Thyroid Health – FDA Defining ‘Gluten Free’ Labels

Eating a gluten free diet is important for thyroid health, at least in the first 6 months, to get your body and thyroid “reset”.  Labeling in the food industry is taking shape to serve us all better. Consumers are going to know exactly what they are getting when they buy foods labeled “gluten free.”

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Autoimmune Disease List and Women’s Health

There are over 104 Autoimmune Diseases. No wonder we’re all pooped and confused!

Named a major women’s health issue by the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), autoimmunity targets women 75 percent of the time. Taken together, autoimmune diseases strike women three times more than men. Some . . . → Read More: Autoimmune Disease List and Women’s Health

Thyroid Symptoms – Signs of Gluten Intolerance

Thyroid symptoms can be directly caused by gluten intolerance. We hear more and more about eating “gluten-free” as we hear about the problems with gluten and as more products are now available to purchase. Just look for the “GF” on your grocery shelves.

WHAT IS GLUTEN?

Gluten is a composite formed from several different proteins. . . . → Read More: Thyroid Symptoms – Signs of Gluten Intolerance

What is Hashimoto’s Disease or Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis?

Do you have hypothyroidism (like I do)? Then you most likely have Hashimoto’s disease, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (like I had).

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the United States. It is named after Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto in 1912 who found this condition in his patients.

AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

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Thyroid Health – The Huge Benefits of Vitamins C

What can vitamin C do for your thyroid health?

You can get Vitamin C from many sources and it’s one of the safest and most effective nutrients.

The benefits of vitamin C include protection against

immune system deficiencies (really necessary with thyroid problems) cardiovascular disease prenatal health problems eye disease even skin wrinkling (we . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – The Huge Benefits of Vitamins C

Thyroid Diet – Why Your Diet Is So Key To Getting Your Life Back

Our bodies are fine tuned communication machines. They are miracles for sure. Especially miraculous in that they can withstand so much toxic assault that they go through on a daily basis.

From food toxins to air and water pollution, to all the myriad of toxins and chemicals all around us every day, it’s no . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet – Why Your Diet Is So Key To Getting Your Life Back

Thyroid Health – Study Shows Low Vitamin D Common In Hypothyroidism

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis  is the most common type of low thyroid hormone disorder and is considered an autoimmune disorder.

STUDY

A study by researchers in Istanbul, Turkey, found that vitamin D deficiency was present in 92 percent of patients with HT, but only in 63 percent of people without the disease.

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Thyroid Health – How to Stop Inflammation in Your Body

If you have a thyroid problem and/or autoimmune disease, you have inflammation in your body.

The photo above is of the massively destructive forest fires here in Colorado this past summer. Scary, huh? Think about this same kind of experience going on in your body every minute, destroying your landscape and beauty from the . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – How to Stop Inflammation in Your Body

Thyroid Health – Salt Cravings Indicate Adrenal Gland Failure

Thyroid health is complicated. Nutrition is the answer.

One tidbit to pay attention to is:

  Did you know that craving salt probably means your adrenal glands need a boost?

Your adrenal glands are endocrine glands that sit at the top of the kidneys. Click here to see photos.

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Thyroid Friendly Cookware – Calphalon Griddle and Gluten Free Pancakes

 

Making fun foods, while staying thyroid healthy, can feel like a no-win battle sometimes. But you can make gluden-free pancakes or waffles and enjoy them too!

The cookware you use is as important as the food you eat.  Dump any Tephlon(R) pots and pans as they off gas toxic fumes at high temps and chip into . . . → Read More: Thyroid Friendly Cookware – Calphalon Griddle and Gluten Free Pancakes