My Ultimate Salad Guide

It wasn't until this year that I truly came to appreciate homemade salads. I always had this preconceived notion that salads that were made at home never turned out good. It always seemed like such a chore to buy all of the ingredients and put them together, only to have a bland, sub-par meal. And …

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Should You Be Taking Vitamin Supplements?

In the past few decades, Americans have become much more aware of their overall health, and the factors that can improve or worsen it. With this, countless studies have been conducted to investigate the various ways one can improve their health. This phenomenon has led to tons of medical breakthroughs, forever improving the lives of …

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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 …

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My Favorite Granola Recipe

Granola is one of my favorite additions to a meal. There are so many ways it can be used to spice up a boring food. Whether you're adding it to your smoothie, mixing it in with your yogurt or applesauce, or sprinkling it on some fruit, you really can't go wrong. Though there are tons …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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