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Fight Fat by Speeding Up Your Sluggish Thyroid

Posted March 3, 2014

Do you do all of the right things, but just cannot seem to lose any weight? One of the things that could be a speed bump against your efforts to fight fat and lose weight could be a hormonal deficiency that can be remedied with some simple foods.

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Kelp empowers the thyroid gland and encourages weight loss

Posted February 18, 2014

Kelp, which is sometimes referenced as brown algae, is a sensational herb that comes from the sea. It is literally loaded with an extensive amount of trace minerals and vitamins. It’s probably safe to say that no other seaweeds provide the same impressive quantities of various essential nutrients. Interestingly, plants coming from the sea have retained their high nutritional value through time. The same cannot necessarily be said of land vegetables and fruits which continuously face the consequences of ongoing soil erosion and pollution.

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Radioprotective effect of the Barbados Cherry (Malpighia glabra L.) against radiopharmaceutical Iodine-131 in Wistar rats in vivo

Posted January 31, 2014

The increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables has contributed to the improvement of populational health, due in part, to the abundance of antioxidants in these foods. Antioxidants reduce the level of oxidative damage to DNA caused by free radicals and ionizing radiation, including the radioisotope iodine-131 (131I). This isotope is used for the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid injuries, such as hyperthyroidism and cancer.

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Natural Thyroid Support: 8 Natural Ways to Maintain Thyroid Health

Posted April 9, 2013

Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid, affects millions of people in the U.S. and many go undiagnosed. The effects of thyroid deficiency range from weight gain, allergies, insomnia, low energy, dry skin, depression, and joint pain, to heart disease and heart failure, when left untreated.

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Boost your thyroid health and shift your thyroid hormone levels with zinc

Posted March 26, 2013

Thyroid dysfunction is one of the most common hormone disorders in the world, but new research shows that supplementation with zinc can have dramatic benefits for those suffering from abnormal levels of thyroid hormones.

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Your Thyroid May Be Hungry For Some Seaweed

Posted March 12, 2013

One in 10 women in this country have been diagnosed with thyroid problems. Some endocrinologists believe that one in four women have an underactive or overactive thyroid. One reason may be because our thyroid glands are twice as large as those in men, creating a greater need for iodine. When we’re under stress, our thyroids become even larger and more active, causing us to need even more.

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Your Thyroid May Be Hungry For Some Seaweed

Posted January 3, 2013

One in 10 women in this country have been diagnosed with thyroid problems. Some endocrinologists believe that one in four women have an underactive or overactive thyroid. One reason may be because our thyroid glands are twice as large as those in men, creating a greater need for iodine. When we’re under stress, our thyroids become even larger and more active, causing us to need even more.

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Influence of Antioxidants and Thyroid Levels in Pulmonary Disease

Posted December 14, 2012

In a controlled study involving patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (n=32) and healthy controls (n=45), researchers found that there may be correlaries between levels of thyroid hormones, antioxidants and COPD.

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4 Tips for Optimizing Thyroid Function

Posted September 24, 2012

For this week’s optimizing health, let’s talk about optimizing your thyroid gland, a very important endocrine (hormone-producing) organ located in the front of your neck. The thyroid gland pumps out two key hormones: T3 (triiodothyronine, the active form), and T4 (thyroxine, the inactive storage form). Those hormones affect virtually EVERY system in your body, determining how fast or how slow it goes. Think of the thyroid gland as the body’s gas pedal.

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Your Thyroid May Be Hungry For Some Seaweed

Posted August 15, 2012

One in 10 women in this country have been diagnosed with thyroid problems. Some endocrinologists believe that one in four women have an underactive or overactive thyroid. One reason may be because our thyroid glands are twice as large as those in men, creating a greater need for iodine. When we’re under stress, our thyroids become even larger and more active, causing us to need even more.

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