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Welcome Fellow Foodies!

Hello and welcome to My Food Farmacy! Let me start by telling you a little bit about myself. I have my bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Saint Louis University (Class of 2019). I'm currently a dietetic intern and Nutrition & Dietetics master's student at Saint Louis University (Class of 2020), and on track …

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5 Ways to Prevent Overeating When You’re Working From Home

With most of the population working from home at the moment, we're all getting used to our "new normal" for the time being. And part of the new normal is eating all of our meals at home. I know many people, myself included, have concerns about this, since our routines are completely changing. Having access …

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Does Emergen-C Actually Work?

With all the sickness going around lately, people are searching high and low for ways to improve their immune systems. And vitamin C is well-known as a nutrient that improves immune function. This being the case, many people will take vitamin C supplements, such as Emergen-C in an effort to improve immunity and decrease their …

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What is Baby-Led Weaning?

As a dietetic intern, I have the privilege of working in several different nutrition-related settings. I've been fortunate enough to spend a lot of time counseling pregnant, breastfeeding, and weaning mothers and babies. Since this is one of my main areas of interest within the nutrition field, I've really enjoyed being able to work with …

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The Difference Between Matcha and Sencha Green Tea

Anyone who knows me well knows that I have a slight obsession with matcha green tea. It is a huge staple in my life. I really love to drink it in the morning instead of coffee and usually add honey and almond milk for flavor. To my surprise, there's this other tea called sencha tea …

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Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Mash

It's that time of year again! The time for Friendsgivings, Thanksgivings, Christmas parties, and more! What's your favorite dish to bring to these occasions? Mine is definitely butternut squash and/or sweet potatoes! So I figured, what better dish to enjoy than a combination of the two? This is a simple, very low sugar, very tasty side …

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Hearty Apple Tart Recipe

It's fall people!!! What does that mean? Apple-flavored everything! If you love fruit-filled pastries as much as I do, this hearty apple tart recipe is a must try! It has all the tasty flavors of an apple tart, with a bit of a healthier take. I actually discovered it when planning for a "Local Fall Harvest" themed food …

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A Blog Update

Hello readers! It's been quite a while since my last post, so this post has been a long time coming. I have a few updates that have led to a change in my blogging schedule. As many of you know, for over a year, I had been posting a blog update once a week, on …

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How Should You Feed Your Kids To Prevent Allergies?

Recent generations have had a higher prevalence of allergies than any before. Because of this, the story on how to prevent your kids from getting allergies has changed quite a few times. It can be pretty confusing to find the facts. You really need to check the date of your source. If it's not before …

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Why I Don’t Want an Apple Watch

Over the past year or so, Apple Watches have completely blown up. Everyone and their mother seems to have one. Because of their growing popularity, I thought about whether or not it was something that I might want to invest in for myself. It didn't take me long to come to the conclusion that it …

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9 Foods That Will Help Improve Your Eye Health

Everyone wants to have healthy eyes. And being the generation with screens constantly in front of us, it is extremely important for us to consider ways to improve our eye health. Studies show that excessive screen time leads to eye strain, which results in eye dryness, irritation, fatigue, and blurred vision. So since we're basically set up …

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