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November 29, 2022

How Exercise Increases Your Energy Levels

What are the scientific benefits of exercising on things like your mental health or energy levels? In this article, I’ll walk you through some of the researched benefits, as well as how to implement some healthy and sustainable exercises into your daily routine.
November 22, 2022

How Do Iodine Levels Affect Breastfeeding?

Looking for some iodine during pregnancy guidelines? Are you specifically concerned about an iodine deficiency during breastfeeding? In this article, I want to clear up some common questions and concerns when it comes to the topic of iodine levels and breastfeeding.
November 19, 2022

What is the Link between Iodine and Women’s Health?

The importance of iodine for breast health cannot be understated. Iodine is a unique and extremely complex nutrient, and the amounts needed in the body need to be carefully regulated – or else you might run the risk of causing some serious damage.
October 30, 2022

Finding the Right Balance of Iodine in Pregnancy

If you are planning to get pregnant, you know that your diet is critical for a healthy baby. Consuming the right balance of nutrients and avoiding harmful habits become even more important.
October 23, 2022

What if weight loss doesn’t work? with Diane Lawrence

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.
November 22, 2022

How Do Iodine Levels Affect Breastfeeding?

Looking for some iodine during pregnancy guidelines? Are you specifically concerned about an iodine deficiency during breastfeeding? In this article, I want to clear up some common questions and concerns when it comes to the topic of iodine levels and breastfeeding.
November 19, 2022

What is the Link between Iodine and Women’s Health?

The importance of iodine for breast health cannot be understated. Iodine is a unique and extremely complex nutrient, and the amounts needed in the body need to be carefully regulated – or else you might run the risk of causing some serious damage.
October 30, 2022

Finding the Right Balance of Iodine in Pregnancy

If you are planning to get pregnant, you know that your diet is critical for a healthy baby. Consuming the right balance of nutrients and avoiding harmful habits become even more important.
September 20, 2022

Protection Against Radioactive Iodine

Hi Dr. C, “I’ve been following the Thyroid Reset Diet and I’m almost off of my thyroid meds. My friend said I should take iodine in case we are exposed to radiation from Ukraine but I don’t know if I should?” Sharon
September 7, 2022

Too Little Iodine?

Someone just DM’d me a question on Instagram: “Hi Dr. C, what are the symptoms of too little iodine?” I’ve talked a lot about the dangers of too much iodine for those prone to thyroid disease. The data is clear. Iodine is not ‘bad’, our bodies need it. Yet the […]
July 4, 2022

Benefits of L-Citrulline

L-Citrulline (Citrulline malate) is an amino acid that has been shown to improve energy levels, exercise capacity, blood sugar regulation, erectile function, cardiac health, and cancer risk. This article will explain its role in the human body and share evidence about its benefits.
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 Should You Heal 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 heal first, my adrenal or my thyroid?
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).
March 28, 2019

Surprising Dangers Of 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 7, 2017

Never soak your beans again! 4 surprising reasons

Before you start soaking your next batch of beans, I want to talk to you about some of the reasons why you might want to avoid it. There are some pretty surprising, and some pretty shocking reasons why soaking your beans simply does not do the trick. So, let’s get […]
July 31, 2017

How to know which appliance makes the most radiation

Can microwaves make recipes even better, both for taste and nutrients, you are about to find out. Over the years, I have seen so much conversation about the harmful effects of radiation – and how your appliances might be at fault. Is your microwave as dangerous as it has been […]
July 28, 2017

Eggs: Incredible or Inedible?

Eggs – how much do we really know about them? It’s about time that we dug into the science, and really discovered what it means to eat eggs. Join me on this journey, and will scour the science and find the truth – for your benefit. Are you ready to […]
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 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.
April 11, 2020

Sauteed Brussel Sprouts

If you can find brussel sprouts in your local stores right now, this is a great side dish that works with any type of protein; beef, poultry, soy, or fish.
March 23, 2020

Fast and Easy Chili

We used lean ground turkey. Any ground meat or meat substitute can work. You have lots of options with the beans as well. Kidney beans are classic but most times are fine. Besides black beans, pintos, garbanzos, and northern beans are great in this dish.