Monthly Archives: March 2019

What You Can Do To Keep Your Gut Healthy (And Why You Should)

Gut health contributes to a strong immune system, heart health, brain health, improved mood, healthy sleep, and effective digestion, and it may help prevent some cancers and autoimmune diseases. The food that you eat greatly affects the types of bacteria that live inside you. Here are some science-based ways to improve your gut bacteria. At… read more

Lose Weight By Improving Your Nutrition

Nutrition and weight loss go hand in hand. If you don’t have much time for exercise, you may be interested to find out that you can lose a little extra weight (or a lot of it) by making simple changes to your diet.  Enlisting the help of Balanced Well Being Healthcare will help you get… read more

Identifying Metabolic Syndrome with Certain Risk Factors

According to the the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) when three or more risk factors are present then a person qualifies as having metabolic syndrome. This is an important prognostic indicator: having metabolic syndrome is associated with two times the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and four times the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.… read more

National Nutrition Month: How Healthy Are You?

March is National Nutrition Month and a great time to take a personal assessment on how well you are doing with your daily nutrition needs and goals. Unlike popular opinion, there is no cookie-cutter, one-size fits all approach to dieting and healthy eating.  Our bodies are different and require different things. But, with that said,… read more