It hardly needs saying, to everyone on the planet, “Don’t skip breakfast!” But, for we who have a thyroid dysfunction, autoimmune disease, adrenaline and blood sugar problems, “Don’t skip breakfast!” really means something, as in “Do you want to live?”
We can be short on time some mornings so that preparing a breakfast seems too hard, . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Breakfast, Your Must-Eat-Meal Of The Day And Why
What is Xylitol?
Xylitol is a natural sweetener. It is considered a healthy alternative to sugar and sugar substitutes.
Xylitol was discovered nearly simultaneously by German and French chemists in the late 19th century.
It is found naturally in many fruits and vegetables.
It is produced by the human body during metabolism of starch.
Xylitol . . . → Read More: Is All Sweetener, Xylitol, Healthy To Use? What Dentists Say
When your blood sugar is low, do you just want to sleep?
Maybe a better question is, “When is it okay to have low blood sugar?”
The answer is, ” Never.” Especially “never” when you have Hashimoto’s Disease or hypothyroidism as it exacerbates your brain health, adrenal and other hormonal systems.
And, hypoglycemia tends to . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Symptoms of Low Blood Sugar and Hypoglycemia
The connection between thyroid hormones and weight is big.
1 in 8 women have, or will have, a thyroid problem. So, match that up with all the women who feel terrible and can’t lose weight, it all makes sense.
Have you lost weight only to gain it again? Or gotten discouraged about how hard . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Your Weight Is Not The Problem
Thyroid dysfunction create havoc with our bodies in so many ways. Hyper and hypo-thyroidism can cause sleeplessness, low energy levels, depression, fatigue, body pain and muscle weakness, just a few of the physical symptoms that make it hard to move and exercise easily. But, we must.
EXERCISE AND THYROID DYSFUNCTION
It’s no secret that exercise offers a . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health And The Importance Of Exercise
The Thyroid Reset Diet gets easier when eating at and from home, but what happens you travel? For most of us, it’s a bit hard, so we need to do two things well to keep ourselves on our healthy food path:
1) Plan ahead
2) Learn from the guru’s of health on “how” to break . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health Diet – Can I Break My Perfect Eating Rules When On The Road?
Are you getting enough sleep?
Today is Napping Day, an unofficial holiday created in 1999 by now-retired Boston University professor William Anthony and his wife, Camille, to help people adjust to Daylight Savings Time.
When you have a thyroid condition, you may find yourself in need of lots of naps! But, not . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Sleep and National Napping Day
Inflammation is a very big deal. Do you hear about it on TV or the news? Yes, and no. You hear about the “symptoms” in terms of diseases and health problems every day, but not about the cause.
To understand your thyroid health needs, you need to be in the know about it and how . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet – The Relationship Between Sugar and Inflammation
Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Years, Valentine’s Day, Cinco De Mayo, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. . . you get the point, right?
We can find a lot of excuses to “just eat a little of this” and get off our clean diet for the day, week or month. The problem . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health is 24/7 – Don’t Let Holidays Derail You
Thyroid health is dictated strongly by your diet. Toxins, pesticides, antibiotics, hormones, additives, etc. aside… all foods are not created equal. Foods high in sugar (carbs) are detrimental to thyroid health.
Here is a list of foods from Harvard Medical School that will help you to find the lesser glycemic foods that you can eat, . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet – Glycemic Food Index