Maria Sykes Profile Overview

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

Marie Sykes is an Ontario based writer with a background in research and a love for holistic wellness. She's especially interested in boosting awareness for women's health issues. Once a shunner of gyms, Marie has found an appreciation for weight training and HIIT circuits. She enjoys trying cuisine from all over the world, and she also enjoys not caring two cents what other people think her body should look like.
 · 6 min read

Are Eggs Bad For Your Heart?

Remember when egg yolks were out of style, and everyone was eating omelets made only from egg whites? If a team of researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has their way, that trend will come back in full force. Their new research findings point to a link between eating eggs regularly and some […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 2 min read

How to Get Rid of Blackheads Naturally (2-Ingredient Recipe)

The worst thing about being over the age of 11 is definitely pimples. They are gross, greasy and in some cases very painful. However, out the many things they are, the one thing pimples are not is unavoidable. The simple truth is, if you want to avoid an onslaught of blemishes all you really need […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

Stomach Sounds: Are Yours Normal or Is Something Wrong in Your Gut?

You have likely heard sounds from your bowels, stomach, or intestines before. This could be anything from a hungry stomach growling to the churning sound your gut makes before relieving constipation. These stomach noises are normal and are actually happening all the time. If you had a stethoscope, you would be able to hear a […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

Unsafe Sushi Found Pumped with Carbon Monoxide to Appear “Fresh”

Crunchy tempura rolls and perfect pieces of fish dipped in soy sauce and wasabi… If you’re a sushi lover, those words are beautiful music to your ears. But, being so glaringly different than the standard American diet – SAD – when did sushi become such a dietary staple in North America? Throughout the United States […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise, Helped Kill Cancer Cells in Patient

This article was originally published on October 19, 2019, and has since been updated. Mayo Clinic researchers have revealed some promising news about the breast cancer vaccine they’re currently studying in clinical trials. Ms. Lee Mercker, of Florida was diagnosed with an early non-invasive type of breast cancer in March of this year. Mercker was […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 7 min read

Heartbroken Father Pens Down Pain-Filled Letter after His Son Dies, Urges Parents to Make Their Children the Top Priority

Eight years ago, J.R Storment kick-started his tech company the same month his twin boys were born. Cloudability, his company is part of a dynamic industry that’s constantly growing. Storment spent a lot of time in the past years pushing his business forward, attending endless investor meetings, and having little time for his family.  Three […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 2 min read

The Snack Bar Designed for People with Swallowing Disorders

We should take a moment to appreciate the people in this world who go out of their way to improve the quality of life for others. While we sit back and enjoy our avocado toast, poke bowls and Beyond Burgers, it is estimated that 1 in 25 people suffer from dysphagia, a swallowing disorder that […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

Lyme Disease is On The Rise: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

In countries like USA and Canada, we don’t often worry about getting diseases from insect bites. For example, malaria is one of the world’s most dangerous diseases. Over half of the world’s population is at risk of mosquito-borne disease, but in North America, the risk is low. However, there are a few insect-carried diseases to […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 12 min read

Is Broccoli Better Than Cauliflower? The Real Truth About Cancer Risk, Heart Health and More

Cauliflower vs broccoli; two vegetables that have a lot in common. They are both cruciferous vegetables and family members from the Brassica oleracea plant species. Both vegetables also originated from Europe’s Mediterranean region. Finally, they were likely both among the vegetables that you refused to eat as a kid—unless they were covered with cheddar cheese […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team