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.
One . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Brain-Boosting Food – The Lovely Avocado
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 healthy snacks come in all shapes and sizes. It’s fun to stay seasonal with food and this time of year everything pumpkins is in of course!
The trick for this simple treat? Pumpkin seeds, roasted, toasted and flavored to taste.
You can roast your own to munch on or for a recipe.
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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
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
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?
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
Teresa from Germany asked:
I’m amazed about your succesful diet – congratulations! It wasn`t clear for me, if you took Vitamin D only from food or did you use supplements of Vitamin D. If so, I would like to know which brand you used and how much you took dialy.
What I find . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health: Using Vitamins D and D3 To Help Rebuild Your Health
The 8 Very Healthy Reasons to Switch to Olive Oil
1) Olive oil reduces the of risk of cardiovascular diseases
In those Mediterranean countries where olive oil is consumed a lot, (such as Greece, Italy, and Spain), there is a low incidence of cardiovascular disease. The mild vegetable mucilage in olive oil helps . . . → Read More: The Health Benefits of Olive Oil
Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar go hand in hand for more than just salad dressings. In fact, Olive oil is great for lots of things, including restoring the shine on your shoes, help with a stuck zipper on a bag or clothing, and getting the squeak out of your hinges! You can keep your garden scissors from . . . → Read More: Rocky Mountain Olive Oil Company Is Awesome!