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

10 Steps To Banish Burnout in 2021, For Good

Tess Patrick Jan 22, 2021

We’ve come to know burnout as a feeling, but not a medical diagnosis. A lot of the time we put it down to stress …

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Health Tips

Naturally Boost Happy Hormones With These Healthy Tips

Tess Patrick Jan 20, 2021

Doesn’t it feel good to feel good? Right now, more than ever, we need to treasure these little moments of happiness and do all …

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I'm a Writer and These Are My Favorite Journaling Prompts for Creativity and Self-Discovery

Tess Patrick Jan 12, 2021

As a writer, I can truly appreciate the beauty of the written word. Not just for reading and entertainment, but as much for the …

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Health Hazards

4 Health Foods To Exercise Caution With

Tess Patrick Jan 11, 2021

Have you ever heard the saying, ‘you can have too much of a good thing?’ Until recently, I had always assumed that this wasn’t …

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Superfoods

7 Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Tess Patrick Dec 28, 2020

When we think of the healthiest green foods, our minds picture kale salads and spirulina smoothies. Only it doesn’t have to be that complicated, …

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Health Tips

2020’s Most Trending Health Articles

Tess Patrick Dec 22, 2020

In case you missed them, here are our most-loved trending health articles of 2020!

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New Study Finds Food Addiction Symptoms Comparable To Those Of Substance Abuse

Tess Patrick Dec 10, 2020

No control and overwhelming cravings are feelings that many may be familiar with when faced with their favorite food or ‘guilty pleasures’ staring them …

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Natural Therapies

High-Dose Vitamin C Successful in Treating Covid-Related Sepsis

Tess Patrick Dec 04, 2020

There has been another win for nutrition in coronavirus research this week, with Australia’s ABC reporting the story of a 40-year-old patient who contracted …

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5 Simple Steps to a Better Night’s Sleep, As Told by an Insomniac

Tess Patrick Dec 01, 2020

What does it take to get a good night’s sleep? Since my first year of university, I’ve been lucky to get more than 5 …

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Superfoods

6 Surprising Uses of Banana Peels

Tess Patrick Sep 30, 2020

Bananas are a beautifully versatile fruit; we love them in our smoothies (or decorating on top), as an afternoon pick-me-up snack, and in delicious …

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My Recipes

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