Troubleshooting Your Digestive Issues: How To Improve Overall Digestion Function (part 2)

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In Part 1 of Troubleshooting Your Digestive Issues I covered some signs and symptoms (diarrhea, constipation, bloating, gas, etc.) and potential causes of disrupted digestion and why it’s important to address these issues right away. Remember, sixty to eighty percent of the immune system is in your gut-we want to do what we can to support it. Improving digestive function is …

Facebook 50K celebration GIVEAWAY!

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In honor of the Balanced Bites Facebook page recently hitting over 50K “Likes,” I’ve teamed up with tons of my favorite brands to offer up a big package of Paleo friendly goodies! The prize package (with a value of over $500) you’re entering to win includes everything seen in this picture below – and there will be THREE lucky grand …


Troubleshooting Your Digestive Issues: Signs & Symptoms of Digestive Upset (part 1)

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In this four-part series, I’ll be addressing one of the most common issues I’m asked about every single day – digestive function. If you or someone you know isn’t sure what’s going on “in there” or how to tackle an issue, keep your eyes here for the series. Digestive disruption is your body’s way to telling you something’s not right, …


“The 30 Day Guide to Paleo Cooking” – a video and a giveaway!

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If you’ve been waiting for a Paleo cookbook to release that includes only the most practical, approachable, and easy weeknight go-to dishes — your wait is over! Hayley Mason & Bill Staley have just released their third book, The 30 Day Guide to Paleo Cooking. In this book, you’ll find: 75 brand new recipes. 24 bonus “express eats” ideas for …


Podcast Episode #89: Guest Jonathan Bailor of “The Smarter Science of Slim”

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Remember – If you’re enjoying these podcasts, please leave us a review in iTunes. Thanks! This week the dynamic Jonathan Bailor of The Smarter Science of Slim www.thesmarterscienceofslim.com and Slim is Simple >  www.slimissimple.org stopped by to chat with Diane. We talked about some common nutrition myths, why some folks are naturally slim easily while others aren’t, how long it might …


Podcast Episode #88: Guest Danielle Walker of “Against All Grain”

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Remember – If you’re enjoying these podcasts, please leave us a review in iTunes. Thanks! Having battled ulcerative colitis, an autoimmune disease, the modern-medicine way for many years, Danielle Walker took matters into her own hands and set out to regain her health through the medicine of food. She runs the popular grain-free recipe blog Against All Grain and has …


Podcast Episode #87: Paleo Pitfalls – Part 1

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Remember – If you’re enjoying these podcasts, please leave us a review in iTunes. Thanks! Last week’s episode post now has a written transcript available. We will be playing a lot of catch-up, but bear with us as they’re on their way! We’ll also be trying to get current episode transcripts up-to-date and loaded with each podcast but it’ll take …


The SexyBack Summit: An online event featuring 24 health & hormone experts

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Don’t miss out on The SexyBack Summit, a free online conference happening from Sunday, May 19th through Saturday, May 25th – for both women AND men! We’ve brought together 24 functional medicine doctors, naturopaths, nutritionists, trainers, and sexperts whose mission it is to bring your sexy back naturally — without pills, potions, and risky prescription drugs! What is it? The SexyBack Summit features 24 presentations from functional medicine doctors …