Thyroid Health and Salt – Your Choice of Salt is Important

Thyroid health is all about nutrition. Salt, also known as sodium, is essential to life and part of our daily “nutritional intake” whether we shake it on or it’s prepackaged into our food.

Electrolytes

As one of our electrolytes, sodium helps provide energy and other good things. But, like anything else, if our electrolytes . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health and Salt – Your Choice of Salt is Important

Thyroid Health – The Role of Vitamin C

Vitamin C, L-ascorbic acid or simply ascorbate, a water soluble vitamin helps thyroid function in several great ways, it:

assists the production of thyroid hormones stimulates the adrenals which are key thyroid allies helps with the metabolism of the amino acid typtophan, which forms part of thyroid hormone. very good for the immune system and for the whole bodyand brain it’s . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – The Role of Vitamin C

Thyroid Diet – Explore Healthy Gluten-Free Wheat Flour Alternatives

 

Going gluten-free doesn’t have to be a nightmare. There are alternatives.

Plus, even if you don’t have a problem with gluten, wheat flours are best avoided. They tend to have a high glycemic index (GI), meaning they cause spikes in blood sugar and promote weight gain. Plus, they are usually GMOd grains, so GMO . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet – Explore Healthy Gluten-Free Wheat Flour Alternatives

Thyroid Health Diet – 10 Foods That Lower Cholesterol Naturally

Eat your way to a healthy heart and thyroid with these delicious superfoods:

 1. Oats  2. Salmon & Fatty Fish  3. Nuts  4. Beans  5. Tea  6. Dark chocolate  7. Spinach  8. Avocado  9. Garlic 10. Olive Oil

Eating these foods can help lower “bad” LDL cholesterol and maintain “good” HDL cholesterol, and help . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health Diet – 10 Foods That Lower Cholesterol Naturally

Thyroid Health – Flax Milk

Thyroid health is best served by staying away from dairy products, like cow’s milk, that if not organic, is laced with pesticides, hormones, estrogen, GMOs (from the cow eating GMO grains and crops), etc.

I usually drink almond milk, but just tried Flax Milk and love it!

Use it “just like milk” in your . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Flax Milk

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 and Diet: Egg Yolks and Iodine

 

Eggs are good for us! Unless, we have autoimmune diseases, and in this case, thyroid problems.

IODINE and the THYROID

Iodine is an essential element for our health, it enables the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones.

Three iodine molecules are added to make T3 (triiodothyronine), and four for T4 (thyroxine) — the two . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health and Diet: Egg Yolks and Iodine

Thyroid Diet: Try Zevia “Soft Drink!” with Stevia – Zevia Coupon

I really like Zevia soft drink. I don’t drink it much, as I don’t need to be adding anything to my diet that can “wobble” my brain health and bloodsugar, but how nice to have something healthy and sweet in lots of flavors!

You’ll find it in health food stores mostly, cheaper than regular . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet: Try Zevia “Soft Drink!” with Stevia – Zevia Coupon

Thyroid Health – Antioxidants and Their Benefits

WHAT ARE ANTIOXIDANTS?

Antioxidants are substances or nutrients in our foods which can prevent or slow the oxidative damage to our body.

When our body cells use oxygen, they naturally produce free radicals (by-products) which can cause damage. Some studies show that people with low intakes of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables were at greater . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Antioxidants and Their Benefits

Thyroid Health – Powerful Antioxidant Smoothie To Help Heal Your Body and Brain

Whip this great powerpacked antioxidant smoothie together to drink in the morning and you’ll be doing your body and brain a big favor!

1/2 cup wild blueberries 1/2 cup blackberries 1/2 cup strawberries 1/2 cup raspberries 1 cup unsweetened pomegranate juice

Dr. Oz says you’ll really be loving yourself when you start your morning . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Powerful Antioxidant Smoothie To Help Heal Your Body and Brain