Holistic Options

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

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

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.

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