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...]

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...]

5 Crucial Mistakes ALL Women With Thyroid Problems Make

Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. Hugh White Are you sure that your thyroid problem is properly diagnosed and treated? Unfortunately, the reality is that most people struggle to get diagnosed, are not adequately treated and continue to have multiple hypothyroid symptoms having normal lab test results. There are 5 most crucial mistakes patients and their doctors make when dealing with thyroid disease. You CAN avoid them by learning … [Read more...]

Precision Nutrition System

People with Hashimoto’s disease require a special diet that supports healing of leaky gut syndrome and does not include foods that trigger autoimmune response, food allergies or any over stimulation of their immune system.  Those who are just starting to adjust their diets to this new dietary requirements may feel overwhelmed and find that numerous restrictions are difficult to follow. A great thing is that you actually do not need to reinvent a completely new diet. There are currently two … [Read more...]

4 Keys To Successful Weight Loss With Hypothyroidism

Many women who have hypothyroidism gain weight and have difficulties to shred these stubborn pounds despite taking thyroid medication, diet modifications and regular exercise. The main reason why hypothyroid patients cannot lose weight is due to uncorrected or undertreated hormonal imbalances. At hypothyroidism, metabolism slows down all body functions. Many patients who take thyroid medication and have normal lab test results still can experience hypothyroid symptoms including difficulties … [Read more...]

Fat is Not Your Fault – Weight Loss is Not Just About Diet and Exercise

Guest Post by Dr. Bryan Walsh, ND Bold statement, but it's true. If losing weight were simply about following a diet and exercise program, why are so many new books being written on the subject? Because they aren't working and honestly, it's time people learned the truth about fat loss. Let me first make one thing clear - diet and exercise are necessary for weight loss. Without them, weight loss won't occur. But what happens when diet and exercise don't work? Unfortunately this … [Read more...]

Embarrassed Or in Denial? 5 Signs of Dysbiosis

Guets Post by Karen Brimayer, Holistic Nutritionist and Functional Medicine Practitioner You try to eat healthy but are still struggling with dysbiosis? Do you still get the feeling that something is still not quite right? Are you tired of dealing with the embarrassing sounds and smells? Do you feel like you're always tired no matter what you eat? I feel your pain because I have suffered from dysbiosis before myself and so have just about all of my clients. Sure, no one wants to talk about … [Read more...]

Leaky Gut and Your Chronic Health Symptoms and Conditions – Back to the Basics

Guest Post by Karen Brimeyer, Holistic Nutritionist and Functional Medicine Practitioner One thing is for sure, everyone wants to be healthy. But there are millions of people suffering from Leaky Gut and the vast majority doesn't even know it. So what can you do for your gut health? First of all, let's get one thing straight. Poor health, diseases, conditions, and symptoms (you name it) occur because of one fundamental rule is broken. The body has fallen out of balance. So it only makes … [Read more...]

Balancing Out Those Dietary Acids

by Dr. John M. Berardi, CSCS article was first published on precisionnutrition.com Simply put, the North American diet is very acidic. From most proteins to many dairy products (especially cheese) to most grains, we take in far more dietary acids than we do bases. And this imbalance between acid and base can cause some serious long-term health and physique problems. You see, when a food is ingested, digested, and absorbed, each component of that food will present itself to the kidneys as … [Read more...]

List of associated diseases

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a disorder of the immune system, which affects the function of the thyroid gland. There are many findings about the relationship between other autoimmune diseases and Hashimoto’s. The immune system can also mistakenly target any other part of the body causing it to malfunction. In Hashimoto's disease in addition to thyroid antibodies patients can have antibodies to other tissues or enzymes as well that puts them at a higher risk to develop another autoimmune … [Read more...]