […]

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Should You Incorporate Yoga Into Your Wellness Regime?

Wellness is not defined simply by a body in good physical shape; it also relies on a healthy mind and soul. For thousands of years, yoga has been practised for its physical, mental and spiritual benefits. At Chi of Life, we offer two yoga sessions per week as a part of our holistic approach to […]

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Treatments and Therapies to Benefit Your Mind, Body and Soul

Looking for that spa getaway that offers real physical and spiritual benefits? As one of the leading health retreats in Queensland, the Chi of Life weight loss and wellness centre offers treatments and therapies that improve your health and wellbeing from the inside out. We take a holistic approach to maximise the outcome of your […]

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Achieving Wellness Through Positive Energy and Spiritual Pursuit

The idea of wellness can mean different things to different people. Maybe you’re someone who thinks wellness is a result of physical strength, mental health or even emotional stability. But many people believe the truth is that wellness comes from a combination of lots of different factors, including spirituality. The important thing to remember, however, […]

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The Easiest Way to Detox: The Health Retreat

In today’s society, it’s hard to avoid toxins getting into your body. Food additives, air pollution, cigarette smoke, pesticides and insecticides, other pollutants, heavy metals, drugs and alcohol are just some of the ways toxins can build up in your body, possibly impacting the health of your immune, hormone and neurological systems. Consequently, this may […]

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Excess Body Weight Is Not Always Body Fat

Excess body weight is not always body fat, I have found that most people are carrying a lot of excess water. Have you tried all kind of diets but still unable to lose weight? Do you exercise and eat very little but still overweight and fat? Lymphatic congestion is major contribution to your body weight […]

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