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Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

Brittany is a freelance writer and editor with a Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition and a writer’s certificate from the University of Western Ontario. She enjoyed a stint as a personal trainer and is an avid runner. Brittany loves to combine running and traveling, and has run numerous races across North America and Europe. She also loves chocolate more than anything else… the darker, the better!
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A Concerning Discovery Found in an Astronauts Bloodstream

We have been sending both animals and humans alike into space for decades to help us discover and understand more about the fascinating solar system that surrounds us. But scientists want to learn about more than just the stars and planets. One of the most prominent questions scientists are asking is: “What happens to the […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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14 Fish You Should Consider Never Eating

Fish can be an excellent part of a healthy diet, providing important nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids which can lower your risk for diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and dementia, age-related macular degeneration, and rheumatoid arthritis, among others [1]. However, there are some fish you shouldn’t eat. Unfortunately, due to human industrial activity like […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Toddlers, Meltdowns and Brain Development: Why Parents Need To Ditch Traditional Discipline

“Every day in a hundred ways our children ask, “Do you see me? Do you hear me? Do I matter?” Their behavior often reflects our response.” L.R. Knost A different perspective from what we’ve always assumed. Those little munchkins are adorable. They add a good measure of sunshine to anyone’s life, and their self-expression is […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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The Science Is In: Breastfeeding Beyond Babyhood is Not Abnormal

Breastfeeding a newborn or young baby is seen as ‘normal’, and generally encouraged. Mothers who choose to continue breastfeeding after infancy, however, often deal with a lot of criticism. How often and how long a mother chooses to breastfeed is completely up to her. In most cases, there are multiple factors influencing her choice, some […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Honey 101: Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits, Types, and More

Honey is a beloved food around the world. Whether you stir it into a hot mug of tea, add it to some baked goods, or incorporate it into a marinade or salad dressing, honey can add a touch of sweetness to whatever you’re making. Honey, however, is more than just a simple sweetener. In recent […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Designing an end to a toxic obsession: The Lawn

The image of rows of identical homes, each with matching, pristine lawns, is ubiquitous across America, and has become emblematic of the “American Dream”. Ever since families fled the cities for the suburbs in the 1950s and 1960s, dutiful citizens have meticulously maintained their perfect patches of grass under regulations enforced by bylaws and homeowners […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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How a parent’s affection shapes a child’s happiness for life

What were your parents like when you were a child? Were they very affectionate? Did they give you lots of hugs and kisses or were they more of the strong, silent type? There are lots of different parenting styles out there, and whether your mom liked to snuggle you before bed or preferred to show […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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A homeless Detroit man bought an abandoned house for $1,500 and spent 10 years renovating it for his wife. Here’s how he did it — and what it looks like now.

Not only did Michael and Cynthia Gray celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary, but they also celebrated the completion of their new Detroit house, which was almost unrecognizable from when Michael bought it a decade prior. A Detroit House In November 2009, Michael Gray was going through a rough patch. Despite having a college degree in […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team