Thyroid Health – Gluten and Dairy Linked to Brain Autoimmunity (in Healthy People, too)

 

Gluten and dairy, two of our favorite foods. YUM, right?

Sadly, a new study by Dr. Aristo Vojdani’s shows a significant portion of the US population not only reacts to gluten and dairy but also that this reaction causes the immune system to destroy brain and nervous tissue in a scenario called neurological autoimmunity (as . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Gluten and Dairy Linked to Brain Autoimmunity (in Healthy People, too)

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: 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 Depression and Blues Busters – Naturally Brain Chemistry Healers

It’s so widespread that doctors and researchers have dubbed depression “the common cold of mental illness.” Yet in spite of its frequent manifestation, few good treatments have emerged.

DEPRESSION. THE BLUES. THEY’RE ALL IN YOUR HEAD!

“Simply put, most people who are depressed have something wrong with their brain chemistry,” says William . . . → Read More: Thyroid Depression and Blues Busters – Naturally Brain Chemistry Healers

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

My 1 Year Anniversary After Starting Hashimoto’s Disease Treatment

Boy, it’s been a whole year since I began my journey back to wellness from the ravages of Hashimoto’s Disease on my brain and body.  It’s not been hard to follow the diet and take the supplements, that’s been nice. But, the all symptoms take time to diminish.

On a 0 -10 scale . . . → Read More: My 1 Year Anniversary After Starting Hashimoto’s Disease Treatment