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Why low vitamin d can make the immune system attack your thyroid

Vitamin D was thought, years ago, to be important just for the health and metabolism of bones. In recent years, it has been established that [...]

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Why blueberries are one of my favorite fruits for healthy thyroid and optimal weight loss

For people who engage in a weight loss program, they need to be aware that many fruits can promote weight gain and even weight loss [...]

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Gluten sensitivity may lead to neurological problems

Patients affected by autoimmune thyroid disease such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are at a higher risk for having gluten sensitivity and even celiac disease. Intolerance to [...]

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Benefits and safety of selenium supplementation

Selenium is a trace element that has potent antioxidant properties in the body, and is essential for optimal thyroid health, immune system health, and optimal [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Selenium, Thyroid Health|Tags: |Comments Off on Benefits and safety of selenium supplementation

Gut bacteria can promote insulin resistance and slow metabolism

Among the many factors that can promote insulin resistance, weight gain and even obesity, abnormal bacterial growth in the gut is clearly a very common [...]

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Why is selenium so important for the health of your thyroid, your immune system, and for optimal metabolism

Selenium, which is a metalloid, is involved in many crucial functions that take place in the body. It is found in trace amounts in the [...]

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