Are Goitrogens, Soy and Iodine OK for Hashimoto’s?

Are Goitrogens, Soy and Iodine OK for Hashimoto’s?

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease that destroys thyroid cells by inflammation and antibody immune processes. It is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in developed countries. But in contrast, worldwide, the most common cause of hypothyroidism is an inadequate dietary intake of iodine. Goitrogens: friend or foe? Goitrogens are foods that interfere with thyroid…

1 thing you can do for your Immune system!

#1 Thing you can do for your Immune System!

What does our hormone balance and immune system have in common? Probably more than you think! I’d even say they have everything in common as both systems share the same operating system: the gut microbiome. Summer has arrived and we are learning to navigate the post-quarantine ‘new normal’. We can meet up with friends, go…

Acupuncture 101 An Overview of Acupuncture Theory and Styles

Acupuncture 101: An Overview of Acupuncture Theory and Styles

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient form of healthcare that originated in China at least 2,500 years ago. It has been practiced throughout the Asian world for many centuries. Acupuncture has been accepted into the Western mainstream culture since the 1970’s and is currently soaring in popularity throughout many parts of the Western hemisphere.