Thyroid Health – Why You Don’t Want To Drink AriZona Brand Teas

Thyroid health, brain and body, are all compromised by sugars, especially man-made sweeteners, like high fructose corn syrup and aspartame.

There are so many “refreshing and cool” beverages just screaming to get our attention every time we turn around! AriZona brand has been around for a while doing just that.

Unfortunately, because their packaging is . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Why You Don’t Want To Drink AriZona Brand Teas

Thyroid Health – Why Stevia and Xylitol Sweeteners Are Okay

 

Thyroid health is compromised by sweeteners: sugars, fructose and honey (even though it should be good for us), organic maple syrup, molasses, date sugar, brown rice syrup and Agave to name a few. Sugar affects our brain health by raising the blood sugar too fast, and then dropping it too low, causing brain fog, depression and other . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Why Stevia and Xylitol Sweeteners Are Okay

Thyroid Health and Diet: Egg Yolks and Inflammation

When dealing with a thyroid condition, and other autoimmune diseases, you’ll find that foods that cause inflammation need to be side-stepped.

What is Inflammation?

Inflammation is the body’s first response to an injury or disease.  Inflammation informs you that you need to pay attention to an injured or diseased area so that you don’t continue to use it . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health and Diet: Egg Yolks and Inflammation

Thyroid Health: The 5 Kinds of People Who Are At Risk For Vitamin D Deficiency

Lack of vitamin D is a precurser to autoimmune diseases and a litany of health problems for our body and brain. We can control this and can make the necessary changes quickly.

Are you in one or more of these “types?”

People who limit sun exposure (Do you work in an office – home . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health: The 5 Kinds of People Who Are At Risk For Vitamin D Deficiency

Thyroid Health: Why Is Vitamin D So Important?

 

The major function of vitamin D in our body is

   1. to help your body use the right levels of calcium and phosphorus from our food.

   2. to build and maintain strong bones, teeth and nails – to control the body’s calcium levels and helps with bone mineralization thereby preventing . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health: Why Is Vitamin D So Important?

Holiday Season, Stress and Thyroid Health Diet

Holidays bring family, friends, fun, festivals and food together for many occasions. It’s easy to slip and slide and eat lots of traditional goodies that aren’t the best for us.

Add a couple cups of stress to the recipe – arguments, disappointments, etc.  – and for some, it’s easy to use food to . . . → Read More: Holiday Season, Stress and Thyroid Health Diet

Thyroid Health: Gluten-Free Diet – Basic Diet Choices

Thyroid Health and eating gluten-free go hand-in-hand.

Gluten is in a lot of foods we eat, whether natural or processed.

Here is a great list that covers everything from experts who have to eat gluten-free in order to not only stay healthy, but literally, to stay alive. 

 “Gluten-Free Diet: Basic Diet Choices” from . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health: Gluten-Free Diet – Basic Diet Choices

Thyroid Health: Medication vs Diet

Thyroid health is a balance of several lifestyle issues, including the right medication and diet.

I received this email today regarding medication vs. diet, how much each helps.

Dear Kim, is it possible to improve or clear Thyroid Antibodies with diet alone?  I am allergic to all forms of thyroid med. (Synthroid, Levothyroxine and . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health: Medication vs Diet

A Passion For Food; An Intolerance For Gluten, Colorado Woman Launches New Line Of Gluten-free Mixes

Mary Capone took her emergency and changed it into her emergence when, as a gourmet cook, she was diagnosed with celiac disease eight years ago, becoming one of what are now about 3.1 million people in the U.S. and 70 million worldwide who cannot tolerate gluten.

The inability to tolerate gluten — a protein strand . . . → Read More: A Passion For Food; An Intolerance For Gluten, Colorado Woman Launches New Line Of Gluten-free Mixes

Thyroid Health – The Secret To Losing Weight

I want to tell you the secret to losing weight. Ready? Just sleep on it!

Weight gain and difficulty losing weight is a big issue with hypothyroidism. So is not being able to sleep. It’s a vicious circle. So,  if you want an extra boost to lose weight, experts say you need . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – The Secret To Losing Weight