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What a Waste: Stop Throwing Your Food and Money in the Trash

By Georgina Chong-You Imagine this scenario: You walk into your local grocery store and purchase one pack of juicy delicious strawberries, two firm grapefruits, and a fresh cucumber. Upon immediately entering your kitchen, you prepare your meal. The rest of the week brings busy days and too-tired evenings, and the fresh fruit and vegetables you [...]

Milking It: Everything You Need To Know About Lactose Intolerance

By Isabella Sorresso Cheese, ice cream, yogurt and milk. All of these common and delicious foods contain dairy, but can you eat them? If you are lactose intolerant then the answer might be no. According to the Mayo Clinic, “people with lactose intolerance are unable to fully digest the sugar (lactose) in milk. As a [...]

Don’t Mix That! What You Should Know About Food and Drug Interactions

By Tracy Wright Many medications can be affected or compromised by food or herbal items. An open dialogue about medications and potential interactions is encouraged for patients and their health care provider and/or pharmacist. COCKTAILS AND MEDS DON’T MIX It’s generally advised that people taking any medications should not mix them with any type of [...]

Mix Up Your Mixed Drinks

BY ISABELLA SORRESSO Six classic cocktails, six unlikely twists and one less guilty conscious in the morning when you think about all that you drank last night. Instead of drinking a “skinny” cocktail or even just a “mocktail,” bartenders around America have been experimenting with healthier options to get you through the weekend and so [...]

Smoothie Bowls

By Natalie Richoux Smoothie bowls are one of the biggest nutritional trends today, but why? The customizability of these bowls allows you to create the perfect smoothie based on the benefits you want to gain. Do you want an antioxidant-rich meal replacement? Add spinach, blueberries or cranberries. Something packed with protein? Add almonds, oats or [...]