Featured

Welcome Fellow Foodies!

Hello and welcome to My Food Farmacy! Let me start by telling you a little bit about myself. I am about to embark on my fourth year of college as a Nutrition & Dietetics student at Saint Louis University. I have many strong passions that include encouraging others to live healthy lifestyles, promoting a locally-sourced …

Continue reading Welcome Fellow Foodies!

28 Ways to Use Less Plastic

Hopefully by now we've all heard about the dangers of plastic pollution and the detrimental effects it has on our environment. But just to refresh your memory, here are some fast facts about plastic pollution (thanks National Geographic): About 18 billion pounds of plastic waste flow into the oceans each year. 40% of plastic waste …

Continue reading 28 Ways to Use Less Plastic

5 Reasons Why Everyone Needs RXBARs in Their Life

I'm sure many of you have heard of the product called the RXBAR. In case you haven't, you're in for a treat. In recent years, I've seen protein bars take a turn for the worse. Either they're filled with sugar, synthetic protein powder, artificial sweeteners, or all of the above. However, in 2013, a revolutionary idea was …

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Everyone Needs RXBARs in Their Life

Is There a Certain Type of Honey You Should Be Buying?

We've all heard that honey has some amazing health benefits. It's like liquid gold for the body. But what if the honey you've been buying actually isn't good for you at all? Turns out, only a certain type of honey contains all of these amazing health benefits. And that's raw honey. What is Raw Honey? And …

Continue reading Is There a Certain Type of Honey You Should Be Buying?

Why Yoga Can Be Beneficial For Anyone

More often than not, we consider ourselves to be "relaxing" when we are actually doing somewhat stressful activities. I don't know about you, but some of my favorite shows to watch on Netflix are action-packed dramas. Though I like to consider watching TV a lazy, winding-down activity, in reality, I probably couldn't be less relaxed. …

Continue reading Why Yoga Can Be Beneficial For Anyone

What is a “Plant-Based” Diet & Why is it a Good Idea?

There is somewhat of a stigma around the phrase "plant-based." Despite what many may think, a plant-based diet is not necessarily a vegetarian or vegan diet. Yes, vegans and vegetarians obviously eat a plant-based diet. But that doesn't mean that meat-eaters can't follow a plant-based diet as well. Essentially, the term "plant-based" means to eat …

Continue reading What is a “Plant-Based” Diet & Why is it a Good Idea?