Vitamin B2 for Thyroid Health

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Next up: Vitamin B2 aka riboflavin! *This post is not a substitute for medical advice* A little factoid for you all: riboflavin is what gives urine the yellow color when you take your B complex or multivitamin. In general, I do not think of ribofavin as critical for thyroid health, but it is much needed […]

Thyroid Prenatal Nutrition

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Part 2: Thyroid Prenatal Nutrition and Health My previous post addressed the pre-conception time period, and this post is dedicated to all things pregnancy! Thoughts on thyroid health during pregnancy, and if there is anything special to be done for nutrition during pregnancy. *This post is not a substitute for medical advice* Basic Nutrition Anyone […]

Zinc for Thyroid Health

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Today I will be talking all about the mineral, zinc! What does zinc do in the body? Zinc¬†acts as a cofactor for over 100 different enzymes. If you don’t have enough zinc, certain body processes that require those enzyme functions will not work as well. For example, zinc is needed for proper thyroid hormone production. […]

Oil of Oregano

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I have recently become interested in oil of oregano for its touted anti-parasitic and possible healing properties. The only negative is that there are no double blind, placebo-controlled human studies that have been performed on its uses. However, there is still some research out there that may help guide us in the right direction. I […]