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.
Tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world. People drink it help them wake up in the morning, warm them up during the day, and even before bed to help them sleep at night. Typically, all you ever hear about are the many health benefits of tea – but it may not […]
Every year, cancer remains on the list of top causes of death for humans around the world. For this reason, scientists are still searching for solutions. In 2021, researchers discovered that a certain type of collagen seems to prevent dormant cancer cells from becoming active. This could change how we treat cancer in the future. […]
Calcium is a mineral that your body needs to function properly. It’s found in all of your bones, teeth, and muscles. It helps your heartbeat and keeps blood pressure normal. It’s one of the most important nutrients in the body. But what if you’re not getting enough calcium? Not consuming enough calcium can lead to […]
When our grandparents were our age, thyroid disease was not something that they probably ever even heard about. This is because it was quite rare, but maybe not for the reasons you think. Today, however, thyroid diseases are on the rise. The question remains: Why? While many experts say this is at least in part […]
Opinion For many people, the term “wellness culture” is synonymous with the American health-obsessed culture, but the two are different. While it may seem like an overused buzzword, there is a difference between living a healthy and a wellness lifestyle. While the push for people to take charge of their health is amazing, this rhetoric […]
Pyroluria and pyrroles are a controversial subject. Some researchers and medical professionals believe that pyroluria is a legitimate condition, while others are skeptical. It’s important to note that, regardless of where you fall on the spectrum, there are many people who feel they’ve been helped by treatments that address this condition. What Is Pyroluria? Pyroluria, […]
This site contains product affiliate links. We may receive a commission if you make a purchase after clicking on one of these links. If you’re looking to reduce inflammation, ease pain, or help manage arthritis and other inflammatory conditions, consider this. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, maybe the natural approach you’ve been looking for. Why […]
Antibiotics are a discovery that has saved countless lives. Since the discovery of penicillin, scientists have discovered and developed thousands more antibiotics for a wide range of bacterial infections. While these developments have had a largely positive impact on our society, it hasn’t been all good news. Amy Moser from Phoenix, Arizona, sadly knows the […]
We’ve heard all about the benefits of lemon water—it’s a natural detox, it flushes out your system, and it helps with weight loss and digestion. But how much of this is myth and how much is fact? With so many claims and misinformation out there, it’s sometimes hard to separate fact from fiction. We’re here […]
Kale is an extraordinarily nutritious food. It is high in fiber and also vitamins A, C, B-6, and K. Kale is high in minerals like iron, calcium, copper, potassium, and magnesium. Kale also contains powerful antioxidants like quercetin. Though kale is extremely nutritious, there is a such thing as too much kale. There are two […]
In 2017, a high school student won her regional science fair by proving that the extract of a long-used Native American plant, chokeberries, can target and kill cancer cells in-vitro. This discovery, or rather, re-discovery, could in the future be a huge breakthrough in cancer treatment. Native American High School Student Discovers That Her Culture’s […]
Food allergies are rising, and it’s not just because we’ve gotten better at detecting and diagnosing them. Many of us are left baffled as to why our grandparents didn’t seem to have issues with allergies, while every year now, more and more children and adults are suffering from them. Theories abound on how and why […]