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Win It Wednesday - The Fresh Diet.

Win It Wednesday – The Fresh Diet.


Let’s be real – sometimes a busy working woman can’t always make the time to cook or prep healthy meals for the week, let alone a simple dinner at home. One of the biggest fall backs to eating a consistent, healthy diet is having a hectic schedule that doesn’t allow time for creating nourishing recipes.

Because of this, companies have been taking note, and a conglomerate of healthy meal delivery…

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Why Diets Don’t Work: Finding the Right Food Plan For Your Genes

Why Diets Don’t Work: Finding the Right Food Plan For Your Genes

By Matt Riemann, Founder and CEO of ph360


You are what you eat—literally. The food choices you make everyday either feed your body with amino acids, vitamins, and minerals or deplete it with toxins, excess sugars, and hard-to-process fats. The science of nutrigenomics—the study of how foods can affect the way your genes are expressed—looks closely at this major influencer on our DNA for health…

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Health Benefits of Mint

Health Benefits of Mint

benefits-of-mint    The wonderful aroma of fresh mint, with its dark green, downy leaves, emits a cool and distinctive scent!  I was curious to know more about this minty, edible, remarkable plant.   I was happy to find that fresh mint, including peppermint, is a powerful antioxidant containing vitamins and minerals like Vitamins (A,C,B12), Folic Acid, Selenium, Potassium, Iron and more!  My readers know I’m a…

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I’m a Balanced Babe and … I Run an Online Magazine

I’m a Balanced Babe and … I Run an Online Magazine


Starting your own business, project or event can be extremely strenuous and exhausting. It takes persistence, dedication, and most importantly action to make something work.  Today’s Balanced Babe enraptures all of the characteristics it takes to be an entrepreneur, and she is sharing her tips with you!

Please meet: Jennifer Lezan – Veguilla!

Hi readers! My name is Jennifer Lezan-Veguilla and…

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How to Create the Ideal Work Day - By Erin Bassett

How to Create the Ideal Work Day – By Erin Bassett


Hello Balanced Babe readers! I’m Erin Bassett, the blogger behind Color Me Styled, a Windy City Blogger Collective  co-founder, and a full-time,​ blogging and content marketing consultant with Erin Marie Marketing by Design.   Needless to say I live and breathe and love blogging.

  In the last 6 months my life has done a 180. I went from working 50+ hours a week with a consulting firm and…

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Eat This, Feel Great : The Organic Peach

Eat This, Feel Great : The Organic Peach


At just under 60 calories, the Peach packs a powerful content of vitamins, including six of the B Complex. You also get 2+ grams of Fiber and various minerals, including Potassium. The high amounts of Vitamins A & C will assure you’re getting a good amount of antioxidants for vibrant, glowing skin,  including Lycopene. All of these great vitamins and minerals may be known to contribute to our…

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I’m a Balanced Babe and .. I’m transforming the fitness industry

I’m a Balanced Babe and .. I’m transforming the fitness industry

 sarina-jain-interview  Hi All! My name is Sarina Jain, and I am a certified fitness instructor with over 21 years of experience. I was born and raised in the U.S. to two Indian parents who migrated to the United States in the 1970’s.  Both of my parents wanted to make sure that my sister and I would grow up with the best of what the West has to offer without forgetting the East.  My father made sure to send us to…

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Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Eggplant, Cauliflower, Basil, and Goat Cheese Pizza

Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Eggplant, Cauliflower, Basil, and Goat Cheese Pizza


It’s a great feeling when you have mastered an  indulgent meal by making it healthy! There are many nights when I’m working long hours and just want to inhale something full of carbs that will expand in my tummy and keep me feeling full and content. Yes, that is right,  veggie lovers need to eat heavy foods too! Lucky for all of us carb lovers, I have crafted a gluten-free eggplant and…

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