Thyroid

Thyroid Awareness Q & A

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January Thyroid Awareness Month This butterfly-shaped gland is located in the base of the neck just below the Adam’s apple. The Thyroid is a relatively small gland that plays an important role that influences the function of many important organs–when there is imbalance it will impact your overall well-being. It is estimated that 200 million people worldwide […]

Foods to Maintain a Healthy Thyroid (and Healthy Weight)

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In the previous blog we talked about the problems associated with being either hyperthyroid or hypothyroid. Now it’s time to talk about the good stuff—how we can keep our thyroid in good shape through proper nutrition. Most people do not realize that certain foods known as goitrogens can hinder the production of thyroid hormones. For […]

The Butterfly Effect

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At some point you may have seen a visual representation of the “butterfly effect,” where the air moved by a butterfly’s wings sets off a chain of events across the globe. You may have read a book in which one small decision creates a cascade of effects involving multiple individuals. In our bodies, a butterfly-shaped […]