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Solutions for Thyroid Disorders

Do you suffer from a thyroid disorder or thyroid disease? If you do, you are not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from thyroid disorders.  The good news is, treatments are available to help regulate thyroid dysfunction so you can still enjoy a high quality of life. At Balanced Well Being Healthcare, we work with you… read more

Why Everyone Benefits from Functional Medicine

New to functional medicine? Functional medicine a treatment approach that investigates the root cause of chronic symptoms and conditions.  This new treatment model offers a different approach for combating chronic disease based on your individual genomic makeup. But functional medicine goes beyond genetic conditions and predispositions and looks at environmental factors and lifestyle habits that… read more

Prevent Disease with a Biomarker Health Screening Today

When it comes to getting a picture of your overall health, you want a detailed schematic, not a impressionist-era sketch. Want to know, at a molecular level, just how healthy you are? Biomarkers give you that precise data so you can know–not guess–at how healthy you are.   Understanding the Role of Biomarkers Advancement in… read more

The Effect of Pharmacological Drugs on Nutritional Status

There are many pharmacological medications that have been found to effect nutrient levels. Remember, nutrients play VITAL roles in the function of ALL body systems: the musculoskeletal system, circulatory system, nervous system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, endocrine system, digestive system, reproductive system and urinary system. ALL of these systems are run by NUTRIENTS!! Deficiencies can… read more

The Effect of Popular Diet’s on Nutrient Status

Recent research into the Atkins, South Beach, Best Life and DASH diets showed that all 4 of these diets failed to meet the recommended daily intake (RDI) for 27 micronutrients analyzed. Specifically, vitamin B7, D, E, chromium, iodine and molybdenum were identified as consistently low across the board in all four diet groups. These findings… read more

The Effect of Bowel Disease on Nutritional Status

Your intestines play a VERY important role in the digestion and absorption of nutrients. Disease, inflammation, or infection ANYWHERE in the digestive tract can set the stage for poor absorption of nutrients and therefore deficiency. Nutrient deficiency is a risk factor for chronic disease. Below are diseases of the intestines that can impact nutrient status.… read more

Instant Pot Tomato Soup (with BACON!!)

Comfort food at its finest! This was my very favorite food growing up, and although I can no longer have the grilled cheese on the side, it’s still so nostalgic and comforting! This wonderfully creamy soup is also paleo! #WIN Ingredients: 32 oz can of tomatoes 3 tbsp tomato paste 1 quart chicken stock or… read more

Are you taking Vitamin D3? Don’t forget Vitamin K!

We ALWAYS recommend taking vitamin D with vitamin K2 if you are supplementing. Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin Vitamin D increases calcium levels in the body. Vitamin K helps the body use calcium by shuttling it to your bones. Increasing one’s intake of vitamin D without enough vitamin K can cause an increase in… read more

Grain-Free Granola

One of our wonderful patients gifted us this awesome homemade grain-free granola for Christmas and it was too good not to share the recipe!! Ingredients: 1 cup dry roasted unsalted sliced almonds 2 cups unsweetened coconut chips 1 cup dry roasted unsalted sunflower seeds 1 cup raw pepitas 1 cup dry roasted pecan pieces 1/3… read more

Digestive Dysfunction and The ‘Four R’ Gut Healing Program

Sadly, over 85 percent of all adult Americans suffer from some form of intestinal problem. Suffering from these conditions causes a myriad of bodily harms, encompassing every cell and organ in the human body as the gut is key to the immune system’s response. Nutrient deficiencies, pollution, poor diet, dehydration, stress, poor sleeping habits, inflammation,… read more