Diet and disease

Gear Up For A Healthy Spring With These Tips

Six in ten Americans live with at least one chronic disease, like heart disease, cancer, stroke, or diabetes, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports.  “These and other chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in America.”  Balanced Well-Being Healthcare works with our patients to help them learn about healthy lifestyle and… read more

Learn the Benefits of Physical Fitness

Do you know the benefits of physical fitness? May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month. Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health, and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. Regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life. It also reduces your risk for high… read more

How Does Diet Affect Your Risk for Disease?

Diet and disease are more closely related than you might think. Health.Gov puts it this way, “the rates of noncommunicable diseases—specifically, chronic diet-related diseases—have risen, due in part to changes in lifestyle behaviors. A history of poor eating and physical activity patterns have a cumulative effect and have contributed to significant nutrition and physical activity… read more