Jamila Khan

Margalla Institute Of Health Sciences, University Of Toronto
Food News, Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Vegetarian Cuisine
  • Jamila is passionate about health and nutrition and strives to produce high quality content that covers the health benefits of different ingredients, food dishes, and food news.
  • She has worked as a freelance food writer for the last five years, with expertise in recipe how-tos, food facts, and history.
  • She has years of experience writing for national news outlets, covering all topics, from politics, to business, to health, food, and media.


Jamila grew up in a large family that has always been obsessed with food. And that's where her passion for food and cooking began. She has been working as a food writer for the last five years. Her writing is as clear, accessible, and rich as the food she tastes. She loves traveling, cooking, and tasting food from all over the world. What's more, Jamila has a deep interest in finding the origin stories behind some of the most popular dishes. Besides food blogging, she has covered an absurdly broad spectrum of topics over the years, including healthcare, parenting, nutrition, pop culture, weddings, fitness, and so on. In her spare time, you'll usually find Jamila whipping up tasty meal in the kitchen.


Jamila has a health sciences degree from Margalla Institute of Health Sciences that has played a pivotal role in her understanding of how food affects your physical, mental and emotional health. She also has an online degree in English Literature from the University of Toronto.
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