Beet and Red Onion Salad with Basil

Beet and Red Onion Salad with Basil ‘Tis the season for detoxification and beets are among the favorites for their amazing health benefits.  Beets are rich in antioxidants and contain important substances such as betaine, fiber, iron, folate, pectin, betalains, betanin and betacyanin.  Beets can help clean the toxins that have been removed from the…

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Persimmon Pomegranate Salad

Persimmon Pomegranate Salad

Persimmon Pomegranate Salad Now that fall is almost in full swing and persimmons are available our persimmon pomegranate salad is a delightful dish to share with friends and family.   I remember when I was a little girl there was a lady who lived across the street from my home and she had a large persimmon…

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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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Artichoke Caper Risotto & Swiss Chard

Artichoke Caper Risotto

Artichoke Caper Risotto The star of my artichoke caper risotto is the addition of Swiss chard.  I am a huge fan of the leafy green beauty.  It’s perfectly safe for those with Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism.  The “risotto” vibe comes from bio available gluten-free short grain brown rice and I also added capers and chopped parsley.  It’s super…

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Hashimotos Diet – Determine Your Body Type

Hashimotos Diet and Body Type

Determining Your Somatotype for the Best Hashimoto’s Diet {{for you}} If you search the internet for the most popular Hashimoto’s diet from over the last few decades, you will find suggested eating plans based on anything from food point values to blood types.  Other dietary theories promote the elimination of specific food groups.  One consideration…

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Key Triggers of Inflammation and Hashimoto’s

hashimoto's inflammation

Chronic inflammation affects every aspect of your health and overall well-being.  It can be mysterious at first, especially in Hashimoto’s.  From where it begins, to the triggers, signs, and symptoms, it isn’t always straightforward to assess, much less address which is the main point.  Inflammation must be addressed at its root. Unless you turn off the actual cause…

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Mega Sporebiotic: What’s the Real Benefit?

MegaSporebiotic: What’s the Real Benefit? The use of spores as probiotics is highly important as spores are designed to survive through the gastric system and colonize well to produce the needed effects. Additionally, spores make a potent impact in the gut since the spore population in the gut is low enough that the 4 billion…

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Link Between Thyroid Disease and Helicobacter Pylori

Thyroid Disease and Helicobacter pylori

Many people struggle with stomach ulcers which are caused by bacteria, but did you know about the connection between thyroid disease and Helicobacter pylori?    Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacterial infection occasionally seen in people who have Hashimoto’s or Graves’ autoimmune thyroid disease.  The bacteria infects the pylorus, which is the sphincter located…

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Tips to Relieve Symptoms of Hashimoto’s Inflammation

Hashimoto's Inflammation

When you think about chronic inflammation, does it make you think of a fire that is burning out of control?   Unlike the type of inflammation you notice when you experience a cut or bruise as the result of specialized white blood cells congregating to clean up the area, chronic inflammation is not visible to the naked eye.  …

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Thyroid Health & Beauty Holiday Stocking Stuffer’s Gift Guide 2016

Thyroid Beauty Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide 2016

It’s sad but true – we all have a friend or family member who has been diagnosed with thyroid disease or an autoimmune condition.  Show them a little love this season with a gift or stocking stuffer that will lift their spirit and help them feel better.  A gift that shows you understand what they’re going…

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