"Thyroid disease is more common than diabetes or heart disease."

~ American College of Endocrinology

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THYROID DISEASE IS KILLING US

More than 30,000,000 people in the US and 200 million worldwide have a Thyroid Disorder Most affected are women. Some estimates are over 50 million in US and over 200 million worldwide, and growing.

Estimates vary widely as most patients are misdiagnosed or undiagnosed because doctors don't know what they are looking for.

Thyroid disease is also an autoimmune disease. This means that over 27 million people have one or more of the over 105 known autoimmune diseases.

Are you one?

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Thyroid Healthy Recipe: Almond Flax-Coated Chicken

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I hear it all the time. “I’ll starve if I have to live on your thyroid health reset diet! There’s nothing to eat!”

Well, not true! Here is a yummy recipe for Almond Flax-Coated Chicken that is easy, tasty and nutritious too.  And, you most likely have about 99% of the ingredients in your pantry right now.

  • 4 (5-oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts (Buy organic – you don’t want to make this lovely meal with chicken injected with hormones, antibiotics and more, and eating GMO’d grain! Just sayin’!)
  • 3 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly oil a baking sheet and set it aside.

Place the chicken breasts between two sheets of plastic wrap or parchment paper and pound them with a kitchen mallet until the pieces are approximately 1/2-inch thick.

Pour the flax and almond meal into a small bowl and stir until evenly mixed.

In another small bowl, combine all of the remaining ingredients. Add the chicken breasts to this mixture and toss them until coated. (If time allows, marinate the chicken in the mixture for 10 to 15 minutes to further enhance flavor.)

Remove the chicken from the marinade and transfer them to the baking sheet.

Sprinkle half of the almond/flax crust over the tops of the chicken breasts and gently press the crust into each piece until evenly coated. Carefully turn the chicken over and repeat the process with the remaining almond and flax mixture.

Put the baking sheet into the oven on the top rack and bake until the juices run clear, 20 to 30 minutes. Any leftover chicken can be refrigerated for up to 3 days. Serves 4.

Side Dish

Add your veggies, a salad and/or fruit! Enjoy!

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