THE IMPORTANCE OF DIET FOR THYROID FUNCTION

THE IMPORTANCE OF DIET FOR THYROID FUNCTION

  The most common complaint from people with thyroid disorders is that of weight gain. The thyroid has an immense influence upon metabolism, leading to unintended weight gain and weight loss. People with thyroid conditions are also at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Consequently, the necessity of a balanced diet and […]

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SEAWEED: The Vegetable Everyone Forgot!

SEAWEED: The Vegetable Everyone Forgot!

What can you eat to help your heart, your metabolism, and to help prevent conditions like cold sores and cancer? A food that can help all of these things, often forgotten but well researched. Sea vegetables may be a unique food source not only of the mineral iodine, but also of the mineral vanadium. Although this mineral […]

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EXERCISE AND WEIGHTLOSS ARE NOT THE SAME THING

EXERCISE AND WEIGHTLOSS ARE NOT THE SAME THING

Regular exercise can help give you the power to make better choices for yourself and your family. Exercise has been found to positively influence psychosocial aspects of eating such as cognitive restraint and emotional eating; promoting increased motivation and a greater sense of feeling in control. Conditions often suffered by people with thyroid problems such […]

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Top 15 Filthy Sleeping Habits

Top 15 Filthy Sleeping Habits

Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health and quality of life. The way you feel while you’re awake depends in part on what happens while you’re sleeping. During sleep, your body is working […]

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Iodine and Thyroid

Iodine and Thyroid

Is Iodine The Missing Link To True Health? Iodine deficiency is a serious health problem. The real evidence is overwhelming. Iodine is the most important nutrient involved in thyroid health. For this reason it is imperative we have adequate intake to maintain optimal health. All cells in the body need iodine. There is a lot […]

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Candida, Thrush and the Thyroid

Candida, Thrush and the Thyroid

Thrush is a condition caused by the fungus Candida albicans. It occurs because the immune system — especially cellular immunity and nutrition— is depressed. Therefore, one would expect the infection to remain as long as immunity is suppressed. It can occur on any mucus membrane in the body including the mouth, digestive tract and genital […]

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Check your own Thyroid by Temperature

Check your own Thyroid by Temperature

Dr. Broda Barnes’s Temperature Testing Protocol You will need a mercury thermometer (digital thermometers can be used but aren’t as accurate). This needs to be done first thing in the morning before getting out of bed. Leave the thermometer on your bedside, so as soon as your alarm goes off you can reach for it […]

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Thyroid Cancer in Australians

Thyroid Cancer in Australians

Although the rising incidences of Cancer are well recorded, information on thyroid cancer is not often in the papers. In 2012, thyroid cancer was estimated to account for 2,100 disability adjusted life years (DALYs) in Australians. Of these, 1,200 were years lost due to premature death and 880 were years of healthy life lost due […]

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