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iodine

Nutrients

9 Easy Ways To Include Seaweed In Your Diet

18th July 2017
9 Easy Ways To Include Seaweed In Your Diet (1)

You might not have heard of iodine and for many people, it’s not first on their list when thinking about nutrients in their food. In fact, the first thing you think of when someone mentions iodine is probably that it’s a really effective way to treat wounds! But the truth is, iodine is also an essential element of your diet, aiding in the production of thyroid hormones. Your thyroid hormones are vital for your metabolic rate, and healthy cells throughout…

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Auto-Immune Thyroid Support

5 facts you need to know about your thyroid, that many thyroid experts think are myths

30th November 2016

When you first got your thyroid diagnosis from your doctor, you were probably full of questions and desperate to know how and why this happened to you! Your doctor probably reassured you that thyroid dysfunction is just something that happens to a lot of people, particularly women, and told you that the solution to your thyroid issues lies in a small daily pill that will be prescribed to you for the rest of your life, containing synthetic thyroid hormones. Any symptoms that continued once…

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Lifestyle Thyroid Support

The ONE thing you need to know about brassica vegetables, goitrogens, and your thyroid

6th October 2016
brassica vegetables

You may (or may not) have heard rumours surrounding certain green veggies being a problem for your thyroid because they contain goitrogens, or are “goitrogenic”. Your doctor may (or may not) have asked you to avoid the brassica family – broccoli, cauliflower, kale, brussel sprouts, cabbage, but not explained why.  Either way, you may well be feeling confused and wondering what these goitrogens are if they’re really an issue for your thyroid.…

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