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!
well balanced wisdom
Bite Size Ideas, Tools, and Other Resources To Help You On Your Wellness Journey
Carbohydrates are molecules made up of sugar units. Simple carbohydrates are made up of only one or two units, whereas complex carbohydrates are made up of many sugar units strung together in long, complex chains.
So far in the series we’ve learned that too much sugar can have some serious health risks. However, there are plenty of ways to optimize blood sugar levels such as eating more fiber or moving after a meal.
Insulin is a hormone that helps our cells absorb sugar. It is when the pancreas no longer produces enough insulin or our cells continue to be resistant to insulin, that we can become at risk of developing prediabetes.
Asked and answered
Evidence-Based Answers to Nutrition Questions We Get Asked A Lot
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.
Our bodies need carbohydrates to provide us with energy and support brain function. It is only when we consume too much sugar too often that we can begin to gain weight.
What role does water play in the body? It helps...
recipes and meal planning
Ideas For Well Balanced Meals That Are Delicious and Nutritious.
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!
In this episode of cooking with Chef Christy, she bakes a delicious muffin that works as a wonderful, balanced snack.
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.
Health and wellness book club
Get The Scoop and Join the Conversations About A Variety of Health and Wellness Books
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