Actress Zoe Saldana Touts ‘Clean Eating’ for Thyroid Condition

Star Trek actress Zoe Saldana recently announced that she has a thyroid condition known as  Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 20 million people in the United States. About seven times more women than men suffer from this disorder, often called chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, and in Saldana’s case, both her mother and … Read more

Common Signs You Need More of This Vitamin

Beware: Biotin Supplements May Alter Your Thyroid Test Biotin (vitamin B7) — an essential water-soluble micronutrient — is a member of the B complex group of vitamins.1 Other names sometimes used for biotin include vitamin H, coenzyme R and d-biotin.2 Biotin plays a role in energy production, and since your body does not synthesize biotin, … Read more

The #1 “Body Fat-Eating” Hormone

To begin, I apologize for the dark nature of today’s email. However I promise what you’ll discover today will be completely worth it. Imagine a rotting corpse draped over your body from head to toe… …suffocating tissue, restricting blood flow, damaging joints and infecting your healthy cells. Shockingly, that nightmare is a reality for most: … Read more

9 Signs you have a Hormone Imbalance

Being able to spot the signs you have a Hormone imbalance is key to maintaining a holistic health lifestyle because they play such an important role in virtually every aspect your well being. What do your Hormones do? Your hormones are tiny little chemical messengers that whizz around your bloodstream telling your organs and body … Read more

10 Common and Hidden Symptoms of Thyroid Disorders (And What to Do if You Have One)

According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), 27 million Americans have thyroid disease, but more than half remain undiagnosed. The reason? Doctors often confuse thyroid symptoms with other diseases that carry similar symptoms, and testing processes can be antiquated and inaccurate (see “Simple Steps to Accurate Testing,”). Doctors also tend to overlook thyroid … Read more

Hypothyroidism Could Be The Reason You Can’t Lose Weight. Find Out How

By Vicky Uhland When Mary Shomon suddenly found herself exhausted in the middle of the morning, her doctor told her to get more sleep. When she reported that her hair was falling out and she was depressed and moody, her doctor attributed it to the stress of planning her upcoming wedding. When she went for … Read more

Keep Your Thyroid Safe With These 4 Essential Minerals

By Victoria Dolby Toews The thyroid, a small, butterfly-shaped gland below your Adam’s apple, pretty much rules your body, says Douglas Husbands, DC, CCN, a clinical nutritionist and chiropractor in San Carlos, California. It regulates your metabolism, explains Husbands, and an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) slows everything down—from your pulse and temperature to your energy level … Read more