Why Work with a Dietitian?

(We’re pleased to feature another guest blog from Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT and owner of A to Zinc Nutrition! We’ve worked with Kari on a regular basis to offer nutrition classes here at Quarks and we value her expertise & commitment to health coaching). Why Work With a Dietitian? I was recently visiting with a group of people following

Are We Over-Complicating Nutrition? Pt. 2

(This week on the blog we’re continuing with Part 2 of a fantastic guest blog by Helen Sanders! You can read Part 1 here. Helen is chief editor at HealthAmbition.com. Established in 2012, Health Ambition has grown rapidly in recent years. Their goal is to provide easy-to-understand health and nutrition advice that makes a real impact. They pride themselves on making sure their

Are We Over-Complicating Nutrition? Pt. 1

(We’re pleased to feature another guest blogger in a two-part feature this week and next! Helen Sanders is chief editor at HealthAmbition.com. Established in 2012, Health Ambition has grown rapidly in recent years. Their goal is to provide easy-to-understand health and nutrition advice that makes a real impact. They pride themselves on making sure their actionable advice can be followed by

Guest Blog: The Quarks Effect // Suzy Contusion

(We’re wrapping up our current blog series, “The Quarks Effect” (for now) and we’ve saved one of the best for last! Erica Karger-Gatzow, aka Suzy Contusion, of the S.C.A.R. Dolls shares how clean eating not only impacts her as a derby doll but also as a great teammate)! I love going to restaurants. There is something supremely satisfying about having

Guest Blog: The Quarks Effect Series // Lucille Guinta-Bates

My name is Lucille and I am a 50-year-old college professor.  I’m also a dancer.  I studied ballet as a young girl and then modern and jazz dance in college but life became complicated so I took a 25-year hiatus from dance. Two years ago, I dusted off my pointe shoes and got back to work. Healthy eating has always

Guest Blog: The Quarks Effect // Sarah Drake

(Sarah Drake is the founder of herARTS in Action, a nonprofit organization that locally uses art as a tool for social change and in Burkina Faso helps to provide access to health, education and employment by starting with a water and sanitation project. Through Sarah Drake LLC, she contracts for teaching artist residencies, project/program management, social media and website design.

Guest Blog: The Quarks Effect // Cliff Robbins

(For the past several weeks we’ve been bringing you the voices of various local business owners and entrepreneurs, each sharing their perspective on how clean eating fuels their passions and powers their lives. We’re continuing our series with some new faces [who’ve been to some incredible places] this month – from derby to Tiebele, you won’t want to miss the

Guest Blog: “The Quarks Effect” Series // Tami Huberty

(We’re so excited to share with you the story of Tami Huberty, local owner of MOTR/female entrepreneur/running mom – read and be inspired!) Three years ago in April my family and I changed our eating habits. In general, we ate fairly well, mostly homemade meals and we didn’t eat out much. But then, in April 2014, I was introduced to

Guest Blog: “The Quarks Effect” Series // Daniel Marver

(This week we’re pumped to feature Daniel Marver, the brains & energy behind the brand new All-Star Nutrition here in central Minnesota). Being an entrepreneur, let me share with you something I’ve come to realize. The one thing they don’t teach you in school (but they probably should!) is how hard it is to manage all aspects of your life

Guest Blog: “The Quarks Effect” Series // Donna Roerick

(This week’s blog is guest written by Donna Roerick, CNC, CNHP. Donna is a Traditional Naturopath who combines her expertise in nutritional counseling with Dr. Mark’s skills as a chiropractor to provide wholistic care for anyone who comes to Advantage Chiropractic). It’s March and it’s time to check in with those wonderful New Year’s Resolutions! Did you make a resolution