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June 27, 2022

Top 7 Questions About Thyroid Antibodies

The awareness of thyroid disease is at an all time high. Most people who see functional medicine practitioners are given full screens for thyroid disease and many of them end up with positive antibodies. These people are often not sure what these antibodies mean to their thyroid function or general […]
June 20, 2022

Butyrate for Gut Health

Many have come to realize that a healthy body depends on a healthy gut. We now know that the intestinal flora regulates the immune system and has a role to play in every part of the body. In the early days of research on gut flora, it seemed that the […]
June 13, 2022

How to Know if You Have Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid nodules are important because they are usually the first sign of thyroid cancer. Among all cancer types including breast, uterine, and colorectal, none are increasing as fast as thyroid cancer. The best thing you can do to lower your risk is to find out if you have thyroid nodules […]
June 6, 2022

What are the best thyroid levels? with Dr. Katie Rothwell

Are we to always base the prognosis on charts? Can we still reverse the disease? These are the questions that are digging into our minds. Let us know why “the results are not always linear”, the relationship of our weight to our thyroid function, and let’s learn “the creative ways to do better” with our thyroid issues.
June 27, 2022

Top 7 Questions About Thyroid Antibodies

The awareness of thyroid disease is at an all time high. Most people who see functional medicine practitioners are given full screens for thyroid disease and many of them end up with positive antibodies. These people are often not sure what these antibodies mean to their thyroid function or general […]
June 20, 2022

Butyrate for Gut Health

Many have come to realize that a healthy body depends on a healthy gut. We now know that the intestinal flora regulates the immune system and has a role to play in every part of the body. In the early days of research on gut flora, it seemed that the […]
June 13, 2022

How to Know if You Have Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid nodules are important because they are usually the first sign of thyroid cancer. Among all cancer types including breast, uterine, and colorectal, none are increasing as fast as thyroid cancer. The best thing you can do to lower your risk is to find out if you have thyroid nodules […]
May 23, 2022

Perchlorate in Your Water

Thyroid function is back in recent news. In March of 2022, the EPA chose not to regulate perchlorate levels in drinking water. Current evidence shows that 16 million Americans may be exposed to unsafe amounts of it. Perchlorate is a known disruptor of thyroid function.
April 18, 2022

Best Protein for Thyroid Disease

Many people with thyroid disease have come to realize the importance of a diet rich in protein. Yet there’s a great deal of confusion as to what type of protein is best when considering protein supplements.
April 11, 2022

Which Comes First, Your Adrenals or Your Thyroid?

Hi Dr. C, I’m excited to start the Thyroid Reset Diet, but my functional medicine practitioner said I have to treat adrenals before thyroid. I thought it was the other way around? Which should I do first?
March 14, 2022

Thyroid Daily: A Thyroid-Specific Multivitamin That Works

Recently, we’ve been rolling out an entirely new line of thyroid-specific supplements for people to enjoy. The one I want to profile today for you is called “Thyroid Daily,” and it is absolutely one of my favorites. Why? Let me explain…
February 28, 2022

Adrenal Energy: A Supplement To Get Your Adrenals Humming

If you are tired or have been generally concerned about your adrenals, then Adrenal Energy is a good fit for you. The normal dosage is two capsules each morning (with breakfast).
February 21, 2022

The Perfect Blend: Thyroid Daily, Omega Pure, and Calcium Magnesium

When it comes to thyroid-specific formulations, it all comes down to ensuring you can have the right mix. That way, you’re not getting too much of one thing and not enough of another, everything is in sync and you’re getting exactly what you need.
March 28, 2019

Update – Surprising Danger About Bentonite Clay

Is bentonite clay safe? Can bentonite clay cause cancer? I have heard many people share how bentonite clay has helped their digestion and skin symptoms. It seemed plausible to me at first, but I had never really thought about it.
September 24, 2018

Do You Have Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Do you have eosinophilic esophagitis? Or, maybe you have suspected you have it? If you think you do, or need to be sure, let me give you a clearer understanding of what it is all about (and what you can do to be sure you have it).
August 27, 2018

Should You Be Afraid Of “Clean Meat”?

Have you heard the “second agricultural revolution”? This is an idea that is super important to me. It could even completely change the world. Let’s dive into an era of clean meat.
December 4, 2017

The 12 Days of Christianson are here!

October 16, 2017

Are Medications “Hall Passes” or “Lottery Tickets”?

You might have been told that taking pills to lower your blood pressure, your blood sugar, or your cholesterol helps to protect you against harm. Those who have high cholesterol have higher risks for heart disease, those with high blood pressure have more stroke risk, and those with high blood […]
January 25, 2021

Is Ginger A Problem If You Have Thyroid Disease?

I recently got a really great question about the use of ginger for cooking, and what relationship ginger shares with your thyroid overall. If you were ever curious or concerned about whether or not you should be cooking with ginger, this discussion is for you.
July 27, 2020

The Truth About Turmeric: In Your Diet, As A Supplement, And For Your Best Health

Today, let’s talk all about turmeric. Did you know there has been a lot of new data coming out about it?
April 20, 2020

One Pot Roast & Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 beef roast (2-3 lbs.) fat trimmed off 1 medium onion, cut into chunks 3 celery stalks, cut into 3-inch pieces 3-4 large carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces, or 1 can of canned carrots
April 19, 2020

Steel Cut Oat Risotto

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup – steel-cut oats 1 Medium onion, diced 3 cups – chicken broth 1 Clove garlic – crushed
April 15, 2020

Pineapple Shrimp