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.
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 […]
Psoriasis is a skin disease that’s uncomfortable at best and extremely painful at its worst. With so many potential triggers or causes, it can be hard for those living with it to figure out how to get rid of it. This woman, however, was able to figure it out. Now, after two years of having […]
Inflammation in our bodies has a good side and a bad side. On one hand, it helps to heal wounds and fight infections. When that inflammation becomes chronic, however, it starts to do more harm than good. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to reduce inflammation in our bodies and combat chronic illness. One of […]
The human body is an amazing thing and can do some pretty awesome stuff, but like most good things, there are also downsides. Let’s face it; there is an equal amount of ugly (and sometimes downright gross) for all the beauty and awesomeness of being human. Did you know we lose about 40,000 skin cells […]
Regardless of where you grew up, most of us grew up eating ketchup. I’d wager a bet that most of you reading this article have at least one bottle of ketchup in your fridge or pantry right now. Though it is a tasty condiment that pairs well with so many dishes, it is unfortunately not […]
A cancer diagnosis is a terrifying thing, weather it’s your own or someone you love. This is why many of us do our best to incorporate as many anti-cancer habits into our daily lives as possible. A healthy diet is one of the best tools in our tool kit, however, most of the information out […]
Of all the citrus fruits, lemons are one of the most common kitchen staples. After all, nearly everything is a bit better with a squeeze of lemon (or lime!) juice on it. We use the zest (the yellow part of the peel) as a flavoring agent in baking and cooking. We also use the juice […]
Self-talk is an internal dialogue within our minds, combining conscious thoughts, unconscious beliefs, and biases. Many of us are familiar with this inner voice that provides a running monologue on our lives throughout the day. It serves as a way for our brains to interpret and process daily experiences. Many people wonder why they do […]
Dealing with a toothache can be an incredibly painful and uncomfortable experience. It can make simple tasks like eating or speaking a challenge and greatly impact our overall well-being. While it’s always best to seek professional dental care, there are natural remedies that you can try at home to alleviate toothache pain. These are 11 […]
After years of delay, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed banning the use of Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) in soda. For decades, BVO, a modified vegetable oil, has been widely used as an emulsifier in citrus-flavored sodas to mix the drink’s tangy taste evenly throughout the beverage and prevent citric flavoring […]
Red wine has been consumed for thousands of years, dating back to the Neolithic period in the mountains of what is now Iran. It has played a pivotal role in religious ceremonies, celebrations, and negotiations ever since. Nowadays, it is produced and consumed around the world. You can say, in general, people really like to […]