Iodine Deficiency-Is Your Thyroid Suffering?

Do you an iodine deficiency? You are probably wondering “how do I know?” The first clues are you’re very sensitive to cold, tired all the time, plus you are gaining weight! The reason is that your thyroid needs iodine to produce hormones. Those thyroid hormones regulate your metabolism so if you are having problems losing…

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Iodized Salt and Iodine: Are You Deficient?

This post on the different ways to get enough iodine in our diets was one of my most popular posts: Iodized salt and iodine are critical to maintaining good thyroid health, not to mention overall good health. But is iodized salt the only way to get adequate amounts of iodine in our diet? Our thyroids…

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Why Dairy Milk Is So Important for Women

Dairy milk is a beverage that many of us avoid due to the fact we have trouble digesting the sugar that is found in dairy products. Many experience so much discomfort from dairy that they opt for other types of milk. However, many women who do drink other forms of milk need to be aware…

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Iodine Deficiency

Iodine deficiency has increased more than fourfold, with nearly 74 percent of normal, “healthy” adults thought to no longer consume enough of this important element. Iodine is a fairly rare element in nature. While it’s found in large quantities in the ocean and is present in soil, it’s very low in many places around the…

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