Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms What You Can Do

Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms

Magnesium deficiency is a genuine problem in our country, with some estimates indicating it affects 50 to 70% of Americans. This essential trace element is responsible for over 300 enzymatic processes in the human body, specifically contributing to muscle movement, blood pressure regulation, bone health, energy transport during the metabolic process and glucose metabolism.  In…

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Apricot Fruit Dip

Apricot Fruit Dip with fresh fruit

Boost Iron, Fiber, Potassium & Antioxidants with my Apricot Fruit Dip! APRICOTS are one of my favorite fruits – something about them makes me think of warm weather and breezy care free days.  To combine apricots with coconut cream is just heavenly.  My Apricot Fruit Dip is a blast from the past . . . a recipe I’ve…

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Are These Dietary Sources of Fluoride Depressing Your Thyroid?

Dietary Sources of Fluoride

Today’s guest post is by my friend Melissa Gallico.  She addresses the dangers of fluoride and fluoridated water and possible dietary sources of fluoride that may be causing low thyroid function. →Be sure to check out “About the Author” below. Topics which will be discussed include: Dietary Sources of Fluoride and Low-Thyroid Function Melissa’s Personal Health…

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Chia Seed Breakfast Popsicles

Chia Seed Breakfast Popsicles

Breakfast is never boring with our gluten-free and dairy-free chia seed breakfast popsicles! Made with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich berries, gluten-free oats or Paleo granola and healthy fats from your choice of almond or coconut milk these are a must try for summer or any time of the year. Enjoy!

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Hashimoto’s, COMT, Stress and Anxiety

COMT and Hashimoto's

Some of the earliest symptoms of Hashimoto’s include stress, anxiety and panic attacks often to the point that it’s crippling. These conditions may occur for a variety of reasons; for example, the early phases of autoimmunity often trigger stress and anxiety as the immune system loses “self-tolerance” at the molecular level and attacks its host’s tissues…

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What’s the Link Between Shoulder Pain & Hashimoto’s?

Hashimoto-s-And-Shoulder-Pain

It’s been my observation that so many women who have Hashimoto’s or hypothyroidism often report symptoms of random shoulder pain.  I’ve experienced the problem personally a few times and at one point started to wonder if there could be a link between shoulder pain and Hashimoto’s. Guess what?  There is! My Hashimoto’s and Shoulder Pain…

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Inflammation & Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Chronic Inflammation & Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Part I Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.  Any medical term with the suffix “Itis” refers to an inflammatory condition or disease.  In this case, it refers to inflammation of the thyroid gland caused by autoimmunity known as Hashimoto’s, hence the term Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Think of chronic inflammation & Hashimoto’s thyroiditis as a fire burning out of control. Unlike…

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Strawberry & Chia Jam

Strawberry Chia Jam in Mason Jar

Strawberries are in season so if you have any around this homemade strawberry & chia jam is “berry” good for you! Strawberries offer antioxidative protection against cancer, help regulate blood sugar, improves the function of the immune system & helps to lower and maintain healthy blood pressure.  Chia seeds are extremely nutrient dense, loaded with…

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Your Gut is the Gateway to Health

Your-Gut-Gateway-to-Health

An explosion of scientific research worldwide is providing new insights into the importance of the gut as “the gateway to good health” and giving new meaning to the phrase “you are what you eat.” The neglected organ has been subject to increasing scrutiny as technological advances are revealing the health of your gut is the…

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Pressure Cooker Thai Red Curry Beef

Pressure Cooker Thai Red Curry Beef

 

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