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November 30, 2020
iodine

How Can Iodine Be Helpful For Your Thyroid?

We have discussed before the exact role that iodine plays in your overall health. But, the most important thing is ensuring that you’re getting it in the exact right amounts.
November 23, 2020

Podcast – New Treatment for Thyroid Nodules with Dr. Marisol Teijeiro ND

By the age of 60, half of the American women grow at least a single thyroid nodule. While 90% of them are benign, the symptoms and the possibility of them being precursors to cancer require medical treatment. Dr. Marisol Teijeiro ND joins us in understanding thyroid nodules and the medical mystic of Castor Oil.
November 16, 2020
supplements

What are the Absolute Best Supplements for Hashimoto’s Disease?

Recently, I received an important question that inspired something of a deep dive. It went like this: “Hi, Dr. C., I’m desperate to lower my thyroid antibodies, lose weight, and feel better. What would be the ultimate list of supplements to help?”
November 9, 2020

Podcast – Low TSH Levels From a New Angle with Dr. Brittany Henderson

We’ve discussed the topic of low TSH levels on the podcast before, and I’ve shared with you my own perspective and the testimonials of healthy patients with varying TSH levels. Too commonly misdiagnosed as a pituitary disease or thyroid hormone resistance, low TSH levels can play a major role in the struggle to overcome sleep disturbances, weight loss or low energy levels.
November 2, 2020
thyroid disease

Is A Paleo or Vegan Diet Better (Or Worse) For Thyroid Disease?

One of your most asked questions is about different diets, specifically for thyroid disease, and how effective they can be for your thyroid health. So I sat down and I researched it, for 2 YEARS. What I discovered is so important for your thyroid, that I wrote the Thyroid Reset […]
November 30, 2020
iodine

How Can Iodine Be Helpful For Your Thyroid?

We have discussed before the exact role that iodine plays in your overall health. But, the most important thing is ensuring that you’re getting it in the exact right amounts.
November 16, 2020
supplements

What are the Absolute Best Supplements for Hashimoto’s Disease?

Recently, I received an important question that inspired something of a deep dive. It went like this: “Hi, Dr. C., I’m desperate to lower my thyroid antibodies, lose weight, and feel better. What would be the ultimate list of supplements to help?”
November 2, 2020
thyroid disease

Is A Paleo or Vegan Diet Better (Or Worse) For Thyroid Disease?

One of your most asked questions is about different diets, specifically for thyroid disease, and how effective they can be for your thyroid health. So I sat down and I researched it, for 2 YEARS. What I discovered is so important for your thyroid, that I wrote the Thyroid Reset […]
October 19, 2020
magnesium

Eating To Improve Your Magnesium Levels

Magnesium deficiency is a real problem. We’ve seen data from the NIH saying that 68% of Americans are deficient in magnesium. When we have numbers like these, it’s critical that we figure out ways to combat magnesium deficiency — especially through our diet.
October 5, 2020
thyroid

A Brief History of Thyroid Disease and Natural Thyroid Medication

Today, I want to share with you a quick run-through of the history of thyroid disease and thyroid treatments. That’s because I think it’s always helpful to know why we have the various conundrums, debates, and conflicts we have in medicine.
October 5, 2020
thyroid

A Brief History of Thyroid Disease and Natural Thyroid Medication

Today, I want to share with you a quick run-through of the history of thyroid disease and thyroid treatments. That’s because I think it’s always helpful to know why we have the various conundrums, debates, and conflicts we have in medicine.
August 10, 2020

The Iodine Controversy

Why in the world is iodine controversial? The funny thing is that it’s not. Except for within natural medicine. In today’s article, I wanted to explain why there are contrasting views. I’ll explain where these ideas came from, what their core claims are, and we’ll talk through the evidence on […]
June 15, 2020

Should You Be Taking A Probiotic Every Day?

If you were putting together a list of all the things you should take every day, the best suggestion is to make that list as short as possible. That’s because, if you make the criteria too lax about the things you take, you will soon be taking a whole lot […]
April 13, 2020
stress response

COVID-19 Stress Reduction

As things are changing, and changing rapidly, I wanted to make a point of checking in with you from time to time to help assess your health. One of these things worth assessing is the state of your adrenals, and how things might be changing during this pandemic.
April 12, 2020

Bonus 5 a Day Recipe

Special note: Tomorrow is the last day to join us for the metabolism challenge. We are not selling anything. I’m trying to get you to join because I believe the most important thing you can do right now is to get healthy and shed any extra inches. It seems that […]
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
eosinophilic esophagitis

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.
March 5, 2018
adrenal fatigue

Is SIBO a real condition?

Do you have SIBO? Have you heard about it? I set out to write a simple guide about which diet would help SIBO the most. Once I got started on the science, something entirely different emerged. Please take a deep breath and sit down. Trust me, you’re in for a […]
December 4, 2017

The 12 Days of Christianson are here!

July 27, 2020
turmeric

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

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

April 13, 2020

Chicken Apple Salad

This is a lower fat, and healthier version of chicken salad. You can use canned chicken, or leftover grilled chicken. You can use this chicken salad with carbs like: rice, quinoa, or even a homemade sourdough bread.
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