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.
When a psychotherapist, relationship expert, author, speaker and mother of three boys reveals deep truths about, well, being a mother of boys, you listen. If there is anyone who fits that bill, it’s Abby Rodman who has helped enlighten “mom of boys only” in a recent piece for Huffington Post. It seems to have come […]
This is a victory for every animal lover and the tormented pets all over the country. There is a movement happening across the country, where more and more people are calling for animal abusers to be held responsible and identified through a registry, much like sex offenders. This measure is instrumental in allowing pet shops, […]
There is a lot of pressure in today’s society to have a perfect, flawless complexion. Culturally things like age spots, moles, skin tags, blackheads, and warts are simply not desirable. While there are many remedies that your doctor or dermatologist can give you for these things, natural skin care products and techniques can be just […]
Over the last few decades, North America’s food industry has been revolutionized. While some people are content with the agricultural and technological advancements, others stand in direct opposition to them. It’s true; meals are readily available 24/7 and take almost no time to cook (if you’re eating processed foods). To put this into perspective, one […]
When it comes to maintaining a healthy diet, it is important to focus on nourishing our bodies with nutrient-rich foods. Though this seems simple, it can get lost in today’s world of fad diets, “super” foods, and product marketing tactics. According to nutritionist Swrajit Sarkar, a senior lecturer in nutrition at the University of London, […]
Gut bacteria, also known as the microbiome, refers to the trillions of microscopic organisms that reside in our digestive tract. These organisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microbes, play a crucial role in our overall health and well-being. If these bacteria are out of balance, it can cause illness and disease. These are the […]
The liver is an essential organ that performs numerous vital bodily functions. It plays a crucial role in digestion, detoxification, metabolism, and energy production. The liver is often referred to as a “forgiving” organ because it has the ability to regenerate itself to a certain extent. However, continued damage can lead to inflammation, scarring, and […]
If you have experienced depression or know someone who has, then you will know how complex of an illness it is. Signs and symptoms vary from person to person, and it can often be hard for one to identify depression as the cause of these. Understanding some of the more subtle or hidden signs of […]
Nothing about having cancer is fun, and that is extended to cancer treatments. They are long, grueling, and often uncomfortable or even painful. They have terrible side effects that leave people feeling completely depleted and not themselves. One of the most common but not talked about side effects of chemotherapy treatment is Chemo brain. This […]
As we head deeper into fall and edge ever closer to the winter season, there’s another season that’s also coming: Cold and flu season. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways we can support our immune systems to prevent getting sick. If and when you do, there are also natural ways you can make yourself feel […]
There are foods out there that aren’t good for you and yet we continue to eat them every day. Junk food, sweets, and highly processed packaged foods are in nearly every kitchen cupboard and fridge in America. Did you know, however, that there are some foods or ingredients that are so bad, they’re actually banned […]
Losing a tooth is a source of major pain, and it also comes with a lot of issues and long-term discomforts. Dentures are one way to replace a lost or bad tooth, but they come with a lot of burdens on their own. A new dental replacement procedure is in the works, and it could […]