Living Well

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

Wifi radiation: What You Need To Know.

Admittedly, Wi-Fi makes our lives easier. We can get wireless technology over our entire house or down the street at the local coffee shop, but this convenience comes at a price. Wireless routers, Bluetooth gadgets, and any wireless system give off electromagnetic radiation in the low-gigahertz frequency. WiFi operates in the 2 to 5 GHz range which is part

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

TOP 10 TIPS TO SLOW DOWN

The Institute for Integrative Nutrition offers us the following TIPS TO SLOW DOWN. These exercises are meant to help us enjoy life more, and focus on the important things. It’s never been easier to connect with someone on the other side of the world, yet it’s so easy to feel disconnected from the people closest

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 Ways to Help You Get Through This Holiday Weekend.

This holiday weekend marks change: leaving behind what was and embracing the new. Passover for the Jewish celebrates the Israelites exodus from slavery in Egypt. Christians celebrate Jesus's resurrection. Children who may not yet indulge in the richness of their spiritual inheritance are also finding this a time of ceremony. The Easter Bunny is coming! He

CALORIES: WHEN THE PACKAGE LIES.

THINK OF A CALORIE AS A UNIT OF ENERGY. A calorie is a unit of energy supplied by food. No matter the source: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, or  sugars – a calorie is a calorie... or is it? Foods are generally a combination of carbs, fats, proteins and/or sugars . So, if you know how many