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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

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 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

Is Your Hair Loss Caused by an Autoimmune Disease?

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

WHEN CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE FAILS YOU (Part I)

Conventional Medicine Fails Most Who Suffer with Autoimmune Diseases. If you're dealing with a chronic inflammatory condition that has turned into autoimmunity you've probably been bouncing from doctor to doctor. With each doctor visit you may have found something small but nothing that really explains your long list of symptoms.  As a result, you are

4 ROOT CAUSES OF WHAT AILS YOU THAT YOUR DOCTOR ISN’T ADDRESSING.

Copyright Ask Mama Frat There can be 4 underlying root causes of your disease that your doctor is not addressing. These 4 factors that contribute to your bad health don’t clearly fit into their conventional medicine assessments either.  They include: hidden infection, toxins, leaky gut and stress. The good news is you can

Learn About Gluten & The Autoimmune Disease Connection

If you have an autoimmune disease it means your immune system went rogue and began seeing things that weren't a threat as a threat - like gluten. As a result, your immune system began attacking your own body’s tissues. It’s as if your immune system got dementia. This change from a healthy functioning immune system