20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease.* Worldwide, prevalence is high in many countries, including approximately 850,000 in Australia. Most individuals have hypothyroid, including Hashimoto’s autoimmune disease, which is the focus of this blog post. Hypothyroid means your thyroid gland is underactive (as opposed to the less common hyperthyroid, an overactive gland). Women […]
If you have an underactive thyroid or take thyroid medication, chances are you have a lot of unanswered questions about the best diet to follow*. With 20 million Americans suffering from some form of thyroid disease, and as many as 60% unaware of their condition, you’re certainly not alone. The internet can be a minefield […]
An underactive thyroid condition occurs when the thyroid gland fails to produce sufficient amounts of thyroid hormone that regulates the body’s metabolism. Symptoms can include weight gain, tiredness, depression, poor concentration, dry skin and constipation. If untreated this will cause difficulty in losing weight but by improving you diet and eating a rainbow this problem can significantly improve.