Jen Marshall

prebiotic-foods

Prebiotics and Prebiotic Foods

Prebiotic foods feed the good “bugs” in your digestive tract to help balance immunity, metabolism, and mood, heal leaky gut and maximize digestion.  One type of prebiotic is from resistant starch.  Dr. Christian’s article provides more information and tips about resistant starch.  Watch for and report any gas or bloating when eating these foods.   Green bananas …

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This Virus Became Very Personal for Me

The pandemic has impacted everyone in some way – lost jobs, homeschooling, social isolation, economic worries and health concerns. For me it’s been the health aspect. Several of my close friends work in hospitals here in Colorado and back home in Boston. Sadly, several of mine and my friends’ family members have been sick or …

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Immune Boosting Recipes

Immune Boosting Protocols for the Pandemic

These are unprecedented times. Anxiety, worry, and fear are natural responses to this situation. Also unique to this situation, compared to other crises, is that we’re all in it together all over the globe. Be Balanced Healing is here to support you. Please use this guide for tips, resources and nutrition suggestions to help protect and support you if you do get sick. As you’ve heard, the …

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Healthy AND Delicious Holiday Recipes

Happy Holiday Season! Stacy and I have compiled our favorite holiday recipes.  It’s true – holiday food can be delicious AND healthy.  Whether it’s hosting, entertaining house guests or bringing a dish to share, we’ve got a variety of yummy and seasonal recipes to share.  And that includes desserts too! Enjoy! Stuffed Squash (from Dr …

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Are the holidays affecting your gut? How your emotions affect digestion

The holidays are upon us! Are the holidays a festive time for you or are those festivities mixed with a little stress?  With less daylight during this season, we should be spending time inward, peacefully snuggled up at home with a good book by the fire.  However the holidays call us out of our nest …

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