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

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 // 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

Guest Blog: “The Quarks Effect” Series // Kari Collett

(Our new series, “The Quarks Effect” kicks off with Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT of A to Zinc Nutrition. “The Quarks Effect” will take a look at how clean eating at Quarks impacts local businesses, entrepreneurs, artists, activists, and health practitioners, by partnering with their businesses and enabling them to pursue their passions). There are as many descriptions of the

The Power of “I Choose”

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” – Ann Wigmore If I suggested to you that each day you can bring life or death, healing or destruction to your body, would you believe me? Or would you simply say I’m being over-dramatic? The truth is, I’m

From Quarks: With Love

Alright ladies and gents … Valentines Day is coming up! Are you one of the last minute gift givers, scanning the card isle at 10 pm the night before or do you put meticulous thought into picking out something perfect for that special someone? According to surveys, only about 55% of Americans celebrate Valentines Day, but the most popular gift