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Why a Coach? What is a Health Coach and Why Should You Hire One.

Why a Coach? What is a Health Coach and Why Should You Hire One.

I posed a question last week on my personal Facebook page. “What do you think of when you hear the term: Holistic Health Coach?” Responses ranged from “your inner health” or “your whole health” to “Someone who uses a natural approach to teach you how to have a healthy mind, body, and spirit.” I also got “expensive,” or “someone I could not afford to hire, but would love to be friends with.” Most notably I got a few people who…

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Gut Health 101: The Gut-Brain Connection

Gut Health 101: The Gut-Brain Connection

Note: this edition of “Gut Health 101” is part 7 of an 8-part series on the microbiome. For many of us when we hear the term “gut health” we simply think about digestion. Thankfully, gut health is much more than just breaking down the food and drink that you consume. This next section of my Gut Health 101 series on the microbiome will dive into a newer discovery of the microbiome: how the gut bacteria interact with and even influence…

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Christmas is just a couple weeks away. Have you finished your holiday shopping? Looking for something that your health and fitness loving friend or family member will appreciate? Check out my Healthy Holiday Gift Guide! *note: this post contains affiliate links* #1: A Vegetable Spiralizer. I love a good vegetable spiralizer. It brings a new way to enjoy vegetables that is fun and exciting. A bonus about a spiralizer is that it is easy to get the kids involved in…

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Gut Health 101: Support Your Gut and Naturally Detox

Gut Health 101: Support Your Gut and Naturally Detox

Note: this edition of “Gut Health 101” is part 7 of an 8-part series on the microbiome. For many of us when we hear the term “gut health” we simply think about digestion. Thankfully, gut health is much more than just breaking down the food and drink that you consume. This next section of my Gut Health 101 series on the microbiome will dive into a popular fad that is actually already being done on a daily basis: detoxing. So…

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Inflammation: What Is It and How You Can Reduce It.

Inflammation: What Is It and How You Can Reduce It.

Why hello again! It’s been several months since I last made a post. It’s been quite an adventure over here in Southeast Wisconsin. I won’t bore you with all the details, but if you would like to know more, please SIGN UP to receive my newsletters and emails so you can stay in the loop with all my local and online offerings. While on sabbatical I chose to realign and refocus my intentions with Ballele Wellness. This is to better…

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Gut Health 101: How Your Gut Influences Your Immune System

Gut Health 101: How Your Gut Influences Your Immune System

Note: this edition of “Gut Health 101” is part 6 of an 8-part series on the microbiome. For many of us when we hear the term “gut health” we simply think about digestion. Thankfully, gut health is much more than just breaking down the food and drink that you consume. This next section of my Gut Health 101 series on the microbiome will dive into a really neat function of your gut microbiota: vitamin and hormone synthesis. So far we’ve…

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Gut Health 101: Introduction to Short Chain Fatty Acids

Gut Health 101: Introduction to Short Chain Fatty Acids

Note: this edition of “Gut Health 101” is part 5 of an 8-part series on the microbiome. For many of us when we hear the term “gut health” we simply think about digestion. Thankfully, gut health is much more than just breaking down the food and drink that you consume. This next section of my Gut Health 101 series on the microbiome will dive into a really neat function of your gut microbiota: vitamin and hormone synthesis. So far we’ve…

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Gut Health 101: How Your Gut Bacteria Protects Your Health

Gut Health 101: How Your Gut Bacteria Protects Your Health

Note: this edition of “Gut Health 101” is part 4 of an 8-part series on the microbiome. For many of us when we hear the term “gut health” we simply think about digestion. Thankfully, gut health is much more than just breaking down the food and drink that you consume. This next section of my Gut Health 101 series on the microbiome will dive into a really neat function of your gut microbiota: vitamin and hormone synthesis. So far we’ve…

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