Posts Tagged ‘weight’

Nutrition for Those With Graves Disease


Nutrition for those who suffer from Graves disease is vital, as with any chronic disease. Graves is an autoimmune disease and the main cause of hyperthyroidism, due to antibodies attacking your thyroid gland causing it to produce more thyroid hormone than your body needs. In this article by Andrea Aguilar, posted on the Michigan State…

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How Your Weight Affects Your Cancer Risk

Your Weight and Your Cancer Risk

Your weight has the ability to predict your future health. A study shows that excess body fat elevates insulin levels, promotes inflammation and alters sex hormones like estrogen and progesterone, all of which are factors that have been linked to a heightened likelihood of cancer. After smoking, obesity is the biggest preventable cause of cancer.…

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Fibromyalgia: Are You At Risk?

Fibromyalgia is a disease that many health care professionals have assumed is all in your head. Even though there are now medications and therapies that can help with the symptoms, very little research has been done to find the cause. So, what can you do to help prevent this debilitating disease? Here are nine possible…

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Improve Your Thyroid For Weight Loss

Weight Loss

If you have hypothyroidism, you probably have had problems controling your weight. It seems you can just look at certain foods and gain 5 pounds. I know there are some with low thyroid function that do not have weight issues, but far more struggle with weight gain that seems impossible to lose. Below are 10 Tips to get your thyroid…

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