Julie Hambleton has a BSc in Food and Nutrition from the Western University, Canada, is a former certified personal trainer and a competitive runner.
Julie loves food, culture, and health, and enjoys sharing her knowledge to help others make positive changes and live healthier lives.
The summer is ending, and school is coming a lot faster than your kids anticipate. Adventurous days and lax sleeping schedules are cutting back to create a routine fitting for the season. There’s no sleeping in with school around the corner, and no kid wants to feel tired and moody on their first day. “Sweetie, […]
Emotional abuse is often overlooked, but it can be just as damaging to your mental health as physical abuse. You probably don’t think you had an emotionally abusive mother or parent, but it’s possible that you did. Emotional abuse can be extremely damaging to a child’s development and sense of self-worth. It can also cause […]
Would you want to have the world’s largest family? I grew up with three siblings. To some people, this may seem huge, while to others, this is a pretty average-sized family. To this Russian woman who has 22 babies and wants to have up to 105 children, this is minuscule. Meet Kristina Ozturk: The Woman […]
Unfortunately, many of us have not-so-great stories about how we find out our partner was unfaithful to us. This UK woman’s story, however, takes the cake. On TikTok, former TV host Nadia Essex explained how she caught her boyfriend cheating after FitBit sent her a notification that he’d burned 500 calories between 2 and 3 […]
We know that the older a woman gets, the more likely there are to be complications and challenges with pregnancy. Many women feel that once they’ve gone past a certain age, their window for having children closes. This mom faced a lot of push-backs when she became pregnant at 45 years old. This is what […]
There is a gene that is so incredibly rare, it affects just 36 people around the world. This gene, known as the Sonic Hedgehog gene, causes the skull to form in a way that makes people look almost like they have two faces. A little boy in Missouri was born with this gene, which has […]
Can you focus when you’re hungry? Imagine you’re at work trying to concentrate on a difficult report or in an important meeting, but you haven’t eaten much all day and are quite hungry. How well do you think you will be able to process and retain information? My guess is not very good at all. […]
Every parent hopes that their children will have a normal life filled with friends, successes, and love. That hope can often seem harder to achieve if their child is born with a disability or another type of problem. This mom has opened up about what it is like having a daughter born with a rare […]
No one associates Philly cheesesteak with a low-carb diet, but why not start? In this recipe, we use cabbage leaves instead of bread to create Philly cheesesteak wraps with all of the delicious, savory flavors of the original. We’ve also included a vegan and dairy-free version, for those who want the taste of the cheesesteak […]
Just a few months ago, Lauren Sice was planning summer adventures with her 13-year-old son George. Now, she is planning his funeral. Devastated, she explained how he came to be diagnosed with T-Cell Lymphoma. She wants to share her son’s story so people are aware that these things can happen and to remain vigilant. The […]
There’s nothing quite like a good stretch. It feels great and can make a world of difference in a healthy and balanced lifestyle. A few minutes in your morning routine devoted to stretching can be the perfect way to start your day. Many people with desk jobs develop tension or pain, and simply starting an […]
Is wearing a thong an act of promiscuity? How young is too young to own your first thong? A mom recently posted this on a Reddit thread after she and her mother-in-law got in a disagreement over whether or not her 12-year-old daughter should be allowed to wear one. How Young is Too Young to […]