Optimal Thyroid Diet: Get 3 Amazing eBooks Absolutely Free

If you are a long-term reader of Outsmart Disease you know that dysbiosis and leaky gut are major factors for thyroid autoimmunity and hypothyroidism. Your immune system depends on beneficial bacteria or probiotics that help to: keep intestines healthy, properly digest your food, reduce food allergies, produce important nutrients such as folic acid, different digestive enzymes, vitamin B and K support conversion of T4 into T3 thyroid hormone Without sufficient amounts of … [Read more...]

#1 Food To Add To Your Thyroid Diet

Autoimmune diet protocol for thyroid conditions often requires excluding many foods from the diet. Restrictions often make it hard to sustain and follow. Furthermore, many people make a very common mistake by focusing only on the foods that they cannot eat and feel even more deprived. One of the ways to make autoimmune protocol easier to follow and implement is to start to pay more attention to foods that you CAN add to your diet. The number one thyroid food to eat is bone broth. While it … [Read more...]

Should You Quit Sugar If You Are Hypothyroid?

You love it. You crave it. You can’t live without it. A meal feels incomplete without it. It keeps you going. You keep a secret stash of it in your drawer. You feel jittery and moody without it. Sugar. What if you learned that your best friend is the most deceptive, brutal and uncompromising foe? What if you discovered that it kills you? Slowly. What if you made the connection that it is the underlying reason for many of your medical problems? What if you are addicted to … [Read more...]

The Key How To Heal And Prevent Autoimmune Disease

In conventional medicine autoimmune disease is a chronic life-long health condition that is considered to be incurable. This is what we are led to believe. However, a new discovery in the field of autoimmunity gives not only hope but opens new treatment opportunities. During last decades different models such as molecular mimicry, “bystander effect” and viral persistence were proposed as possible mechanisms that initiate the overreaction of the immune system and lead to an autoimmune disease. … [Read more...]

You Are NOT What You Eat

It is a common belief that “you are what you eat”. Let me assure you that it is not so. In fact, it is the main reason why so many people are frustrated that they don’t get the results they want and still have health and weight issues despite eating what many would consider a “perfect diet”. Most diets, including the “perfect” one fail because they are solely focused on what to eat and completely ignore the fact that quality of food is only one of the 3 components related to our diet that … [Read more...]

A Simple Trick How To Lose Weight Without Dieting

I know that if you have hypothyroidism you are very sceptical about the weight loss, especially after struggling for years, trying many diets and “magic tricks” that didn't work to begin with or getting the results that didn't last long. Today I will share with you a simple trick how to lose weight without dieting that works for everyone and every time while it is healthy, legal and even supports your thyroid, adrenals and overall health: You don’t have to take any diet pills, herbs or … [Read more...]

Hypothyroidism Treatment That Works

Interview with Tom Brimeyer, a Functional Medicine Practitioner and Author of Hypothyroidism Revolution and Hypothyroidism Exercise Revolution programs 1. Many Outsmart Disease readers who submitted their questions to you tried different brands of thyroid medication, many supplements and different diets (juicing, no gluten, candida diet, eliminating some foods) but still experience many hypothyroid symptoms. Most common are weight gain, depression, low energy, sleep issues and hair loss. They … [Read more...]

Do You Still Eat Cereals For Breakfast?

We are literally bombarded by TV advertising that presents breakfast cereals as a healthy way to start your day and how to lose weight. According to statistical data, cereals are the most popular breakfast choice in the US with 88% of people eating it regularly and two thirds having it at least once a week. Another study reports that cereal makers offer more products directed towards children and have significantly increased their advertising in the media. Nobody argues that cereals are … [Read more...]

How To Heal Thyroid Nutritionally On A Budget

An Interview with Dr. Jill Tieman who is a Certified Nutritionist and Chiropractor, a Chapter Leader for the Great South Bay chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation and Author of  Go Grain-Free cooking class 1. How what we eat affects our genetics and is there any connection to autoimmune disease Most definitely what we eat affects our genetics. In fact, there is a whole new body of research called epigenetics that deals with this subject. Epigenetics refers to changes in gene expression … [Read more...]

Does Autoimmune Disease Put Your Fertility And Pregnancy At Risk?

There are more than 100 autoimmune diseases that can affect almost every organ and tissue in the human body. The nerves, muscles, endocrine glands, gastrointestinal tract and connective tissue can be damaged or destroyed as a result of the autoimmune attack. About 75% of autoimmune conditions affect women most frequently during the childbearing years and can interfere with their fertility and ability to have children. Research studies show that fertility is reduced even before clinical … [Read more...]

Six Surprising Facts About High Thyroid Antibodies

Conventional medicine commonly ignores thyroid antibodies and most doctors don’t check for them routinely even if a thyroid disease is suspected.  However, high thyroid antibodies are a valuable indicator for autoimmune thyroid conditions and help to make a proper diagnosis of both Hashimoto’s and Grave’s disease. The main reason why the test for thyroid antibodies is not ordered as often as it should be lies in the treatment approach to hypothyroidism.  According to conventional medicine, … [Read more...]

A Little-Known Factor That Contributes To Weight Gain

Water retention is an accumulation of excess fluid in the body tissues and is one of little-known factors that contributes to weight gain. What many people don't know is that fluid retention is a common symptom of low thyroid function. In hypothyroid patients fluids have a tendency to accumulate in the feet, ankles, hands, wrist, fingers, face and abdomen and it can be severe. The typical manifestations and signs are puffy eyes and face, swollen hands and legs as well as weight gain due to … [Read more...]

What Are Probiotics and Probiotic-Rich Diet?

Many people are surprised to discover that the human intestinal tract contains up to 100 trillion bacteria that represent more than 400 different species. However, not all bacteria are bad for you. There are 3 main types of bacteria: Pathogenic bacteria that causes disease Commensal bacteria that are micro organisms that have a neutral effect Intestinal flora, probiotics or eubiotics are all beneficial bacteria such as lactobacilli that is found mainly in the small intestines and bifido … [Read more...]

Why Your Immune System Doesn’t Need A Boost

Nowadays immune system boosters and supplements for thyroid have become widely available in the health and vitamin stores. Most of these formulas contain natural compounds and claim to help boost and strengthen the immune system. But is it true? Can they help if you have thyroid or Hashimoto's disease? People with autoimmune conditions including Hashimoto's thyroiditis have imbalanced immune system when one of the Th1 or Th2 sides of the immune system becomes dominant over the other and … [Read more...]

Why Thyroid Patients Should Care About Candida Overgrowth?

Candida is a natural organism that can be found in everyone's gastrointestinal tract. It becomes a problem when it overgrows and progresses to a systemic yeast infection that is also known as candidiasis and affects many organs at the same time. When candida cells excessively multiply it can cause a chronic or recurrent yeast infection. Candida Albicans is responsible for the majority of Candida infections. Symptoms of candida infection in women can be silent or evident and vary from person … [Read more...]