Effects of Chlorine on Your Thyroid

Although systems are available to clean our water by ultraviolet radiation and ozonation, Municipalities around the world continue to add chlorine to treatment facilities, at entry point, in an effort to remove toxins from the water supply. One of the many health issues associated with chlorine is it displaces the iodine in the thyroid gland. The book, Prescription for Nutritional Healing by James F. Balch, M.D. and Phyllis A. Balch, C.N.C. states: "Chlorine, fluoride, and iodine are chemically related. Chlorine and fluoride block iodine … Read More →

Health Benefits of Cranberries

Cranberries have been enjoyed for centuries in Europe, Asia and America. They have been used medicinally for wounds, because of the anti bacterial properties. Native Americans used cranberries to help reduce aches and pains. Health Benefits of Cranberries Cranberries have 5 types of phytonutrients and the interesting thing is that they act as a potent synergistic group, which means that isolated they don't offer the same health benefits. This fruit is rich in vitamin C, has fiber, manganese and vitamin … Read More →

Kelp & Benefits

Benefits of Seaweed Kelp benefits come from the multiple nutrients it contains. This seaweed is packed with more than 60 minerals, elements and amino acids. But one of the key elements in kelp and, which makes it perfect for treating hypothyroidism, is iodine. Iodine is required by the body to form thyroid hormone. What's more Kelp has long been used as a treatment for hypothyroidism, even before it was understood that the iodine played a role. Kelp may also be … Read More →

Halogens that disrupt thyroid function

Have you ever heard of a free car day? This is a day when only public and official transportation is allowed to transit the city. Well, Bogota has the the largest car-free weekday in the world! And it happened yesterday. It was very nice to circulate through the city, which most of the time has a very hectic and somewhat chaotic traffic. And it was good too to be able to breathe a much cleaner air Anyhoo, after a tranquil … Read More →

Milk: Is it good for hypothyroidism?

One of the beverages I’ve never liked is milk… I remember that my parents made me drink it when I was little because it was an important food in my family and culture in general, and that I’d hold my breath while swallowing it down quickly to avoid tasting it fully. The consumption of milk by humans seems to be getting more and more controversial every day and recently we got questions about it: Is milk good for people with … Read More →

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