The Ellie Blog

Happiness, Health & Hard Work

Ellie’s First Month Without Caffeine

By: Regina Vatterott   This is a first in a new blog series we are calling “Ellie’s First”. This series will be covered by one of our team members as they try something health related for the first time such as a liver cleanse, juicing detox, or acupuncture. For this first one, we will be

How I Accidentally Built The Perfect Product for Myself

  By: Nic Dhanam       A few weeks ago I was packing for a trip. It was going to be my first time out of the state since being diagnosed with IBS which meant packing for the first time with a lot of new travel habits. I was sitting on my bed struggling

10 Celebrities & Their Vitamin Obsessions

  If you follow any celebrities on social media, you may be noticing a trend of health & wellness pictures. Celebrities are trading in the vodka shots for wheatgrass (or at least some of the times). From Gisele Bundchen’s boxing selfies to Rosie Huntington Whiteley’s green smoothie selfies, celebrities everywhere are starting to share their healthy

Healthy Stuffed Artichoke Heart Day Recipe

  Although it seems like there are almost too many national “holidays”, National Artichoke Day this one we can get behind. Artichokes are full vitamins and nutrients. Even ancient Greeks and Romans used them for medicinal purposes.   When you hear artichoke, most people think of the dip which is made using the center “heart” of

5 Inspiring Women Who Made an Impact in Medicine

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin From Cairo to chemistry to “cracking” penicillin’s complex structure Dorthy Hodgkin was born in 1910 in a British Colony in Cairo, Egypt and moved to England when she was four. At a very young age, she became fascinated by crystals, chemistry, and x-rays. In school, she was known for working on projects that