Thyroid Health

Soy: Superstar Health Food or Really Bad Idea?

Thursday Mar 12 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies have shown mixed results on soy—should we avoid it or not? In a 2011 survey, about 81 percent of consumers rated soy as healthy. About a ... more »

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 »

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