Thyroid Health

Could Kale Cause Thyroid Problems?

Thursday Feb 19 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Is it possible that too much kale could be bad for you? American novelist Edna Ferber was quoted as saying, “Perhaps too much of anything is as bad ... more »

Thyroid Problems Becoming More Common: 3 Blood Tests to Take

Friday Jan 23 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

There is no reason for people with thyroid imbalance to go undiagnosed. There’s a lot of concern about thyroid health. There should be! It’s a ... more »

Iodine—The Most Misunderstood Micronutrient

Friday Aug 8 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Earth’s oceans are the main repositories of iodine, and nowhere is iodine as highly concentrated as in seaweed. Have you ever wondered what nutrient ... more »

Your Health On Plastics: Endocrine Disruptors in Your Body & the Environment

Friday Mar 28 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Even if it says “BPA-free,” might your plastic containers contain hormone-altering phthalates? Endocrine disruptors are a class of ... more »

Radiation Protection: Broccoli and Red Wine May Increase Survival from Exposure

Friday Dec 20 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Compounds in broccoli may help protect body cells from radiation exposure. The 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster catapulted radiation concerns to center ... more »

15 Natural Tips to Protect from Radiation When Flying

Monday Aug 19 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

High altitudes expose you to more radiation. Is there any way to reduce the health risks? The government has introduced new advanced imaging scanners ... more »

4 Steps to Keep Hair Luxurious and Strong, Naturally

Friday Feb 22 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

If your hair is thinning or falling out, here are some natural ways to reinforce strength and vitality. “Doctor, my hair is thin and falling out. ... more »

Test Your Hormones: Which One is Best?

Friday Jan 11 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

When checking your hormone levels, is a blood test always best? There are three bodily fluids used for measuring hormone levels: blood, urine, and ... more »

Iodine—Are You Getting Enough? Many Americans Aren’t

Friday Dec 21 2012 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

If you’re not getting enough iodine, you may have symptoms similar to those that come with thyroid disorders. Have you ever wondered what ... more »

Is a Low-Carb Diet Bad for Your Thyroid? : Guest Author Dr. Cate Shanahan

Thursday Jul 5 2012 | by Dr. Cate Shanahan

You’re trying to cut back on carbs, but you end up feeling starved and exhausted. What’s going on? If you struggle with fatigue or ... more »

This Food Could Destroy Your Thyroid : Exclusive Renegade Health Interview

Tuesday Dec 13 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Don’t worry, avocados will not destroy the thyroid. (Thank goodness…) If you liked yesterday’s interview (here), you’re going ... more »

What Really Is The Difference Between Natural and Synthetic Hormones? : Exclusive Renegade Health Interview

Monday Dec 12 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

I’m really excited to bring you a new two part interview series today… About two weeks ago, I interviewed Dr. David Brownstein who is an ... more »

Where to Get Plant Based Protein, Plus Thyroid and B12 Questions Answered : Q & A with Dr. J.E. Williams

Wednesday Nov 23 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Even if something is labeled ‘natural,’ do not assume that the producer has your best interest, or the planet’s, in mind. Always read ... more »

Do You Have a Sluggish Thyriod? Here’s How You Can Find Out! : Exclusive Article by Dr. J. E. Williams

Saturday Sep 24 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

This photo has no relation to the article that I can think of, but it’s pretty awesome, huh? Resident Medical Authority: J. E. Williams, OMD, ... more »

What’s The Best Source of Iodine, Best Calcium for Bone Health and More : Renegade Health Q & A

Friday Sep 16 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Greens not only look amazing, but they’re loaded with bone supporting minerals. There’s been a lot of talk about food policy this ... more »

The Best of The Renegade Health Show: Raw Cruciferous Vegetable Controversy

Friday Sep 9 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Ahh… Should you eat cruciferous vegetables or not. Should you eat them with a fox? Could you, would you in a box? (I think it goes like ... more »

Why Am I Getting Fat on the Raw Food Diet? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Aug 24 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

While this nut pate looks delicious, eating just a little… not the whole tray might be better for you in the long run. I know… It’s ... more »

Does Vinegar Damage Your Thyroid? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Thursday Jul 28 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

No vinegar in this cart… no because of thyroid issues though, we already have some at home. LOL! Last week I talked about spinach and the ... more »

How Badly Will Spinach Interfere with a Sluggish Thyroid? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #867

Monday Jul 18 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

In this video, you’ll find out if spinach and it’s oxalic acid content is something to be concerned about if you have low or sluggish ... more »

Does Soy Interfere with a Healthy Thyroid (Thyroid Health Q & A) : An Exlusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Wednesday Jul 6 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

An estimated 13% of the population is deficient in iodine. For these people, thyroid function can be disrupted by eating high doses of soy ... more »

The Thyroid – Diet Connection : An Exclusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Wednesday Jun 22 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Iodine is a key food for a healthy thyroid. For vegetarians, kelp is the most common vegetable seafood and a rich source of the essential ... more »

Three Easy Ways to Test Your Thyroid : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Thursday May 12 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

I wonder if cats have sluggish thyroids. Seems like it, right? (LOL) Many people have underlying thyroid issues that are causing symptoms of poor ... more »

Japanese Kelp Cucumber Salad : The Renegade Health Show Episode #810

Thursday Apr 28 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

We’ve just got our shipment of Atlantic Kelp (Kombu) in and Annmarie is really excited to use it… Kelp, as you may know, is a great source ... more »

How to Do Thyroid Stimulation Exercises : The Renegade Health Show Episode #764

Friday Feb 18 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Did you know you could stimulate your thyroid by doing specific exercise? In this episode, Dr. J. E. Williams is going to explain Thyroid Stimulating ... more »

A Home Thyroid Test that Does Work : The Renegade Health Show Episode #748

Thursday Jan 20 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, I answer a bunch of question for you… First up, I talk about a home thyroid test that is more effective than not, as well as talk about ... more »

Is the Iodine Skin Test Accurate, Plus How Much Iodine Should I Take? : The Renegade Health Newsletter

Monday Jan 17 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Here’s my brother and I at the Steelers game over the weekend! It’s Monday again… This weekend flew by! Annmarie, my brother and I ... more »

Does Stevia Cause Fertility Issues? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #740

Monday Jan 10 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

This week, we’ll have more questions coming at you… First up we have some clarification about raw cruciferous vegetables and the thyroid, ... more »

Update on Raw Cruciferous Vegetables and Thyroid Function : The Renegade Health Show Episode #739

Friday Jan 7 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

A great question came in overnight about raw cruciferous vegetables and the thyroid based on the comments I made yesterday… Today, I answer that ... more »

Will GMO Destroy Our Earth? (The 7 Things I Learned this Week) : The Renegade Health Newsletter

Saturday Oct 30 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Annmarie in the aspens! Today’s a special day… It’s Annmarie’s birthday! We got a late start leaving Buffalo and now are on ... more »

Is pH Testing Effective? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #678

Thursday Oct 14 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

There are lots of ways to monitor your health and if you’re doing OK… In today’s episode, Annmarie and I explain if pH testing is ... more »

Did You Know this Name for the Thyroid? (7 Things I Learned this Week) : Renegade Health Newsletter

Saturday Oct 2 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Nomi Shannon and I at our Longevity Conference booth (Photo by Angela Stokes-Monarch!) We just decided last minute to pop up to Ann Arbor, ... more »

Is Hydrogen Peroxide the Miracle Cure – The Renegade Health Show Episode #486

Tuesday Jan 19 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Hydrogen peroxide is good for a lot of things… The big question is, is it a miracle cure? Today, I address my thoughts on the use of hydrogen ... more »

The Real Effect of Raw Cruciferous Vegetables on the Thyroid – The Renegade Health Show Episode #369

Friday Aug 7 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

I think it’s finally time to lay the thyroid / raw cruciferous vegetables issue to bed… Today, I’m going to explain the REAL effect ... more »