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Three Easy Ways to Avoid Holiday Bloating

Everyone eats too much at the holidays.  It's unavoidable.  And fun!  So let's focus on what we can do to minimize the suffering with 3 easy ways: 1 - Don't stop eating fresh fruits and vegetables.  Keep them going even if its pie and salad. 2 - Take extra probiotics.  They help digest your food, reduce bloating, and keep things moving.   3 - Make an extra effort to drink more water or kick it up a notch and add some coconut water to your water glass for the extra hydrating effect.  Sure, the holiday egg nog or bottle of wine is a must for festivities!  But alcohol and sweets are dehydrating.  And the more dehydrated you feel, the less you...

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How To Buy The Right Probiotic For YOU

Anyone in the market to buy probiotics right now has plenty of choices. Too many choices, some might say. With all the different brands, styles, and types of probiotics all begging you to “buy, buy, BUY!” it can be hard to determine which ones are actually going to be beneficial to your health. Not to worry. Here at Basics 4 Balance, your overall, long-term health is our primary concern. We hope that you’ll find the health benefits you’re looking for by buying our affordable probiotics from our online store, but if you don’t, that’s fine too. We’ve assembled this easy buying guide so that you can be better prepared to navigate the often murky waters of the probiotics industry. Read...

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Afraid of Fruit? Read "Medical Medium" by Anthony Williams

I admit, I became afraid of fruit. Did you?  Fruit has sugar and sugar = bad.  Then recently, I got a fresh perspective on fruit.  I read "Medical Medium," by Anthony Williams. He keeps it simple: eat lots of fruit all the time. How exciting!   So what's all the fuss about fruit?  Americans are eating less fruit and national sales of fruit are down. Diet experts caution against eating too much fruit, certain kinds of fruit, or even times of day and in what combination with other foods. Ugh!  Who can keep track? The people with medical concerns are told a whole other set of things about fruit.  Some of it is useful.  For example, it's important to understand that fruit juice has...

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7 Surprising Ways Organic Sulfur Can Benefit Your Health

When most people hear the word “sulfur” their nose wrinkles involuntarily. Why? Because for most people, the only experience they have with sulfur is the smell of natural gas or the gas that arrives upon the scene after eating too many eggs. Well here at Basics 4 Balance, we’re dedicated to educating people about the benefits of organic sulfur as a supplement in their daily life. No foul odor required! Keep reading to learn some of the health benefits that may be gained by adding our organic sulfur supplement to your diet. Our Sulfur Supplements Can Help With... Amino Acids - Sulfur is abundant in the body, and one of the reasons it’s so necessary is that it helps your...

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Organic Sulfur - The Natural High At My Age

If you haven't heard about what organic sulfur can do for your busy life yet, then you're missing out on all the fun.  I'm a married work at home managing 4 kids and 2 dogs.  I'm busy.  Who isn't?  You're busy too.  Every month I keep taking my organic sulfur, I find myself with more kick in my step. Organic sulfur is about the best natural high I think there is at my age.  Feeling energy - the real boost kind - is truly awesome.  It makes me happier, more motivated, and life is just... better.   There are so many benefits to taking organic sulfur.  My 74 year old mom used to wake up rating her body aches and...

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