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31 01, 2019

Mary Kate’s 7 Basic Needs For A Healthy Life

2019-05-27T11:19:43-04:00January 31st, 2019|BeWell Staff, Blog, holistic health plan, life lessons and love, lifestyle changes, nutrition, nutritionist, positive thinking|Comments Off on Mary Kate’s 7 Basic Needs For A Healthy Life

BeWell Associates is proud to congratulate our clinician, Mary Kate Gowdy, for achieving the highly regarded credential of Certified Nutrition Specialist. The integrative approach Mary Kate takes with her clients focuses on getting to the root cause of their symptoms and providing real solutions. While each person’s situation is complex, Mary believes that there are 7 [...]

24 02, 2018

NEW Dairy-free & Gluten-free Products!

2019-05-27T11:19:47-04:00February 24th, 2018|allergies, Blog, Celiac, constipation, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, healthy choices for your pantry, healthy snacks, holistic health plan, Miscellaneous, nutrition|4 Comments

On my continued mission to find great gluten-free and dairy-free products, I have come across these items that I'd like to share:   Califa Farms Coconut Almond Milk: I bought this on a whim because I liked the bottle.  At first, I wasn't sure that I liked the taste but once I added it to [...]

13 01, 2018

Give the gift of health

2019-05-27T11:19:47-04:00January 13th, 2018|holistic health plan|Comments Off on Give the gift of health

Have you considered giving a cherished friend or family member a Gift Card for services at BeWell Associates? Our clients, from babes to the elderly, have excellent results with all types of health concerns when they pay attention to diet and discover what their body needs through nutritional testing. Here are a few testimonials of [...]

28 10, 2017

SPECIAL MESSAGE TO PSU EMPLOYEES

2019-05-27T11:19:48-04:00October 28th, 2017|holistic health plan, TRIAD testing|Comments Off on SPECIAL MESSAGE TO PSU EMPLOYEES

We have recently learned that PSU health insurance is changing from Highmark to Aetna as of January 1, 2018. Unfortunately, Aetna does not cover our testing so the test pricing will go from the current $179 copay to as much as $531. If you have been thinking about getting the TRIAD test or other functional [...]

16 09, 2017

Brain Power: Staying Sharp & Focused

2019-05-27T11:19:48-04:00September 16th, 2017|amino acids, anxiety, Blog, Brain and Mental Health, cell building, holistic health plan, mental health, nutrition|Comments Off on Brain Power: Staying Sharp & Focused

All organs need fat, especially your brain. Did you know that your brain is 60-70% fat? Cells that make energy are called mitochondria and just like a car needs gas, mitochondria need fuel for your body to operate at its’ best. If you feed these mitochondria carbohydrates, it increases free radicals in your body which [...]

12 08, 2017

To refrigerate or not to refrigerate: the proper care of probiotics

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00August 12th, 2017|babies with acid reflux, babies with severe colic, Celiac, cell building, constipation, cramping, Digestion, Digestive problems, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, heartburn, holistic health plan, Immunity, infant probiotics, Kids, leaky gut, Metabolism, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on To refrigerate or not to refrigerate: the proper care of probiotics

Just how sensitive are probiotics? Clients frequently ask whether they should be refrigerated. The answer is yes, but not necessarily all the time. Here are some guidelines: -Don't leave them in a hot car or subject them to freezing temperatures (like the cargo hold of an airplane). -Do carry them in your purse or backpack [...]

22 07, 2017

BeWell’s Approach to Acne

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00July 22nd, 2017|acne, Food Allergies, holistic health plan, nutrition|Comments Off on BeWell’s Approach to Acne

Acne is the frustrating skin condition that has ruined many a prom date and challenges one in five American adults. Typical treatment protocols involve topical and systemic antibiotics, steroids and even hormonal agents, including oral contraceptives. Accutane is the drug of choice but one that has a high risk of depression, suicide, inflammatory bowel disease, [...]

29 05, 2017

Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 2

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00May 29th, 2017|allergies, Blog, Celiac, Digestion, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, headaches, holistic health plan, leaky gut, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 2

Wonder whether you have an allergy to dairy OR whether you’re lactose intolerant? We learned last week that there are many ways that we can react to the same foods, in this case, dairy.  Let’s discuss the three ways we can react to casein, the main protein in cow dairy. These are the common symptoms [...]

13 05, 2017

Hemp Hearts

2019-05-27T11:19:49-04:00May 13th, 2017|Digestion, Heart Health, hemp hearts, holistic health plan, Immunity|Comments Off on Hemp Hearts

Hemp seeds are technically a nut and have a soft, creamy "heart" that has a buttery, nutty flavor They are an excellent source of nutrition: HEALTHY FAT: Hemp seeds are composed of more than 30 percent healthy fats, including the essential fatty acids linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid (plant-based omega-3), anti-inflammatory effect. They also contain gamma-linolenic acid, [...]