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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B.GOOD is a Budding East Coast Eatery You Shouldn’t Miss

I constantly hear people talk about how great it is to eat locally. But so few individuals are actually able to follow through with that statement and eat locally-sourced foods themselves. Luckily, for all of us East Coasters, there's a budding place called B.good. The first time I stepped into one of these quirky little …

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28 Ways to Use Less Plastic

Hopefully by now we've all heard about the dangers of plastic pollution and the detrimental effects it has on our environment. But just to refresh your memory, here are some fast facts about plastic pollution (thanks National Geographic): About 18 billion pounds of plastic waste flow into the oceans each year. 40% of plastic waste …

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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 am a fourth year Nutrition & Dietetics student at Saint Louis University. I have many strong passions that include encouraging others to live healthy lifestyles, promoting a locally-sourced plant-based diet, discrediting faulty diet advice, and trying …

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