Jen Marshall

Can Certain Foods Increase Thyroid Function

Can Certain Foods Increase Thyroid Function?

How to eat for your ideal thyroid health. Hypothyroid or low thyroid function is a common ailment especially among women; we see it daily with our clients. Some people are even taking thyroid medication and have “normal” lab results but still experience symptoms. There are many nutrients needed for optimal thyroid health so a supporting …

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Prebiotics and Prebiotic Foods

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.   …

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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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Amy lost 21 lbs and counting going gluten-free

When I first met Amy, she told me she’d always battled her weight and was tired of the constant struggle. She said she gains by just “looking at food.” She also had arthritis in her knee, her digestion was not ideal, and she felt sluggish during the day. Amy had just found out her Hemoglobin …

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Why I Don’t Eat Gluten – my personal story

Why I Don’t Eat Gluten – my personal story A few years ago, I was flying back to Colorado from my original home in Boston. It was the evening after my uncle’s funeral. He died of lung cancer, which still surprises me. I was alone on this leg of my journey and emotionally vulnerable. While …

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