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.


Tips For Spectacular Summer Travel Part 1

Does Summer mean vacation and long weekends away for you? Me too! But it can lead to a break from healthy habits and routines and that may not be in the best interest of your health and well-being. Think ahead and plan ways to stay on track with your wellness regime while traveling.


The Importance of Washing Fruits and Vegetables

It’s Farmer’s Market season. Eating fruits and vegetables is a great way to support good health. However, the fresh produce you purchase may be covered with pesticide residue, if it’s not certified organic.

Produce grown in the United States may actually have more pesticide residue than produce grown in other parts of the world. Buying organic vegetables and fruit reduces the exposure but does not eliminate it. Cross contamination could come from neighboring fields, continued presence of persistent pesticides in the soil, or the accidental or fraudulent use of pesticides.

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