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
Your blood type is one of the keys to your body's immune system. As a result, it's a defining factor in your health profile. Knowing your blood type may be an important mechanism for understanding how your body reacts to food, disease, stress and bio chemical changes. Thanks to Peter D'Adamo In
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.
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? 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
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
As we say goodbye and good riddance to 2016 and welcome in a bright, new 2017 we inevitably hear talk about New Year's resolutions. Do YOU make them? Or do you tell yourself there’s no point? Which camp are you in? Did you make a resolution to go camping? One problem I see is that
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
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? 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