Nutrients

Paleo Taco Casserole

This recipe was adapted from Juli Bauer at www.paleomg.com–if you haven’t checked out Juli’s amazing paleo focused recipes, you must head over there for inspiration! I love LOVE one pot meals, casseroles, and really anything that blends all the ingredients of one meal into one dish. Why? Because it makes life so much easier! Plus,… read more

The Importance of Nutritional Supplements

The standard American diet, full of refined carbohydrates, sugars and lacking in essential vitamins and antioxidants can leave you deficient in many key nutrients needed to prevent chronic disease and to run all body systems effectively. While a healthy balanced diet often provides a source of vitamins and minerals, taking dietary supplements on top of… read more

The Root Cause of Nutritional Deficiencies

Why Do I Have Nutrient Deficiencies If I Am Eating a Clean Diet? Many people today are under the impression that if they simply eat enough fruits and vegetables and supplement with vitamins, they have done all they can to stay healthy and should be able to sit back and reap the health benefits of… read more

Metabolic Syndrome, a Recipe for Diabetes and Heart Disease

The incidences of type 2 diabetes (adult onset) and pre-diabetes have reached epidemic proportions in our country and worldwide. According to the 2010 United Health Report, over half of the American population will be afflicted by 2020. Currently it is estimated that 26 million Americans have type 2 diabetes, 67 million Americans have pre-diabetes, and… read more

There are NO magic bullets!!

I don’t think I’ll ever forget the tragic death of Steve Bechler—but not for reasons you might think. For those who don’t remember, Bechler was a minor league pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles. In 2003, he unexpectedly died from a heatstroke after a workout, the cause of which was linked to the use of the… read more

Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss

Two-thirds of people in the Western world are overweight, and one-third of those are obese by definition. Fasting is a time tested tool that has been used for generations, dating back to our ancestors. At it’s very core, fasting helps to burn body fat. Fat is just ‘stored energy’, and fasting helps to utilize that… read more

How to OPTIMIZE bone density!

More than 30 million American women and 10 million men currently have osteoporosis. The number of Americans with a low bone density, not yet severe enough to be labeled as osteoporosis, could be twice this number. A woman’s risk of fracture related to osteoporosis, is higher through her lifetime than her risk of getting breast… read more

Is Your BREATH Making You Sick? SIBO, Not IBS, Might Be Your Problem!

IS your BREATH making you sick?? TIRED of feeling gassy, bloated? Suffering from abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, ugly poop?? You may have SIBO!!! At Balanced Well – Being Healthcare we have a low threshold for testing for SIBO and treatment can be lifesaving. What is it? SIBO stands for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. Relatively speaking,… read more

The FOUR Cornerstone Supplements to Support Health in a Modern World

Multivitamin: With the increase in toxin exposure, poor digestive health and stress from modern lifestyles, our bodies need more support than ever. We have a huge need for protective, health-supporting nutrients to help us combat the daily assault of living in a polluted and stressful world. Think of a multivitamin as an insurance policy to… read more