Did you know thyroid function links to skin, hair, hormonal, gut, mood and weight condition?!
1 in 10 adults suffers from thyroid disorder and most of them are unaware of their condition, thyroid is also under control of pituitary gland and hypothalamus, they work as the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid axis. For nourishing these master glands and maintaining Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's or under active thyroid, the following nutrients and foods can be your major companions:
- High dose of Omega 3: Salmon (vegan and vegetarian should go for Algae since fish source omega 3 from algae) Sprouted Seeds, Flaxseed, Hempseed
- Vitamin B12 : Chlorella
- Vitamin D & E : Hempseed, Eggs, Nuts, Legumes
- Rich Protein : Spirulina , Quinoa
- 3 nutrient combo : Selenium, Iodine, Vitamin (mentioned as above)
- Adaptogenic Herbs : Ginseng (helps heals gut issue which would benefits on healing thyroid) Ashwagandha, Rhodiola, Holy Basil, Eleuthero, Shizandra, bitter foods, licorice, holy basil
- Detoxifying Herbs : Parsley, Milk Thistle, Turmeric, Shilajit, Cilantro, Broccoli Seed (they are all good for removing heavy metals / toxins from our bodies
- Medicinal Mushrooms : Reishi, Lions Mane, Cordyceps, Chaga
- Probiotics : Fermented Food such as Kefir, Kimchi, Sauerkraut, Miso ( 75 % or all thyroid patients have leaky gut, particularly -bacillus genus would be beneficial, tho, please watch sodium intake on consumption from Miso
- Fatty Acids : Unrefined coconut Oil , Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs)
Food To Eliminate Or Avoid
- Refined Sugar
- Cow's milk / dairy
- Too much Carbohydrates
- Heavy Metal / Mercury
- Processed and Artificial Additives
PITUITARY & THYROID BOOSTING SMOOTHIE
This Boosting Smoothie is a great nourishing and detoxifying healer to provide the nutrient that you need from above and HEY it curbs sugar cravings without nasties, so eat what serves you.
1 Banana (fresh or frozen)
5 Brazil Nuts
300ml Unsweetened Coconut Milk ( or almond milk )*
2 Tablespoons Raw Cocoa Powder / Cocoa Nibs
2 Tablespoons Hemp Seeds
2 opened capsules Herbalore Catalyst Gold
1. Blend all ingredients except for the brazil nuts and cocoa nibs.
2. Blend until a smooth form, add brazil nuts and cocoa nibs in the blender and blend till your desired texture.
*Certified Organic or home grown ingredients are recommended due to the choice of pesticide was used in the farm. Majority of pesticide bring different harmfulness to our nerve system and endocrine system
** Please make sure it does not contain emulsifier.
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