3 Ways How Coffee Can Heal And Save Your Thyroid

A guest article by Tom Brimeyer, Functional Medicine Practitioner and Author of Hypothyroidism Healing Program and Hypothyroidism Exercise Program In the not so distant past, coffee has been put through the ringer. It’s been called every bad name in the book. Many so-called “health experts” have even gone as far as to label coffee as a highly addictive drug that is equivalent to a number of illegal narcotics. But now, the “coffee” tables have turned because more and more research is being … [Read more...]

How To Use Vitamin B12 For More Energy When You Are Hypothyroid

Many hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's patients have a hard time to restore their health and energy levels even when they are taking thyroid medication. The truth is that most patients also have other imbalances that come together with thyroid problems and can affect their energy. If you feel constantly tired it may be the result of a vitamin B12 deficiency that is so common in thyroid patients. [Tweet "#Thyroid Tip: How To Use Vitamin B12 For More Energy When Your Are … [Read more...]

Get A FREE Jar Of This Superfat For Your Thyroid Diet

Have you experienced the benefits of virgin coconut oil for your thyroid yet? Here is you opportunity to try it: For a limited time Thrive Market is giving you a free jar of a high quality Nutiva’s coconut oil (a $25 value) plus a free month of Thrive. You will have the free jar of coconut oil in your shopping cart right after you sign up for this free gift. Click the link below to GET YOUR FREE COCONUT OIL JAR You might wonder why you would care about coconut oil and what it can do for your … [Read more...]

Don’t Cut This Sugar Out Of Your Thyroid Diet

I am not a big supporter of cutting out all sugar from your diet when you are hypothyroid or have Hashimoto’s. Why? It’s simple, your thyroid and body need the right amount and type of sugar to properly function and to heal. One of the proven ways to support your thyroid is to make sure that you use nutrient-dense foods as your main source of energy. While many diets and weight loss programs tell you that sugar makes you gain weight or that the body does not need carbohydrates to be healthy, … [Read more...]

Sick, Scared And Desperate: A Personal Thyroid Story

I don't really talk about this very often, because it's pretty painful for me to revisit this time and think about it today... ...but about 11 years ago right after my second sinus surgery I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and autoimmune Hashimoto’s disease. Finally, there was an explanation to my weight gain, fatigue and lack of energy. [Tweet "Sick, Scared And Desperate: A Personal #Thyroid Story"] While this was just the beginning of my healing journey, at the same time I found … [Read more...]

Where Does Bread Fit In Your Thyroid Diet?

  For many of us bread is the food we love and some go so far as to say that they cannot live without it. But there are a lot questions as to where bread fits in your thyroid diet. Some of you may have gone on a gluten-free diet, limited their sugar and carb intakes, adopted an autoimmune Paleo protocol, GAPS or any other healing diet necessary to improve their health. Often this requires a restriction or even a complete avoidance of eating bread and a need to look for … [Read more...]

How To Enjoy Thyroid Friendly Desserts This Holiday Season

Every time you have to follow a special diet weather it is for thyroid or gut healing, weight loss or just trying to eat healthy I bet that your favourite desserts are not on your menu. And here is the thing: It doesn’t matter how hard you try to keep up with your diet sooner or later you find yourself staying in front of the fridge, your favorite bakery or ice cream shop and cannot refuse the temptation any more to have one. You probably beat yourself up afterwards. You probably told … [Read more...]

Why You May NOT Need Gluten-Free Diet To Recover From Hashimoto’s Disease

Gluten is a well known trigger of celiac disease. It also has been linked to many other autoimmune conditions including Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves’ disease. In fact, 10% patients with celiac disease have Hashimoto’s and 13% patients with Hashimoto’s also have celiac. Based on these findings many holistic practitioners and some doctors suggest to people with autoimmune thyroid disease to adopt a gluten-free diet and some even insist on a strict patient’s compliance in order to see … [Read more...]

Guess What? Supplement Resistant Anemia Is Curable

According to one recent study: 43% of people with hypothyroidism have it. 39% of people with subclinical hypothyroidism have it. Other studies found out that up to 73.2% of people with hypothyroidism and autoimmune Hashimoto’s disease have it. In fact, anemia is often a first sign that a person has a low thyroid function. So what are the chances that you as a thyroid patient may have it too? Pretty high… And yet most people are unaware that anemia affects their energy, memory, … [Read more...]

Essential Steps To Healing Thyroid Conditions

Andrea Beaman, HHC, AADP, Chef is an internationally renowned Holistic Health Educator, Natural Foods Chef, and Thyroid Expert who teaches worldwide how she is using a natural healing approach. Andrea is holistic health expert with 20 years of experience who had a life-threatening thyroid condition and was able to heal it naturally, shrink her goiter and make her thyroid nodules go away. Thyroid health became her life’s passion and she helps other thyroid patients get well using her unique … [Read more...]

How To Protect Your Thyroid By Reducing Pesticide Exposure Up To 80%

  Believe it or not, many foods that we think are good for us are not so healthy after all. Why? Because not only are food choices important but also the quality of food matters. Unfortunately, many dangerous and often very toxic ingredients find their way into your food despite FDA regulations and food labeling. They are probably hidden inside the healthy foods you’ll eat today, without you even knowing it. You may ask: “How is this possible?” We all know that adding more … [Read more...]

What Diet Has More Healing Potential Than Gluten-Free

Although the gluten free diet has gained tremendous popularity over the past several years it is NOT the best way to heal from autoimmune thyroid disease.  The reason why is that the traditional gluten free diet promotes the use of corn, rice, and other grains that may contribute to the inflammatory process.  Based on some recent research gluten-like proteins in corn can cause intestinal damage in people with celiac disease. People who follow traditional gluten-free diet avoid only … [Read more...]

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...]