About Mama Frat

I am Mama Frat, a Motivational Speaker, Happiness Seeker and Double Certified Integrated Nutrition Health Coach. I have Hashimoto’s disease, mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD), alkalizing spondylitis, EDS, arthritis and a host of another health-related diagnosis I refuse to believe.

LITTLE KNOWN FACTS ABOUT MICROGREENS

Microgreens are edible green vegetables (or herbs) that are harvested when they just begin to sprout.   Kale, arugula, onions, beet greens, watercress, daikon radish, chard and bok choy are the most common used greens to create microgreens.  Cilantro, basil, parsley and chives are the most commonly used herbs. Don’t confuse micro greens with sprouts.

6 NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES IN PEOPLE WITH AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES.

AUTOIMMUNITY: Key Nutrients You Need in Your Diet  People that suffer from autoimmune diseases have very different nutritional needs than the average person. Here are six nutrients that studies have proven help folks who suffer with autoimmune diseases. Incidentally, the research has also shown that folks with autoimmune diseases are deficient in these nutrients. It

THE 10 SUPER FOODS EVERYONE OUGHT TO HAVE IN THEIR DIET

These science-backed nutrient dense super foods are power houses that will boost your mood, energy, metabolism, and memory. They can reduce inflammation, reduce the metastasis of cancerous cells & fight aging. Here are 10 simple nutritional superstars to incorporate into any diet. Cacao: raw chocolate: Cacao is a powerful antioxidant containing both flavanols & polyphenols.

Fish : Friend or Foe?

There’s so much hype about fish being beneficial but toxic too. How do you decide if It’s right for you? In doing the research for this blog post I was dumbfounded by the amount of experts who are conflicted in the area of healthy diets (in general). Fish only adds to fuel to the fire. 

TIRED, WIRED AND SLEEPLESS? 6 WAYS TO GET REST.

Tired? Ever feel like your brain is in overdrive? Maybe you can’t shut it off at night and find yourself exhausted but mentally tired yet wired in the same time? Even while we sleep, our brains are busy processing the day and defragging our hard drive. The good news is – there are ways to

L-GLUTAMINE BENEFITS & USES. COULD IT HELP YOU?

Glutamine is one of the amino acids.   Technically, glutamine is created in the human body when the semi-essential amino acid glutamate (or glutamic acid) is broken down and binds with nitrogen-containing ammonia molecules.  It converts to this amino acid called glutamic acid when it passes through the blood-brain barrier.   All this fancy talk means

Is Your Hair Loss Caused by an Autoimmune Disease?

Hair loss is caused by family history, hormonal changes, medicine, poor nutrition & medical conditions. Autoimmune diseases are on the rise & one of those medical conditions that cause hair loss.  These diseases can affect every part of your body producing a wide range of symptoms (including hair loss) so they are hard to diagnose. When your immune

7 REASONS TO TAKE L-CARNITINE

Copyright Ask Mama Frat What are your health goals? L-Carnitine can help you convert your fat to fuel, get lean, improve your work out, reduce your fatigue, lessen mental fog, slow bone loss and help your heart. Convert your fat to fuel: L-carnitine is a natural compound that is synthesized in the body

Do You Want to Increase Your Happiness Level?

Do you want to increase your happiness level? Martin Seligman proved you can increase your level of happiness in just one week by doing these three exercises. Are you ready for more happiness in your life? Studies have shown that people who are happier than others have rituals or habits that create that joy. You