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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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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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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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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Reflecting on My First Year of Blogging

It's officially been 1 year since I started My Food Farmacy! And it's been a crazy one! I want to start by saying THANK YOU to all my readers!!! It means so much to me that I have such a wonderful support system and following! I wouldn't have the motivation to keep doing this without …

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Tips for Growing Your Own Food When You Live in an Apartment

Having an apartment and a love of gardening is difficult. Because obviously, if you don't have a yard, having a garden isn't exactly possible. But that doesn't mean you can't grow things at all! Growing your own veggies can be a great way to reconnect with the food you eat. And it doesn't have to be too much work. …

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How My Trip to Italy Gave Me a New Perspective on Food

My sophomore year of college, over winter break, I had the privilege of going to Southern Italy for 2 weeks on a school-organized trip. The trip was planned by the Nutrition Department at SLU. Because of this, the entire itinerary we had planned for us involved all things food-related. We were to be immersed in …

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Thank You SLU Nutrition Department, for an Amazing 4 Years

It's graduation season! Beware of large crowds wearing caps and gowns, greeting card aisles, and any large arenas. I am one of the many college students who graduated this May, and I wanted to take a moment to reflect on my experiences over the past 4 years. As I'm sure many of you know, I …

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7 Must-Try Restaurants in St. Louis

After spending 4 years here in St. Louis for school, I've been able to scope out a lot of amazing restaurants in the area. If you're ever in the neighborhood, these are a few must try places. St. Louis restaurants offer such a wide variety of food and drinks that you shouldn't miss! Russell's Cafe Ever …

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How My Relationship With Food Has Changed After Studying Nutrition

Maybe this is just the nutrition weirdo in me, but I consider a person's relationship with food to be extremely important. Not just for health reasons, but also because it defines how you perceive the innate human activity of eating, which is something we spend a lot of time doing. If we're being honest, our …

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