Don’t Crucify Those Cruciferous Veggies Just Yet

From the 1950s onward, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli or cauliflower have gotten a bad rep. Labeled “goitrogens,” many propose that these cruciferous veggies are bad for your thyroid health because they can lead to an enlarged thyroid called a goiter. They do this by tampering with your iodine absorption, by suppressing thyroid hormone secretion, or by inhibiting thyroid hormone production …

Sweat Your Symptoms Away: How Exercise Can Combat Diabetes

Recent research has confirmed what everyone has known for decades: exercise is good for you. Here are the top five ways you can fight your type 2 diabetes by getting physical. Participating in a regular exercise routine can help prevent type 2 diabetes for those who are at risk. For diabetics who have recently been diagnosed (within a year of …

Turn the Tide on Toxic Gut Bugs and Take Control of Type 2 Diabetes

Every day, it seems that researchers are uncovering new links between our health and the tiny microbes in our guts. It’s hard to believe that the critters within us hold so much control over our well-being, but it’s true. For type 2 diabetics, it’s even more crucial to turn our attention to the microbiome. The microbiome is a colony of …

New Study Finds Often Overlooked and Dangerous Disease Associated with Low Thyroid

You may already know that over 90% of low thyroid cases are caused by the autoimmune disorder, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. A new study confirmed that Hashimoto’s sufferers are at significantly increased risk of harboring anti-parietal cell antibodies (PC-ab). So, what does that mean for your health? Let’s break it down. Parietal cells are part of your stomach organ and are responsible …

Top 15 Ways to Improve Your Sleep and Support Your Thyroid

Sleep can be tricky for many people suffering from low thyroid symptoms because of adrenal dysfunction. Studies have found that insomnia can be caused by a dysfunctional HPA axis and improper cortisol production. This can lead to cortisol spikes in the middle of the night, which may cause you to awake with a racing heart and too much nervous energy. …

Three Nutrition Mishaps Diabetics Make

Getting a hold of your diabetes can often feel stressful. What may be even worse, though, is the onslaught of confusing and conflicting information that makes it impossible for you to know how to best support your body. Of course, there are basic guidelines you can follow: eat whole foods, stay away from sugar, drink your recommended daily dose of …

4 Ways to Take Your Health to the Next Level and Reverse Diabetes for Good!

If you are suffering from type 2 diabetes and you are committed to reversing your condition and living free from disease, the general guidelines for healthy habits may not be enough! Nutrition, exercise, and stress management are all critical for optimal health and reversing type 2 diabetes; however, for those who are facing type 2 diabetes, these basics may turn …

Five Secret Causes Behind Your Thyroid Issues

So you’ve already been diagnosed with a thyroid problem. That’s the first step, but a diagnosis is not a cure. The only way to appropriately deal with and correct your thyroid dysfunction is to understand what caused it in the first place. Using functional medicine is a great approach to treatment because it pinpoints the root of the imbalance. Now …

Thyroid Disease And The Benefits of Functional Medicine

Are your low thyroid symptoms persisting, despite following doctor’s orders? Are you tired of suffering and ready to do what it takes to make changes to your current health, rather than cover up your symptoms with medication? If so, functional medicine may be the answer you’ve been waiting for. Dr. Steve Wander, D.C., owner and treatment director of Integrated Health …

IRAK1 Gene May Be Missing Link Between Inflammation and Diabetes

The epidemic of diabetes is soaring at alarming rates and costing the US BILLIONS of dollars. Most of these cases are type II related. This disease’s devastating effects stems from the insulin resistance in the body. The phenomenon as to why insulin resistance progresses into diabetes has kept scientists scratching their heads, but a recent study at the University of …