Is a Deficiency In This Mineral Leading To Your Thyroid Disease?

Is a Deficiency In This Mineral Leading To Your Thyroid Disease?

Do you suffer from hypothyroidism? What about fatigue, depression, anxiety, irritability, cold hands and feet, unexplained weight gain, hypoglycemia or infertility?  If you answered yes, you’re one of hundreds of millions of people that do, and a deficiency in iodine might be the reason. Iodine is a slightly acid forming mineral, sometimes referred to as the “thyroid” mineral.  Although 80% …

Why Diets Don’t Work and What To Do

Why Diets Don’t Work and What To Do

We’re approaching two months into the new year, well, I guess it’s not new anymore.  How is your resolution working?  Have you stuck with it?  Are you on your way to reaching your goals?  If not, what do you feel is missing or preventing you from attaining those goals? Diet Fortunately/unfortunately, this is a busy time of year for us. …

Why You Need a Plan to Achieve Your New Years Resolutions

Why You Need a Plan to Achieve Your New Years Resolutions

Well, it’s that time of year again, January the start of the new year.  A time when we all look back on the previous twelve months and think to ourselves, “Wow, where did the year go?” Yep, time to start that new year’s resolution.  By now, your inbox is likely getting filled up with all the “New Year’s Resolution” emails.  …

Why You Won’t Heal Your Thyroid & Fatigue With a Few Supplements

Why You Won’t Heal Your Thyroid & Fatigue With a Few Supplements

Do you know somebody who’s taking six, eight, or ten different medications?  I know people who fit this description, and it frustrates us to no end. When you ask them what they’re for, they respond, “Well, this is my thyroid med, this is to lower my cholesterol, this is for my joint pain, this one’s to help me sleep, this is …

Are Your Supplements Helping Or Hurting You?

Are Your Supplements Helping Or Hurting You?

Before Heather was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s and we began to learn and understand nutrition at an entirely different level, we, like so many others, would purchase our supplements at Costco, Walmart, GNC and the Vitamin Shoppe (Amazon wasn’t as prevalent in 2008 as it is today, otherwise we would have likely purchased from there as well).  Why? Because they were …

Is Too Much Fruit Bad?

Is Too Much Fruit Bad?

For years the authorities have told us that we should be consuming a lot of fruits and vegetables.  While eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables is better than one consisting of processed, refined and fast foods, as fruits are packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, there are a number of potential health hazards associated with too much fruit …