Well Balanced brain food

The internet is full of contradicting information and all or nothing diet plans that can only get us in a tizzy. What you feed your brain matters! We strive to provide you with the best “brain food” on our blog: inspirational, encouraging, and evidence-based. Take a look around!

How Can I Make Time for Self-Care?

Self-care is based on what you need, and you get to decide when to practice it. There are many ways to incorporate self-care, even when time is limited.

New Year’s Resolution Guide

New Year’s resolutions should be empowering and realistic. At Well Balanced we believe you can make changes any time of the year, but we are happy to share some tips on how to create a resolution that is unique to your needs.

Gift Yourself a Healthy New Year

During the season of giving to others, you deserve something special too. And there is no better gift than the one you give yourself.

Festive Sweet Potato Bread

Quick bread makes a festive, fun, and sweet treat to bring to the holiday party, a gift to your loved ones, or something to enjoy with your family. This recipe features nutritious sweet potato, fresh cranberries, rosemary, and toasted pecans to give it a nice flavor....

Why eat local?

As the autumn season rolls in with its warm golden glow and fresh fall air, one cannot help but get excited for vibrant colors on treetops and succulent seasonal flavors. At Well Balanced, we welcome the changing of seasons with open arms as they bring fresh,...

asked and answered

Answers to Nutrition Questions We Get Asked A Lot

What Can You Do About Leaky Gut? 

What Can You Do About Leaky Gut? 

One way to approach a suspected leaky gut is to address inflammation and eat a more gut-friendly diet. This means reducing excessive alcohol and processed foods that tend to be high in fat and sugar or artificial sweeteners, adding in gut friendly foods, and focusing on fiber and plant diversity.  

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Is Leaky Gut a Real Thing?

Is Leaky Gut a Real Thing?

More and more research suggests that your gut is deeply interconnected throughout your body—from the brain, to your heart, to your immune system, and even to your mood. This means that the foods and drinks you consume can directly affect your health and mood. The gut’s ability to selectively allow the foods we consume to be absorbed while keeping others out is only possible if the cells are working properly and physically joined together very tightly, via tight junctions.

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recipes and meal planning

Ideas For Well Balanced Meals That Are Delicious and Nutritious.

Plant Based Meal(s) on a Budget

Plant Based Meal(s) on a Budget

As if meal planning wasn’t hard enough, the ever rising food and gas prices can make it feel not only timely, but costly. That’s why Coach Bella decided to create a recipe that is simple and affordable, but will offer 3-5 meals!

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Take A Dip

Entertaining this summer? Attending a few BBQs? Then don’t forget to bring a Well Balanced dip! These 3 dips are crowd-pleasers and go great with any chip, veggie, or cracker.

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Health and wellness book club

Get The Scoop and Join the Conversations About A Variety of Health and Wellness Books

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Bite Size Ideas, Tools, and Other Resources To Help You On Your Wellness Journey

Nutrition Tips for the Onset of Menopause

Nutrition Tips for the Onset of Menopause

Menopause. The change. Whatever you call it, it's important to remember that it’s not a disease to be treated, but rather a normal stage of life. Menopause “officially” starts 12 months after your last period. That happens,...

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