Calming your Brain for a Good Night’s Sleep

Many people lament that they do not sleep well. Perhaps you too suffer from this dilemma Ensuring your bedroom is dark, removing disruptive pets, and using a low-level “white noise” to help tune out traffic and barking dogs are three solutions towards providing a good sleeping environment. But what about the interior disruptions, the noise in our mind that Dr. Mercola refers to as “cognitive...
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Five Steps to a Healthier, Happier Gut

Karen is a prairie girl now residing on the East Coast of Canada. She’s an active outdoorswoman, community builder and supporter of local food goodness… and a fabulous raw-food chef! Join In Balance consultant Karen Toews to find out how five simple steps can create a healthier, happier and more BALANCEd gut! For some people (other than holistic nutritionists!), talking about “the gut” can be...
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Using Essential Oils for BALANCEd Health

Karen is a prairie girl now residing on the East Coast of Canada. She’s an active outdoorswoman, community builder and supporter of local food goodness… and a fabulous raw-food chef! Find out more about Registered Holistic Nutritional Consultant, Karen, below. Join In Balance consultant Karen Toews to find out how you can use essential oils to get back to a more BALANCEd you! As a holistic...
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The “Short and Sweet” on Smoothies

Smoothies are great! They can be big on benefits for a minimal investment of time and effort. Here are three healthy options to add to your collection. Superfoodie Smoothie Ingredients 1 cup blueberries, frozen 1 Tbsp. raw cacao or cocoa powder 1 Tbsp. ground or whole chia seeds 2 Tbsp. hemp seeds 2 cups unsweetened (2% fat) coconut milk or almond milk 2 Tbsp. unsweetened peanut butter or almond...
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Back to BALANCEd Health

It’s September! For you and your family, it may mean back to school, back to work, or back to somewhere or something else. Regardless what you’re getting back to, September is a really good time to review your food and lifestyle choices (that have perhaps slipped southward through the summer months), and get back to a health-focused you! Join In Balance consultant Karen Toews to get...
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