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.


Self Care Tips and Practices Part 2

This is the second installment in a two part series on self care. If you missed the first one go ahead and read that first.

To successfully implement a new self care practice consider habit stacking. “Attach” the new activity to an existing habit. Complete a current established action and immediately follow it up with the new action.


Self Care Tips and Practices Part 1

What comes to mind when you hear the term self care?

Self care means focusing on and taking care of yourself; supporting your health and well-being so you can do what you want and need to do every day, and it allows you to help and care for others as well.

It’s kind of like the instructions flight attendants provide before take off. In case of emergency place the oxygen mask on yourself first before helping others with theirs.

There are many activities you can engage in to take care of yourself physically and emotionally. Set time aside every day to to engage in self care.

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