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
Copyright Ask Mama Frat Food labels can be confusing! Words like "free range" "grass fed", and "organic" are everywhere but what do they really mean? I'll tell you so you'll be an educated consumer know what is behind these labels. Cage free "Cage free" means that the birds were raised without cages. That
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
These science-backed nutrient dense super foods are power houses that will boost your mood, energy, metabolism, memory and immune system. They can also reduce inflammation, reduce the metastasis of cancerous cells & fight aging. Here are 10 simple nutritional superstars. Put them in your diet. Cacao: raw chocolate: Cacao is a powerful antioxidant containing both
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.. again. This relationship I have with sugar is a lot like being on a tropical island involved with a gorgeous rich man who
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
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.