Pros & Cons of New Year’s Resolutions

I know a lot of people who are either strongly for or strongly against the idea of New Year's resolutions. To be honest, I think that New Year's resolutions are a lot like nutrition: they really need to be considered on an individual basis. There are definitely arguments on both sides, both of which I …

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Snack Tips For Traveling

Almost everyone is traveling this time of year. Whether you're going back home for the holidays, visiting out-of-town relatives, or crashing with the in-laws, you've probably been in a car, bus, train, or plane recently. Choosing to go to college halfway across the country has made me all too familiar with the struggles of traveling. …

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Keeping an Eye on Ingredients

Recently, I had a bit of a wake up call regarding the ingredients in things that I buy. I've been purchasing almond milk and soy milk for years, and never really thought twice about the ingredients in them. But then I heard someone say that a lot of plant milks are made with an ingredient …

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10 Ways to Combat Winter Blues

With daylight savings time ending and the needle on the temperature dial getting lower and lower, it's common for people to be feeling more down than usual. I know I've experienced it recently, and if you have too, keep reading. For this post, I'm focusing more on overall wellness rather than specifically nutrition. I want …

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8 On-The-Go Snack Ideas That Are Nutritious & Delicious

Being a college student is hard. We all know how it goes. You jump out of bed, workout, run from class to class, go to various club meetings, hit the library for a night-time study session, and by the end of the day, you realize that all you've eaten is a bunch of on-the-go snacks …

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7 Life Lessons I Learned From Working in a Bakery

My sophomore and junior years of college, I worked in a bakery on campus with one of the chefs from our Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Chef Todd. Throughout those 2 years, I learned a lot about baking. But I also learned a little bit about life too. Here are some of the valuable life lessons …

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7 Reasons to Check Out Your Local Farmers’ Market

When I got my first apartment during my sophomore year of college, I was thrown into the world of grocery shopping. While I had done it from time to time before college, I was never completely in charge of buying all of my own food. It was harder than I'd expected. Over time though, I …

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Roundup of My Favorite Nutrition Blogs!

Ok, so this post isn't as nutrition-based as my other posts are. But what I'm hoping to accomplish through this post is to give my readers some other excellent nutrition blogs and Instagram accounts to keep up with! ...Along with My Food Farmacy, of course. (: So if you're on the hunt for some other …

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Why Matcha Works Better For Me Than Coffee

Anyone who knows me well knows that I am a hard core matcha enthusiast. It's tasty, it's nutritious, and it doesn't flare up my anxiety like coffee does. But let me start by telling you how I got into matcha tea in the first place. Back in high school, I never really felt the need …

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How Being a Culinary Camp Counselor Taught Me to Love Cooking Again

When I was younger, I used to get so excited to get in the kitchen and start cooking. It signified my coming-of-age and independence. I was trusted enough to create a meal for people. But then as I got older, real life hit me. I became busy, and so wrapped up in all of the …

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