The healing protein: Addressing thyroid problems with collagen

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It’s one of the building blocks of the skin, bones and muscles and supports the structure of the organs and arteries. Best known for its skincare and fitness benefits, collagen may also help treat thyroid problems. Collagen for thyroid problems The thyroid gland is a small organ that regulates metabolism — … Continue reading The healing protein: Addressing thyroid problems with collagen

Edible seaweed is packed with iodine for improved thyroid health

Seaweed is a type of alga that grows in the sea. Not only is it a food source for some forms of marine life, it also serves as a source of nutrition for humans. Seaweed is known for containing high amounts of iodine, an essential mineral used by the body to produce thyroid hormones. These … Continue reading Edible seaweed is packed with iodine for improved thyroid health

Study: Bioavailability and effects of iodine intake through seaweeds in Arctic people

In this study, researchers from Denmark and Greenland measured the iodine content of dietary seaweeds in Greenland, estimated iodine absorption, and assessed the impact of dietary seaweeds on the iodine intake of Arctic people. The results of their study were published in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Dietary iodine is important for the maintenance of human … Continue reading Study: Bioavailability and effects of iodine intake through seaweeds in Arctic people

Iodine, Thyroid and Low Body Temperature

Who will benefit from taking iodine? Actually, the answer is just about everyone will benefit from more iodine. Did you know that over 30% of the US has thyroid problems and that is probably a huge underestimate considering how iodine deficient the population is in the United States and around the world. Chronic fatigue, low … Continue reading Iodine, Thyroid and Low Body Temperature

Training too long and hard can damage your thyroid

One of the biggest misconceptions about working out is that the more tired a person is after a session, the more effective the exercise was. In truth, healthcare experts are actually against overtraining as it can have a huge toll on the health of your thyroid. Exercise must be done in moderation. Otherwise, it will only bring additional … Continue reading Training too long and hard can damage your thyroid

The Importance Of Achieving Youthful Blood Test Readings

When physicians review a patient™s blood test results, their primary concern is any result that falls outside the normal laboratory reference range. The problem is that standard reference ranges usually represent œaverage populations rather than the optimal level required to maintain good health. It now appears that most standard reference ranges are too broad to … Continue reading The Importance Of Achieving Youthful Blood Test Readings

Iodine Deficiency and Its Link to Diseases in the Body

Naturally occurring iodine is a rare trace element that was discovered in the 1800's by a French chemist. It was found to be effective in the treatment of goiter (swelling of the thyroid gland), and in 1924 the United States initiated its use as an additive to common table salt to address the high incidence … Continue reading Iodine Deficiency and Its Link to Diseases in the Body

The 9 Best Foods for Your Thyroid

Source: The 9 Best Foods for Your Thyroid by Dr. Edward Group Thyroid problems affects millions of people around the world, including those in industrialized countries such as the United States. The conditions resulting from thyroid problems can be extremely serious. As a regulator of hormone production and metabolism, the thyroid needs to function properly to maintain … Continue reading The 9 Best Foods for Your Thyroid