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 // 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 // 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 // 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

Every Day = Heart Day

(Quarks owner, Adam Schulte, reflects on why heart health matters more than just one month out of twelve in today’s blog). I find it interesting how we, as people, make up all kinds of “focus” initiatives – such as heart month.  Are you ready for this reality?  Every day is heart day.  Without your heart, you are dead, dead, dead.

Guest Blogger // Kari Collett = Fast, Fad, or Food?

(We’re proud to share our blogspace with Kari Collett, founder of A to Zinc Nutrition and an all-around awesome individual with tons of letters after her name. She’s an RDN, LDN and CLT!) This is the time of year when we hear all kinds of information about the fastest and best ways to lose excess pounds. Commercials are rampant, product

#HungerForBetter – 2017

(These New Year wishes come directly to you from our owner, Adam Schulte). Happy 2017!  Enough with 2016 already! Hunger for Better!  Do you? Really? This can apply to anything in your life.  #HungerForBetter is our 2017 campaign.  With a tumultuous 2016 behind us, what type of feelings do you have going into the new year? I’ve read much about how 2016

#30DaysofThankfulness

Want a simple, sure-fire way to lower your blood pressure, lessen inflammation, sleep better, and benefit from healthier heart rhythms? While a great, “Eat at Quarks” plug would fit here nicely, that’s actually not what we were going to say … this time. The answer? Gratitude. Science is proving that being thankful doesn’t just make you a nicer person, it