The Benefits of Celery for Thyroid Health

 

“Food as medicine” is true and more true than ever today. When we eat the best foods this lovely planet can grow for us, we get well.

Celery is one of these medicines for our thyroid health due to its long list of healing properties:

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The Clean 15 List: The Safest Fruits and Vegetables for You

It’s imperative for you to eat the “cleanest” foods available. Clean means uncontaminated by pesticides and non-GMO.

The Clean 15 list includes produce that is least likely to be contaminated by pesticides.

This list is updated annually, please check the link at bottom of this post for the most recent.

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Thyroid Diet – Avoid Pesticides, Know The Produce Dirty Dozen

 

In the 21st century, “An apple a day” will not “keep the doctor away”, unless it’s organic.

We are sadly in a world of sanctioned overuse of pesticides that are toxic to our bodies, and specifically, our thyroid, brain and immune system health.

THE DIRTY DOZEN LIST

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Thyroid Diet – All Butter Is Not Healthy Butter For You

Though dairy is not exactly your friend when you have a thyroid condition, the only butter(s) you want to use are on a short list.

Your butter must be nutritious and healthy, not causing you more problems.

WHAT DOES “NUTRITIOUS” MEAN?

Your butter should contain no growth hormones, antibiotics, harmful pesticides, GMOs and other . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet – All Butter Is Not Healthy Butter For You

There is Arsenic in Your Rice, and Other Foods

 

Arsenic is a chemical that occurs naturally in the environment, and combines with other elements to come in tow forms: organic and inorganic. The chemical can occur naturally in soil, or be added to the environment through industrial processes like burning of wood and fuel, or through use of pesticides.

Arsenic can’t be . . . → Read More: There is Arsenic in Your Rice, and Other Foods

Thyroid Health – Brain-Boosting Food – The Lovely Avocado

The avocado. Just lovely! And, it comes in its own biodegradable wrapper! Cool!

Whether you eat them straight out of their skin, on a salad, in guacamole, a slice to your morning eggs, or in a smoothie (yup, in a smoothie!), avocado’s are one of nature’s treasures and great gifts to us.

BRAIN-BOOSTING BENEFIT

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Thyroid Healthy Recipe – Mushrooms with Lentils

Take a little time more often to cook something new and different, tasty and very healthy. This recipe is really good and so earthy.

Serves two.

Ingredients:

3-4 tablespoons butter (adds flavor to the mushrooms but it also is important for softening and balancing the acidity from the tomato paste) 4 large field or . . . → Read More: Thyroid Healthy Recipe – Mushrooms with Lentils

Thyroid Health – Why The Foods We Buy Are Not Enough To Heal Us

Healthy food is food that is naturally packed with vitamins and minerals and all the nutrients we need to build health bodies.

Healthy food is what you need to help heal your thyroid condition.

Healthy food is harder and harder to find, even in countries like the USA where we grow plenty of food for . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Why The Foods We Buy Are Not Enough To Heal Us

Thyroid Diet – The Produce Clean Fifteen List

There’s the Produce Dirty Dozen, a list of produce to buy organic to stay away from the overuse of pesticides, and then there is this list, The Produce Clean Fifteen. The writers of this research say that you don’t have to buy organic for these as they are grown in a way that don’t use pesticides . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet – The Produce Clean Fifteen List

Thyroid Diet – 10 Ways to Save Money While Eating Healthy

1. Cook at home and from scratch

Eating out too often adds up and ads unnecessary calories and temptations. We don’t have the luxury of adding that sweet desert to the bill if we want our thyroid health to keep getting better.

Foods from scratch that can be kept long term (canned or frozen) include:

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