Low iron—and more specifically, low ferritin (iron storage protein)—is common in the hypothyroid / Hashimoto’s and also hair loss / alopecia communities. Let’s look at this root cause contributor, including issues people can have with absorption.
The nervous system of an empathic person may operate differently and they can run a high risk of burnout and increased physical and emotional health concerns. If you’re highly sensitive, here’s how to protect yourself and your wellbeing.
If you’re having a difficult time getting in a workout (or getting up off of the couch), I have a quick – and FUN – way to get started. I have a history of exercising and it took me by surprise…
As popularity in the Paleo (short for Paleolithic) diet has grown, so have questions from my clients about its merits. Many of my clients are nutritionally savvy – they’ve done a lot of their own research on hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s, and adrenal fatigue, and come to me to help them sort out the contradictions and confusion and give them a supportive program with which they can start putting one foot in front of the other. And there is a lot of confusion about the benefits of going Paleo.
While statistics on beverage consumption vary considerably, it’s inarguable that Americans consume vastly more soft drinks than any other country. It’s no coincidence that we also suffer from the highest rates of obesity, heart disease, and Type II diabetes, all of which are exacerbated by excessive sugar intake.
Spices are packed with disease-fighting compounds and although unproven and largely uninvestigated by modern Western medicine, the nutritional value of spices continues to intrigue and benefit those willing to explore their unique properties.