Why No Calorie Counting May Be the Best Calorie Counting

We've all been there at one point or another. An insecure teenager willing to do just about anything for the approval of others. In my case, I was a young sophomore in high school when I discovered the magical idea of calorie counting. Upon first hearing about it, and hearing the success stories of people who …

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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 are Hemp Seeds? What to Know About this Nutrient-Dense Food

I'm always on the hunt for easy ways to add variety to my meals, whether it be something to mix into my yogurt, toss in a salad, or add to a snack dip. Because I study nutrition, I'm constantly learning about the role nutrients have in our overall diet. One of the healthy foods I recently …

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Why You Shouldn’t Attempt the Grapefruit Diet

With bikini season just around the corner, there is a lot of pressure to have a perfect figure. People will do just about anything to reach their weight-loss goals, whether it be exercising for obscene hours at the gym, taking diet pills, or eating next to nothing. As the generation with the world of knowledge at …

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6 Nutrition Experts Give Their Opinion on Collagen Peptides

There's been a lot of buzz lately about collagen peptides. Me being the curious nutrition student that I am, I wanted to learn more about what they are and why everyone is so interested in them. After doing some research, I felt like I understood a little bit more about what collagen peptides are. So …

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Homemade Vegan Zoodle Dish

I've always loved the idea of eating vegetables in spaghetti form. Whether it be spaghetti squash or spiralized veggies, adding extra veggies to a meal in that way seems so great! In recent years, I've really started using spaghetti squash more in the kitchen. So I figured it was time to start experimenting with spiralized …

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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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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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Why Yoga Can Be Beneficial For Anyone

More often than not, we consider ourselves to be "relaxing" when we are actually doing somewhat stressful activities. I don't know about you, but some of my favorite shows to watch on Netflix are action-packed dramas. Though I like to consider watching TV a lazy, winding-down activity, in reality, I probably couldn't be less relaxed. …

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