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.
It is an . . . → Read More: What is Hashimoto’s Disease or Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis?
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
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
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common type of low thyroid hormone disorder and is considered an autoimmune disorder.
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.
People with subclinical hypothyroidism . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Study Shows Low Vitamin D Common In Hypothyroidism
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 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.
The adrenal glands secrete hormones . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Salt Cravings Indicate Adrenal Gland Failure
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
Every day, still, in many countries including the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and Ireland have fluoride in their water. Over 60 percent of the United States’ water supply is fluoridated. Most of those cities are in the eastern part of the U.S.. These countries need to get into the 21st century and for better health regulations . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health and Fluoride – Just Say “NO” to Fluoride
Okay, well… I’m not advocating that you go eat any Easter candy at all!! However, if you want to find some that’s GF, here’s the list!
Reminder, GF does not mean sugar, possible high fructose corn syrup, soy, corn and caffeine or other stuff “free” that your body many not want to have in it. Read . . . → Read More: The Best Gluten Free Easter Candy List