Nutients

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Fish : Friend or Foe?

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, 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