Tess Patrick

Tess has brought together her background in journalism and communications and her passion for nutrition to add to the Food Matters team. Her time is spent dreaming up new articles, researching the latest in nutrition news, and engaging with you, our readers. When she’s not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, you’ll find her trying to catch a wave, catching up on her nutrition and naturopathy studies, or hanging out with her cat, Salem.

My Articles

Health Tips

How To Eat Healthy When Dining Out, According To Nutritionists

Tess Patrick Sep 22, 2021

When asked what some of their biggest barriers to eating clean were, our community responded with an overwhelming, “dining out”. But the kicker is, …

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Why You Should Be Eating Cactus, Superfood of the Desert

Tess Patrick Sep 15, 2021

In honor of this incredible plant, we’re diving deeper. Here’s why you should be eating cactus, the superfood of the desert.

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Reduce Stress Naturally with this Simple Breath Technique

Tess Patrick Sep 06, 2021

It’s easy to get caught up in the moment, even if we know all of the right things to do, and let our stress …

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Battle of the Leafy Greens: What Greens Are Best for You

Tess Patrick Aug 31, 2021

Getting a daily dose of leafy greens is the answer to so many of our health worries, from supporting our immunity to detoxing our …

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5 Best Probiotic Foods

Tess Patrick Aug 17, 2021

The gut microbiome (that is the billions of beneficial bacteria that make up our insides) is responsible for so much in the body, from …

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Why Mindful Eating Could Be the Key to Good Digestion

Tess Patrick Aug 13, 2021

Do you suffer from indigestion, bloating, stomach cramps, or other digestive discomforts you know to be associated with food? This one’s for you.

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Health Tips

From Mason Jars to Fridge Hacks: 11 Ways We Store Our Food

Tess Patrick Aug 08, 2021

Any foodie will tell you that the key to a kitchen is a handful of simple routines, or ‘hacks’. How you store your food …

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Gluten Sensitivity vs. Celiac Disease with Dr. Mark Hyman

Tess Patrick Aug 06, 2021

Ever wondered why some people can digest wheat and others can’t? Or what sets apart a celiac from someone who struggles with bloating and …

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