Foods to Avoid With Hypothyroidism

Foods I avoid: Low quality protein Soybeans Soy milk Soybean oil Vegetable oil Canola oil Safflower oil Corn oil Flaxseed oil tofu vegetable oil edamame textured vegetable protein Foods exposed to herbicides and pesticides

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Gut Health, Microbiome & Your Thyroid

I’ve been talking a lot about gut health and gut bacteria and many people don’t see the connection between the gut and hypothyroidism. I think that’s one of the biggest reasons why there is so much bad information about hypothyroidism and it’s because pretty much everything out there focuses on the thyroid when the thyroid…

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What To Do About Hypothyroidism

Jorge Before and After Hypothyroidism Face

When I started learning about hypothyroidism, I was clueless. I didn’t even know what the thyroid was or where in our body it was located. All I knew was that I was sick, not feeling good, and started to research my symptoms. I got to point where my hypothyroidism got so bad, I made the…

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Clean Gut for Hypothyroidism

Gluten and Gut Health

When my hypothyroidism was at its peak, one of the things that I struggled with most was digesting food and not feeling awful after eating even if it was just a salad!! Somedays I’d feel a piercing pain in my stomach and other days I’d feel my stomach bubble and build up so much gas…

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Gluten Free, Paleo Diet & Hypothyroidism

Wheat Field

In the world of hypothyroidism, diets like Paleo and Gluten-Free seem to be pretty common and many people do find they feel better when they follow those diets… well at least initially. Many people who stick to a gluten free diet may find that long term, they’ll begin to backslide or find other problems especially…

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Your Thyroid Needs These Foods

superfoods

Most people I talk to say they eat “healthy”… a few will be honest and say they don’t eat the best… sadly, most people I know do not eat healthy regardless of what they think because they are greatly misinformed about what healthy is. It took me a long time to figure this out even…

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Coconut Oil for Hypothyroidism

Coconuts

I was reading an article by Dr Mercola and something stood out: Almost 90 percent of the hormone produced by your thyroid is in the form of T4, the inactive form. Your liver then converts the T4 into T3, the active form, with the help of an enzyme. After reading that article, I began to…

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Can Your Body Regenerate a Thyroid?

nodules-on-thyroid

Have you ever heard that the rods and cones of your eyes are about 48 hours old? Your skin is about 6 weeks old… Your bones are about 1 year old… Your liver is about 8 weeks old… When I first heard that your body regenerates itself, I wanted to know how exactly does that…

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How to Get Energy With Hypothyroidism

Imagine you are running and you get to the point where you can no longer run and you are forced to stop and catch your breath… when that happens, your ATP has been depleted… It’s almost as if your body is running on batteries and your batteries have run low… when your ATP is running…

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Herbal Supplements for Hypothyroidism

herbal supplements hypothyroidism

I don’t talk about herbs much because it’s more of an advanced topic, but I don’t exactly consider these “supplements” as much as I consider them my new foods… I came across ayurvedic herbs and other herbs while I was trying to figure out how to take control of my health and fight against hypothyroidism.…

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