Thyroid Health – Your Weight Is Not The Problem

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.

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Thyroid Health – Stay Away From Artificial Sweeteners

 

If you haven’t heard it enough by now, one of the worst things you can do to your body, brain and thyroid is eat/drink foods with artificial sweeteners.

These include the big name brands like Splenda, Equal, etc., but anything with aspartame for sure.

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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 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 – 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 – 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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Thyroid Health – FDA Defining ‘Gluten Free’ Labels

Eating a gluten free diet is important for thyroid health, at least in the first 6 months, to get your body and thyroid “reset”.  Labeling in the food industry is taking shape to serve us all better. Consumers are going to know exactly what they are getting when they buy foods labeled “gluten free.”

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Thyroid Diet – Why You Need to Eat Soluble and Insoluble Fiber

Thyroid health has a lot to do with how well our digestion and colon are operating on a daily basis.

Boy, who needs to talk about constipation? Well, if you have hypothyroidism, as I have, and more specifically, Hashimoto’s Disease, as I had, you – unfortunately – know a lot about constipation! ARGH!

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Thyroid Symptoms – Signs of Gluten Intolerance

Thyroid symptoms can be directly caused by gluten intolerance. We hear more and more about eating “gluten-free” as we hear about the problems with gluten and as more products are now available to purchase. Just look for the “GF” on your grocery shelves.

WHAT IS GLUTEN?

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