The Top 6 Staples of a Low Thyroid Diet

Hypothyroidism is caused by underlying inflammation and immune dysfunction in over 90% of cases. This goes hand in hand with gut damage and nutrient deficiencies, so diet is foundational in healing and improving symptoms of low thyroid. In general, a whole food and plant-powered diet …

Is Fasting Safe for Type 2 Diabetics?

Intermittent fasting, calorie-restriction fasting, and even long-term fasts lasting 3-5 days have become popular dieting practices in recent years for weight loss and anti-aging efforts. In fact, fasting comes with many benefits and has a rich history in cultures and religions throughout the world. Fasting …

The Top 3 Risk Factors for Hashimoto’s

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the leading cause of low-thyroid symptoms is the US. Whether you have been diagnosed or suspect HT might be behind your low thyroid symptoms, it is important to educate yourself about the risk factors associated with low thyroid and thyroid autoimmunity.Autoimmune diseases …

Three Forms of Diabetes Your Doctor Forgot to Mention

Everyone in Westernized cultures is familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. They are well-known chronic illnesses, and increasingly more individuals are receiving a diagnosis for one of these types. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition where an individual’s immune system targets and …

Bad Genes? The top 7 things you can do to beat your genetic risk for type 2 diabetes

In functional medicine, there is a common saying: “Your genes are the gun, but your environment pulls the trigger.”In essence, your genetic code may increase your risk of developing a disease, but exposures and lifestyle choices dictate whether those genes can turn on and progress …

5 Hidden Factors that are Secretly Damaging Your Thyroid

You may already know that you have a thyroid problem, but knowing is only half the battle. The only way to eliminate symptoms and heal from low thyroid is to correct the factors that caused the disease in the first place! Taking a thyroid replacement …

Thyroid Disease: Recognize the Signs, Understand Your Risks

What is the big deal about the thyroid?What do you know about the thyroid gland? If you’re like most people, you may know what it’s called and where it resides, but if it isn’t one of the major organs, you’re none too concerned about it. …

According To Dietitians, The Diabetic Diet is Best

Finding a quality diet with actual, long-lasting results can be difficult. Millions of people take to media outlets to rave about the latest super-diet that will help them shed 100 pounds in ten minutes! Okay, that may be a slight exaggeration – but you get …