Naturally Nourished Episode 23: Boosting your Thyroid with food-as-medicine

April 20, 2016

Do you suspect that you have thyroid dysfunction due to changes in your metabolism, energy, sleep patterns or experiencing hair loss? If so or you been diagnosed with hashimotos thyroiditis, hyperthyroid orhypothyroid, tune in to hear how you can restore your thyroid function with food-as-medicine!

You may have heard about the importance of your thyroid gland, in fact the thyroid gland controls the way you metabolize food, the way you use energy, lose and gain weight, how well or poorly you sleep, and much, much more. In this episode, Ali’s talks about how to support your thyroid to boost your metabolism and balance your body! Common symptoms of thyroid disorder include: constipation, depression, enlarged gland, fatigue, joint stiffness, muscle weakness, sensitivity to cold, swelling, weight gain, dry/rough skin, and dry/loss of hair, brittle nails, anxiety, insomnia, infertility and more! 

Often times, patients are misdiagnosed and the root cause of the issue is overlooked. Tune in to hear Ali’s functional medicine approach to addressing imbalance from lab testing to which foods are important to incorporate or avoid! 

Also in this episode:

  • Clinical markers and what they mean including: T4, T3,TSH, Anti-TOP, Anti-TG, and more!
  • The HPA axis and auto-immune connection
  • Foods that boost thyroid function
  • A Thyroid Boosting Recipe!

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