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Benefits of Probtiotics + a Giveaway

Benefits of Probtiotics + a Giveaway

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Much research has shown that your intestinal tract is key to overall health and wellness. You “gut” ties to your immune system, can be affected from stress, and is really one of the central systems in the functioning of your body.  Keeping and maintaining your health is tied to the “good bacteria” in our intestines.  One way people promote a healthy gut is by the inclusion of probiotics.…

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Nutritious Meals For The Woman On The Go

Nutritious Meals For The Woman On The Go

factor-75-meal-service-review      In my daily goal of living a balanced life, maintaining a stress free environment can sometimes get hectic, and my home/work balance becomes out of whack. Because of this, it becomes quite difficult for me to make nutritious home cooked meals. I end up eating chips with hummus or some other sort of snack food that doesn’t really provide me with an abundance of vitamins. Thank god for meal…

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5 Ways to Lose Weight or Improve Your Health WITHOUT Regularly Hitting the Gym

5 Ways to Lose Weight or Improve Your Health WITHOUT Regularly Hitting the Gym

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Hello Balanced Babes, We are Joel and Michelle; Personal Trainers with Organa Wellness  We are conducting a workshop for all of you on Saturday August 23rd at 4 pm to provide with you with a toolbox for losing weight and improving your health during the busiest times in your life.  

Success is most often reached when we have a plan that fits the realities of our lives.   How do you stay on track…

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I am a Balanced Babe and .. I am a Boutique Owner turned Brand Development Director

I am a Balanced Babe and .. I am a Boutique Owner turned Brand Development Director

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photo cred: Glossed & Found

Hi all! My name is Alexis Cozzini and I founded SARCA and Citizen Stone, but am now currently working as the director of brand development for Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen. Our two restaurant locations are 100 E. Walton St and 55 E. Grand Ave. We are also currently scouting locations for our third venue!

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Photo cred: Addictions of a Fashion Junkie

BB: How do you increase…

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Why you should support cruelty free beauty products + a giveaway!

Why you should support cruelty free beauty products + a giveaway!

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I must admit, I am not one to make a conscious decision to do my nails, or even dive head first into complicated beauty routines. Since I’m always on the go I try to keep my beauty needs to a bare minimum – but I will admit, I do love to get ‘glammed’ up for events! I am however, very conscious of the products I use and aware of the types of toxins that gets absorbed into my skin. With our skin…

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Vegan Zucchini Pasta Recipe

Vegan Zucchini Pasta Recipe

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We’ve all been there before, craving something warm and comforting that will stick to our tummies for a while. In this situation, making a batch of vegan zucchini pasta is the answer (I mean, it is probably the answer to all of our cravings). 

Not only is this recipe vegan, but it is gluten-free, wheat-free, and pretty much free of everything except for being delicious. Oh, and it’s super easy…

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5 Benefits You Get From Eating Your Greens

5 Benefits You Get From Eating Your Greens

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Ok people – It’s Monday – i’m sure a lot of you are face planted in a coffee and are dreading about the week ahead. This anxiety could very well be causing you to crave sugars and simple carbs, you’re probably thinking about donuts (or cronuts) right now, and I don’t blame you.

BUT what if your Monday grogginess and anxieties went away because you increased your leafy greens intake? Do you…

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I am a Balanced Babe and .. I’m a Feng Shui Expert

I am a Balanced Babe and .. I’m a Feng Shui Expert

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 If you remember my previous Feng Shui article (here), you might remember my teaser at the end about diving deeper into the art of Feng Shui with one of the experts. Well my friends, today is that day! I would like to introduce a woman who is full of positive and welcoming energy, Mrs. Lynn. 

Hello! I am Lynn, and I am a physic reader and Feng Shui expert.  The name…

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Easy & Natural Ways to Ensure a Robust Immune System

Easy & Natural Ways to Ensure a Robust Immune System

Sponsored Post By: Better Way Health

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 As most of us know, the immune system is responsible for fighting off foreign invaders in your body to keep you strong and healthy. What most of us don’t know is that there are a handful of easy and natural ways to ensure a robust immune system.  Your immune system needs to constantly be up to the challenges of whatever life and the environment can throw at…

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Vegan Recipe: Kale, Carrot, Quinoa & Sunflower Seed Salad

Vegan Recipe: Kale, Carrot, Quinoa & Sunflower Seed Salad

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I’m super duper excited for summer not only because I don’t have to look like the Michelin man, but because I can eat light and chilled salads and feel satisfied! This is such an exciting season for myself and other salad lovers. The right veggies are in season, and fresh zesty salads are popping up everywhere on dining menus. 

One of my favorite salad recipes for summer is a kale, carrot,…

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