Julie Hambleton has a BSc in Food and Nutrition from the Western University, Canada, is a former certified personal trainer and a competitive runner.
Julie loves food, culture, and health, and enjoys sharing her knowledge to help others make positive changes and live healthier lives.
Panic and anxiety are normal emotions that we all experience occasionally. When anxiety becomes chronic, and panic turns into full-blown panic attacks, this becomes a major health problem. It’s well-known that vitamin and mineral deficiencies can lead to various health problems, but did you know that they can also be linked to anxiety and panic […]
Windows and sustainability haven’t always gone hand-in-hand. Scientists at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have set out to change that. Their newly-developed liquid window reduces both sun exposure and energy consumption in buildings. (1) The Liquid Window That Reduces Energy Consumption According to a 2009 report by the United Nations, 40% of energy […]
Time and time again, humans prove themselves to be the most ruthless and dangerous ‘animals’ on the planet. Animal cruelty being one of the worst offenses, we hear these tragic stories again and again. The latest of these comes from Russia, where a lion cub’s legs were broken to take pictures with tourists on the […]
Are you a highly adventurous eater who, when it comes to food, you’ll try anything once? If so, then you need to visit this burger joint. No, we’re not talking crazy hot peppers or a burger with 10 patties. This burger is topped with a tarantula. The Tarantula Burger Bull City Burger and Brewery in […]
If you have known anyone who has experienced Dementia, you know how awful it can be. As it slowly takes over that person’s brain, they lose their capacity to do different things, bit by bit. Naturally, at some point in their dementia journey, they will no longer be able to drive. Did you know, however, […]
Flight attendants have a very important job, keeping passengers safe and comfortable during flights. Without them, flights would feel much longer and much more difficult to endure. Unfortunately, they are exposed to various hazards, especially regarding their health. In fact, in a 2018 study, researchers found that flight attendants have a higher risk of developing […]
Vitamin D has been getting a lot of attention in the past several years. More and more information is coming out about the vitamin, proving how critical it is for our health. The most recent study has even linked vitamin D deficiency to an increased risk of death. This is what the researchers found. New […]
Our liver is a very important organ in our bodies. It’s our liver’s job to process and get rid of toxins floating around in our bloodstream, create proteins and other products essential for the functioning of our bodies, and to store vital nutrients such as vitamins and minerals. Yeah, it does a lot. Without a […]
While some of us were angels in the classroom during childhood, many of us likely got into trouble at least once or twice at school. Imagine, however, if teachers gave you meditation instead of detention for a misdemeanor. Do you think that would’ve made you behave better in the future? One school in Baltimore is […]
Magnesium is an important mineral for our health. It affects many of the functions of our body as well as our sleep and muscle recuperation. Despite its importance, thousands of people in the United States are deficient. This is everything you need to know about magnesium, magnesium deficiency, and how to keep your levels in […]
Most of us probably know what Aloe Vera is. Chances are, you’ve used some kind of aloe gel after too much sun left you with red, irritated skin. However, there are actually so many more benefits that the aloe plant brings to your health beyond sunburn relief. 8 Benefits of Aloe Vera Everyone Needs to […]
“Adulting is hard.” This is a phrase you commonly hear among college students and those new to the workforce, and you know what? They’re right. Being an adult is hard, but it is especially challenging when you don’t have much of the basic skills and knowledge that generations prior to the millennials and generation Z-ers […]