What it A Balanced Diet and Why Eat One?

In case you haven’t heard it before, I’m here to tell you that FAD diets don’t work. Why? Weight loss does not equate to good health. Those types of diets are not sustainable over the long term, and they can be harmful to your health. For example, a new study links a Keto diet to long term health risks. Read more HERE.

Good nutrition is a balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat. Your body requires all three.

Where you get each of them is what makes a difference. The food source is extremely important!


The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Gut

What do you think when you hear the word bacteria? Does is conjure up negative thoughts? It doesn’t need to because bacteria can be either good or bad. As it turns out, the majority are quite harmless.

Your body is full of bacteria much of which resides in your gut. Making sure you have enough good bacteria and helping them thrive are essential to your health and well-being. 


Support Gut Health Naturally With Kombucha

The health of your gut has a direct correlation to your overall physical health. What you eat has a significant effect on gut health as does stress.

Kombucha is fermented tea. It helps promote a healthy gut. Kombucha contains good bacteria that your gut needs. It supports healthy digestion, is immune boosting, and helps detoxify the body by eliminating free radicals.


The Whys and Hows of Making Compost

Composting is a great way to reduce the amount of trash you create which in turn reduces your carbon footprint and the impact you have on the environment. Plus it can provide you with a nice rich soil additive perfect for your flower or vegetable garden. You can also put it around trees and shrubs or under mulch.

Composting doesn’t take much time or effort compared to the amount of waste it eliminates.


5 Ways to Enjoy a Plentiful Harvest

Take advantage of the abundance of local fruits and vegetables when they’re in season. There’s only so much you can eat fresh but there are are a few quick and easy things you can do to enjoy produce well after the season has ended.

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