Autoimmune

Breaking Your Addiction to Sugar

This is a public declaration, I am launching on a new journey! I am freeing myself of an addictive, dysfunctional relationship with a narcissistic love. That’s right, I’m breaking up with sugar. This relationship I have with sugar is a lot like being on a tropical island involved with a gorgeous rich man who has

Cryotherapy Fad or Phenomenal: My experience.

Many of you know I try new therapies (both conventional & alternative) & enjoy sharing my experience. So, this post is about my latest “try” of Cryotherapy. It should be revealing and I hope somewhat entertaining. Cryotherapy is gaining popularity as the most advanced recovery tool available. But, is it really that or just good

Food Labels: What They Really Mean to You.

Copyright Ask Mama Frat Food labels can be confusing.  Words like "free range" "grass fed", and "organic" seem to be the hottest buzzwords in marketing these days but what do they mean? Let’s solve that mystery here. This way, you'll know what the labels mean,  where your food comes from and how it's

TOXINS and/ or CARCINOGENIC COMPOUNDS FOUND IN EVERYDAY PRODUCTS – Part 1

Toxins & carcinogenic compounds can trigger an immune response. Toxins  have also been known to trigger an autoimmune disease. They also cause a "flare up" (as those with autoimmune diseases know well). At the very least, they act as endocrine disruptors. This is why it's important to keep yourself and your environment toxin free. But, how do

Are You Gluten Sensitive?

Pic Compliments of UDI's There is so much fuss about Gluten Free these days. Is it real or just a fad? Could your fatigue, joint pain, gastrointestinal issues and depression be a result of gluten? The answer is yes. Doctors easily recognize the digestive issues & symptoms associated with Celiac disease. As a

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

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

4 EASY Gluten Free & Anti-Inflammatory Recipes

Gluten Free & Anti-Inflammatory Recipes SOOTHING TURMERIC LATTE This is made with coconut oil, bold or dark coffee, cocoa, dates, cinnamon & of course turmeric. I like it warm but some like it cold. Best of all, its a treat that's Gluten Free & Anti-Inflammatory Ingredients 1 tablespoon cashew or almond butter (I like cashew