Category Archives: gluten

What’s the Deal with Gluten?

If you thought you could avoid thinking about gluten, think again.  What some might think is a fad is sadly a reality for more and more people.  Some think that the “no-gluten” thing is a fad, but sadly, it isn’t. … Continue reading

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Are You Getting Chubby Eating Gluten Free?

Years ago, my amazing girlfriend and nutritionist Kasia Kines, suggested I go gluten free. Now, mind you, I had no gastric upset. I had no belly aches, or heartburn. I did have some extra weight though and was really “draggy.” … Continue reading

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Go Gluten Free…Try It!

Why get off the gluten? Gluten free is kind of a fad right now, but there is an underlying issue here that might be closed over by the pretty packaging promising to afford you the luxury of still eating a … Continue reading

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Mindful Nutrition: Portion Sizes and How We Get Fat!

As Americans, we have a huge overweight crisis. And, as Americans, we know it is getting worse. At Balanced Bodies we believe that the obesity pandemic is a combination of the glut of refined foods, people being unwilling to prepare … Continue reading

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Depressed? Could it Be What you are Eating? Carbohydrates and the Connection to Mood.

Anxiety and depression are often treated with medications that alter the effect of a mood hormone called serotonin. When serotonin levels in the brain are high, people are calm, patient, and optimistic. When levels are low, you can suffer from … Continue reading

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