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!
asked and answered
Answers to Nutrition Questions We Get Asked A Lot
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.
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.
recipes and meal planning
Ideas For Well Balanced Meals That Are Delicious and Nutritious.
Looking for a refreshing no-cook recipe? Join us for a 4 part series where we’ll be sharing some of our favorite recipes that don’t require any cooking.
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Health and wellness book reviews
Get The Scoop and Join the Conversations About A Variety of Health and Wellness Books
well balanced wisdom
Bite Size Ideas, Tools, and Other Resources To Help You On Your Wellness Journey
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.
During the season of giving to others, you deserve something special too. And there is no better gift than the one you give yourself.
Whether you’re getting readjusted to having your kiddos back in school, feeling the demands of those extracurriculars, starting classes, or getting back into the swing of things as the school year ramps up, it can feel like...