The best diet for hypothyroidism

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. Outdated myths persist when it comes to the best diets for hypothyroidism. In a nutshell, the best diet for Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism is one tailored to your your individual needs.  But first, let’s clear up some erroneous thyroid diet advice. Hypothyroidism diet…

The best (and worst) supplements for your thyroid

The best (and worst) supplements for your thyroid

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. Not all thyroid supplements are equally effective – in fact, some can actually make your hypothyroid symptoms worse. Before we go over the best and worst supplements for your thyroid, you first need to understand some of the underlying mechanisms of…

Radiation — Nutritional Intervention

With the ongoing nuclear plant issue in Japan many people have been asking about natural strategies to protect themselves against potential exposure.The media has suggested the use of potassium iodide during this crisis. Potassium iodide in radiation emergencies In 1982 the FDA approved potassium iodide to protect the thyroid gland from radioactive iodine in radiation…

Iodine and Autoimmune Thyroid

If you’re interested in some of the research that has been done on iodine and autoimmune thyroid diseases, this post covers some of those studies. Introduction to iodine and its effects Although adequate iodine consumption is important for thyroid hormone production and iodine deficiency is the most common cause of hypothyroidism worldwide, its supplemental use…