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.
Scientists at the University of Queensland have made a significant breakthrough in their understanding of how Botox penetrates brain cells. Botox, a drug most well-known as a cosmetic treatment, has been used for decades to treat a variety of medical conditions, including migraines and muscle spasms. However, until now, the precise molecular pathway through which […]
Stem cells are known to have the potential to treat a wide range of diseases and injuries. They are often referred to as the future of medicine. The biggest barrier to harvesting them, however, is that the most versatile stem cells come from embryos. This makes them scarce to come by and controversial to use. […]
Heart attacks are scary and can quite often be deadly. For those with a greater risk of having one, this newly published research will give yet another reason to have the “Sunday Scaries.” A recent study conducted by doctors at the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and the Royal College of Surgeons has found […]
Milk thistle, also known as Silybum marianum, is a flowering herb that has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for a variety of health conditions. The active ingredient in milk thistle is called silymarin, which has been shown to have powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. In recent years, several studies have suggested that […]
Mercury is a toxic heavy metal that can accumulate in the body and cause various health problems. It is commonly found in seafood, dental fillings, and industrial pollution. Once mercury enters the body, it can be absorbed into the bloodstream and eventually reach the gut. This can do a lot of damage to your digestive […]
When it comes to genetics, we inherit half of our DNA from our mother and half from our father. While many traits are influenced by both parents, some fascinating genetic traits are exclusively inherited from our fathers. Let’s take a closer look at some of these traits, including the shape of our teeth. Fascinating Genetic […]
Hoka shoes have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially among runners and hikers. Known for their thick, cushioned soles, Hokas are often touted as incredibly comfortable. However, while these shoes may feel great on your feet, there are certain situations in which you should consider retiring your Hokas and opting for a different type […]
This site contains product affiliate links. We may receive a commission if you make a purchase after clicking on one of these links. Whether it’s cold and flu season, you are traveling frequently, or it is simply a busy and stressful time of year, your next cold or flu could be right around the corner. One […]
Parasites are organisms that live on or inside another organism, known as the host. They can cause a range of health problems, from mild digestive issues to serious illnesses. Parasites can enter the body through contaminated food or water, insect bites, sexual contact, or even just walking barefoot on contaminated soil. Best Anti-Parasitic Foods To […]
Collagen has become a popular supplement in recent years due to its potential benefits for skin, joint, and bone health. However, before you start taking a collagen supplement, you should know some important things. What is Collagen? Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body, making up about one-third of our total protein. […]
Watermelon is a summer staple that many people look forward to. It’s juicy, sweet, and refreshing, making it the perfect snack on a hot day. However, there has always been one part of the fruit that many of us were taught not to eat: The seeds. We were told at least once in our lives […]
Intestinal parasites are microscopic organisms that can live inside your body and cause a variety of health problems. They are usually transmitted through contaminated food or water, poor hygiene, or contact with infected individuals. Thankfully, your body does send you signs as to whether or not you have parasites, and there are relatively straightforward ways […]