Hypothyroidism is the kind of disease that carries a bit of mystery with it. If you’ve been diagnosed with hypothyroidism by now you have figured out that by merely taking a pill isn’t going address all the other aches and pains your experiencing. Hypothyroidism does have a root cause. Once you start to address these underlying issues only then can your body can start heal but 1st what are you addressing exactly?
Your body is an awesome design but there is a complex balance between everything. It’s like a domino. One thing in your body that is overworked can cause a major shift in how things operate. Sometimes we have to do a little pruning of the branches, in order for the tree to be healthy again. There is not one size fits all.
See we have to get your thyroid isn’t working properly it can wreck havoc on your life. Your thyroid is responsible for so many things. it regulates your metabolism, makes energy, adjusts your mood, helps you sleep, even helps aid in good digestion but your see this is where you come into play. Like anything else in life you get back what you give. Start today following these tips and you will start healing your thyroid naturally.
You have to be in charge of your health.
- Go Gluten free
Gluten causes an autoimmune reaction. Research has shown a link between wheat allergies and thyroid disease. One of the most important things to do is avoid gluten, a sticky protein found in wheat, barley, rye, spelt, triticale, semolina, and durham (and sometimes oats, when they’re contaminated with wheat). According to the authors of Dangerous Grains (different book now), half of the US population may be intolerant to gluten. Gluten destroys the villi (projectiles that help with food absorption) in the lining of the gut, so that large particles of food now enter the bloodstream and cause allergies–or remain in the gut and ferment, causing Candida overgrowth. The sticky gluten protein molecule resembles that of the thyroid gland! No wonder the body learns to attack its own tissue. I think everyone should get off gluten, because even so-called “normal” people take a day or two to get back to normal after ingesting gluten.
2. Increase your healthy fats intake
3. Reduce or eliminate your caffeine & sugar intake
4. Eat more Nutrient Dense Foods
Think about what you’re putting in your body. Either you’re fighting disease or feeding disease. You must get a concept of nutrient density. Many of the foods we tend to eat, block nutrients from being absorbed. Gluten, dairy and soy products create inflammation in the digestive tract. In ancient times grains were prepared by soaking, sprouting and fermenting but that tradition in making them been long forgotten with our fast-paced culture. If you have inflammation in the digestive system undigested proteins leak into the blood stream creating a heightened immune reaction that often makes your thyroid issues worse and can lead to a leaky gut which causes other problems.
- Cooked Cruciferous vegetables (Limit this to no more than 2x per week)
- Fermented foods
- Fatty fish (e.g., wild-caught salmon trout, tuna and mackerel. )
- Chicken and Turkey (organic hormone & Antibiotic free)
- Grass Fed Beef
- leafy greens
- Nitrate free bacon
- Nuts, such as walnuts and almonds
- Seeds, such as pumpkin, chia and flax
- Coconut Flour, Almond Flour and hemp seeds
- Chia Seeds
- Kelp and seaweed
- Celtic or Himalayan sea salt
- Low carb/ Low-glycemic fruits and vegetables
- gluten free oats
- sesame seeds
- coconut oil
- organic butter (preferably Grass fed)
- Bone Broth
- Eggs: Look for pastured or omega-3 whole eggs. (if you don’t have a food allergy)
- Cheese: Unprocessed cheese (cheddar, goat, cream, blue or mozzarella).
- Fish oil (EPA/DHA) ( omega 3)
- Vitamin B Complex
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin D3
- Ancient Nutrition- Bone Broth Collagen Loaded with Bone Broth Co-Factors
5. AVOID SOY
You must be confused about soy as so much has been said about this little bean. Well, if you have a thyroid condition, it’s likely that your hormonal health overall has been compromised. It’s best to void soy as it elevates the estrogen levels.
Food to avoid: tofu, soymilk, soy lecithin (used as fillers in f.eg veggie burgers), and soy oil.
Fermented soy like miso and tempeh are OK though. Always pick non-GMO (non-genetically modified) and MSG-free miso and tempeh)
6. Start practicing YOGA
Yoga can stimulate and support the entire endocrine system and not over stress your adrenal gland which can raise your cortisol levels and add fat around your waist.
7. Foods to Avoid
calcium enriched anything within 4 hours of your thyroid medication
If you would like to learn more steps to help nurture your Thyroid back to health please check out my blog 21 Tips To start Naturally Start Healing Your Thyroid.
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