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Taking care of our thyroid

Posted on: October 10, 2016

A good article to read:

The thyroid is a gland that is responsible for our metabolism and energy, and it is crucial mechanism in the complexity of the system due to the fact that each cell in our body has receptors for the  hormone.

It is of extreme importance to optimize the consumption of vitamin A, D, and K2.

These vitamins are important for your overall health, but also for the thyroid hormones. Recent study showed that deficiency of these vitamins may lead to thyroid problems.

Seaweed and other sea vegetables

It is advisable to consume algae and other sea vegetables such as nori, kombu and wakame in regular base, as this type of food is major dietary source of iodine and also are extremely high in nutrients.

Coconut Oil is type of oil that does not interfere with the conversion of T4 to T3 as other oils. That is the reason why this oil is great for cooking. Moreover, the coconut oil will stimulate weight loss, improve your metabolism and in same time will support your immune health. This is particularly important in the case of thyroid issues. Medical experts advise to consume at least 1 tablespoon per a day.

Avoid Gluten as it may result in an autoimmune response at some patients. It is considered that gluten leads to Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, very common autoimmune thyroid disease.

Drinking Bone Broth on a daily basis

It comes to healthy elixir that has the ability to boost the immune system and cure and seal the intestinal mucosa, which actually are crucial for an improved thyroid health. It is advisable to drink cup of this broth on daily basis with seaweed flakes and a pinch of sea salt.

For patients who have thyroid problem caused by trauma, severe depression, very disturbing news or constant stress, it is recommended to try some relaxation techniques, such as yoga, meditation or tai chi.

You should avoid peanut butter and peanuts, as they contain goitrogens.


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