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RHR: The Root Cause of Thyroid Disorders, with Izabella Wentz
Hashimoto’s is the most common cause of thyroid disorders in the nation—and it can cause disruptive symptoms well before a conventional doctor would make a diagnosis or offer treatment. And that’s where the functional approach...
March 29, 2019
Iodine for Hypothyroidism: Crucial Nutrient or Harmful Toxin?
Note: This article originally published in July 2010, was updated in 2018 to include recent research. The original iodine/selenium discussion still stands.
June 19, 2018
RHR: Why Your “Normal” Thyroid Lab Results May Not Be Normal
When lab results for thyroid function come back as “normal,” it’s easy to assume that everything is functioning well. However, there are several different reasons these results can be misleading.
June 12, 2018
The Dark Side of Green Smoothies
The green smoothie fad has taken the world by storm, but these drinks have a dark side that people aren’t aware of. Learn about why these beverages may not be conducive to optimal health.
March 13, 2018
High Cholesterol? CVD Risk? It Might Be Your Thyroid
Do you have high cholesterol? Are you concerned about your heart health? Get your thyroid tested. Thyroid hormones play a major role in lipid metabolism and are one of the major causes of high cholesterol.
February 13, 2018
Your Gut Microbes and Your Thyroid: What’s the Connection?
Many factors influence thyroid function and research suggests that gut health may be a key player. Learn how healing your gut can improve your thyroid.
March 23, 2016
RHR: Subclinical Hypothyroidism—What You Need to Know
In this podcast Dr. Amy Nett and I will discuss the thyroid physiology behind subclinical hypothyroidism and its clinical consequences.
October 15, 2015
The Roundup
Here is The Roundup, Edition 53, bringing you the best health research, news and paleo recipes from around the web from the past two weeks!
May 11, 2015
5 Steps to Personalizing Your Autoimmune Paleo Protocol
The Autoimmune Paleo Diet is a fantastic way to start seeing improvement in autoimmune symptoms, but not everyone needs to be on this diet indefinitely. Here’s five major steps to personalizing your Autoimmune Paleo Diet.
January 23, 2015