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Dairy-Free Cream Of Celery Soup

I’ve noticed that people are fed up with celery because they simply don’t know what to do with it. It’s that one vegetable that’s great for dipping …

Here's New Proof That Not All Fats Are Bad For You

Eating fat is not bad for your health if you’re opting for the right kinds, a new study suggests.<p>In the new study published in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i>, …

13 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Healthy Recipe Swaps For The 4th Of July

This specific holiday is one of my all time favorites. Fireworks, catching fireflies, running around with sparklers, and eating some of my favorite …

Wellness Travel Guide To Vietnam And Cambodia: Where To Eat, Get Pampered And Stay

The Balanced Babe wellness travel guide to Vietnam and Cambodia is finally here!<p>Overlooking Ho Chi Minh City<p>I recently embarked on a three and a half …

Blue Green Algae: Why I’m Adding Pond Scum To My Diet

Blue green algae may be the newest “superfood”. From it’s protein content to healthy fatty acids, this bacteria packs a nutritional punch.<p>Alright …

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice: Dairy Free & Low Carb

Turmeric cauliflower rice not only seriously tastes like real rice, but it’s satisfying and comforting with health benefits to boot.<p>I’ve made …

Babes We Love: Meet Shemane Nugent, Wife to Rock ‘N Roll Legend Ted Nugent

Shemane Nugent is one Balanced Babe we love! Her interview talks about how she wrote a book in 3 days, how she overhauled her diet after being …

8 Hidden Food Sensitivities You Might Not Know You Have (And How To Find Them)

<i>William Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner, is an expert at identifying the underlying factors of chronic conditions. Join Dr. Cole for an</i> …

Meditation App Roundup: Summer 2016

The three apps reviewed here represent some of the tools interactive technology offers to facilitate mindfulness. <b>Spire</b>, a wearable device and …

Is Your Gut Sabotaging Your Sleep?

<b>By Well+Good</b><p>You can eat well, rock your workout, and maximize your spiritual well-being, but if you're only clocking five fitful hours of shut-eye a night, your otherwise-healthy routine isn't helping you as much as you think it is.<p>So it's too bad that falling asleep (and staying asleep!) is so …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Vegan Grapefruit Avocado Salad: Two Ingredients To Jump-start Weight Loss

Grapefruit, you either love it or hate it. I just so happen to love it so I’ve whipped up a refreshing summer vegan grapefruit avocado salad that is …

Herbal Tonics That Cleanse Your Body For Spring!

These herbal tonics that cleanse your body not only taste great but are packed with benefits as well!<p>It’s time for my annual spring awakening! You …

Enhance Your Balanced Babe Lifestyle with Ancient Mind Body Techniques For Spring + Superfood Smoothie Bowl

Are you yearning for the ethereal lightness and warmth of Spring yet? As I’m sitting here writing today’s article and sipping on my collagen coffee, …

Rose Petal Beauty Remedies For a Romantic Self-Care Weekend

These rose petal beauty remedies will enlighten your senses for a relaxing and self-care filled Weekend.<p>Roses aren’t just used as Valentine’s Day …

Raw Vegan Kale Caesar Salad

If you tried our Cashew Caesar dressing, you will love this raw vegan kale Caesar salad!<p>I’m really getting a kick out of making dairy free …

De-Bloating Recipe Alert! Asparagus Arugula Salad Bowl

Want to enjoy a recipe that has bloat fighting foods? This Asparagus Arugula salad bowl will do the trick!<p>Many of my clients know that I don’t like …

Here's How To Actually Start Exercising Again

Don't be afraid.

12 easy ways to wake up earlier in the morning

It's not like you did anything more taxing than watching Netflix last night, but rough mornings like these are becoming far too common — and they're taking a serious toll on your morning productivity.<p>The thing is, waking up doesn't <i>have</i> to be so hard. With the help of Nancy Rothstein, an adjunct …

Dietitians, nutritionists, and food psychologists got together and ranked the best diets of 2016 — here's their top 10

Some of the diets are designed to help you lose weight, while others focus on lowering blood pressure, improving heart health, and even bettering your chances of conceiving. But one not-so-surprising thing resonates with each plan: They're all meant to improve health.<p>After months of combing through …

Why You Should Be Eating Fermented Foods

Could you see yourself eating a big bowl of sauerkraut?<p>Before you say, “um no thank you”, let me tell you a bit about fermented foods (including …

A New Exercise Method Proven to Make Workouts Fun

If somebody told you that there was a workout that didn't require much effort but was fun and yielded awesome results, you'd <i>probably</i> have some doubts . . . and understandably so, because it sounds way too good to be true! But according to <b>The New York Times</b>, there's a new exercise method that is …

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Meditation Techniques Demonstrated by Deepak Chopra

Dave Farrow, a Guinness memory world record holder, shows Dr. Oz how to go through the steps of fire meditation.<p>Guided Meditation with Steve …

8 Surprising Ways Too Much Sleep Is Hurting Your Health

Yes, too much sleep is possible.<p>It's a little hard to believe there's such a thing as sleeping <i>too much</i>, since so many of us feel like it's a struggle to even get barely enough.<p>But it's true: You can overdo it on sleep.<p>While it's tough to pinpoint the "just right" amount, most adults need between …

7 Ways To Stay Happy In A Long-Distance Relationship

If you’re in a long-distance relationship, you know how hard and frustrating it can be to live far away from your special someone. Distance makes the …

How Living with Colitis Inspired Sarah Kay Hoffman To Create A Loving Spoon

What happens when you have a digestive issue and an entrepreneurial mindset? You create a gut friendly product! That’s exactly what CEO of A Loving …