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.
Oral health is a topic that doesn’t get much attention. It’s not something we tend to think about until something goes wrong, but the truth is that it’s one of the most important parts of our overall health. In fact, your mouth is home to some of your body’s most delicate tissue — and if […]
We’re all heard claims about “drinking water first thing in the morning” or “drinking it on an empty stomach,” but are there any truth to the claims surrounding these? While we could go on and on about the benefits of hydration—and we will—we want to focus on one particular claim: that drinking water on an […]
Bruce Willis, the beloved Hollywood actor, has recently been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia. This announcement comes less than a year after Willis retired from acting due to developing aphasia, a brain disorder affecting your speaking ability. Sadly, his family released a statement explaining that his condition has progressed into this new diagnosis. Bruce Willis Diagnosed […]
Astragalus, also known as huáng qí or milkvetch, is most commonly known for its use in traditional Chinese medicine. It’s a plant that has been used since ancient times to treat a variety of ailments and is still commonly used today. There are many claims online about its supposed benefits, but these are the few […]
Cancer is a scary thing. Nobody wants to get it, and nobody wants to watch their loved ones go through it. Cancer can also be caused by things we don’t even think about—things that are so common we don’t even think about how they could be contributing to the formation of cancer cells. Some of […]
If you’re a fan of fruits like berries and pomegranates, you’re probably familiar with the terms “antioxidants” and “super fruit.” But if you’ve never heard of graviola before, it’s time to get acquainted. This delicious fruit is packed with antioxidants—and might even be able to help fight cancer! What is Graviola? Graviola grows on trees […]
This article was originally published on March 30, 2021, on The Premier Daily and has been republished here with permission. Your smile really changes your face, and your teeth really change your smile. A quick flash of sparkly, straight, pearly whites can really make someone’s day – or knock them off their feet. Unfortunately, many […]
Olive oil is one of the most popular oils in the world and has been used for centuries. Today, it is well-known for its health benefits. Buyers beware, however: Not all olive oil you see on the grocery store shelves is made equal. This is everything you need to know about olive oil, including how […]
Copper is a heavy metal that’s perfectly safe to consume at low levels. In fact, a certain amount of it is actually important for your health. What happens, however, if you have too much copper in your body? Copper toxicity is dangerous for your health and longevity. These are the signs you might have it, […]
B12 is a vitamin that’s crucial for your body to function properly. It’s found in animal foods, including meat and fish. People who don’t eat animal products are often advised to take vitamin B12 supplements or use fortified foods to make up for the lack of B12 in their diets. But there are some common […]
The decision to take medication is not one that should be taken lightly. In fact, it’s an important decision that should be made with the advice of a healthcare professional. However, if you are taking multiple medications or supplements, it’s important to be aware of the potentially dangerous interactions between them—and the even more serious […]
You can’t have a healthy body without a healthy heart. Being the organ that pumps blood to every part of your body, a heart problem eventually means problems everywhere. Heart Valve Disease is a serious condition that can cause severe health problems. It is important to be aware of the symptoms and know how to […]