Is Snacking Bad for You?

A lot of people I talk to automatically associate snacking with some sort of "bad habit." But is it really? Should anyone who considers themselves a "snacker" immediately stop what they're doing and try to change their ways? Well, not necessarily. Snacking is neither inherently bad nor good. There is definitely unhealthy snacking, but there …

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What is HAES and How Should It Be Used?

The HAES approach may sound completely foreign to you, especially if you're not in the medical field. But I think it's an interesting topic for everyone to learn about and discuss. So if you're interested in what HAES is, and the benefits and downsides, keep reading! What is HAES? First things first. What is HAES? …

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5 Tips for Living With Hypoglycemia

In the past few years, I've noticed that if I go even a few hours without eating, I experience really horrible symptoms like shakiness, dizziness, extreme hunger, clamminess, nausea, weakness, and just general anxiety. At first, I wasn't really sure what was going on. I just thought that I would get really hungry. But I …

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My Mental Health Story & How It Led Me to Nutrition

Let me start from the beginning. I'll try not to bore you with all of the details, but in order to understand where I am now, I think you need to know where it all started. My sophomore year of high school, I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder, though I've been experiencing …

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6 Indispensable Tips for Incoming College Students and a Special Announcement

As I start to wrap up my senior year of college, I can't help but think about how much I've learned these past 4 years. Not only in terms of nutrition, but also just how to stay organized and be a student. Coming into my freshman year, I really didn't know what to expect. I knew …

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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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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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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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