Tag: thyroid

Magnesium and Iodine Deficiency

These two minerals are the two most common deficiencies that are responsible for a wide range of health issues. Read More

Whole Soy Story

There’s nothing natural about these modern soy protein products. Read More

What About Soy?

It’s not that long ago that soybeans were considered by most Americans to be “hippie food.” But then medical research began accumulating, affirming that soy consumption reduced heart disease and cancer risk, that it lengthened lives and enhanced their quality. Read More

Spilling the Beans on Soy

From fast food to pet food, soy is wall-to-wall in our edible products. And while organic fermented soy can be good in moderation, eating a tofu burger and washing it down with a glass of soy milk on a daily basis could prove hazardous to your health. Read More

About Soy

Soy: There are better options in the store for you to choose than nutritionally empty, genetically modified beans full of anti-nutrients. Read More

Soy: The Poison Seed

Soy contains Phytin, which takes essential minerals such as iron, zinc, magnesium etc. out of the body before they can be absorbed. Read More

Soy Tragedy and Hype

At first they told the public that the toxins were removed by processing. When it became apparent that processing could not get rid of them, they claimed that these substances were beneficial. Your government granted a health claim to a substance that is poisonous, and the industry lied to the public to sell more soy. Read More

Diabetes and Leptin Connection

Leptin’s function is to reduce appetite and induce fat burning (among many other functions). That is what high leptin signaling in a brain would do. Low leptin (in the brain) is an indication to eat more and store more fat (to successfully reproduce and to live long enough to do so). Read More

Licorice

Licorice triterpenes of Glycyrrhiza are metabolized in the body to molecules that have a similar structure to the adrenal cortex hormones. Read More

Potassium Iodide (SSKI)

It’s very likely that SSKI helps eliminate fibrocystic breast disease and ovarian cysts at least partly through it’s interaction with estrogens Read More

Iodine Health Benefits

There is growing evidence that Americans would have better health and a lower incidence of cancer and fibrocystic disease of the breast if they consumed more iodine. A decrease in iodine intake coupled with an increased consumption of competing halogens, fluoride and bromide, has created an epidemic of iodine deficiency in America. Read More

Iodine Skin Test

The iodine disappearance rate is unrelated to thyroid disease or even iodine content of the body Read More

Iodine Deficiency Effects

While iodine will help the thyroid increase the production of hormone where necessary, it also inhibits over-release from the gland by giving thyroid enzymes what they want. Read More

Iodine Research

The RDA for iodine was based on the amount of iodine/iodide needed to prevent goiter, extreme mental retardation and hypothyroidism. The optimal requirement of the whole human body for iodine has never been studied. Read More

Iodine Dosage

Based on numerous studies, optimum supplementation of Iodine is also highly recommended Read More

Iodine Applications

Iodine is a trace mineral produced by the body that is essential for normal growth and development. Read More

Magnesium and Iodine Deficiency

The RDA for iodine was based on the amount of iodine/iodide needed to prevent goiter, extreme stupidity and hypothyroidism. The optimal requirement of the whole human body for iodine has never been studied. Read More

Iodine Necessary for a Healthy Thyroid

Your thyroid will steal available iodine at the expense of your reproductive organs. Read More

Iodine and Your Health

Iodine is needed in the ovaries, and Russian studies done some years ago showed a relationship between iodine deficiency and the presence of cysts in the ovaries. The greater the iodine deficiency, the more ovarian cysts a woman produces. In its extreme form, this condition is known as polycystic ovarian disease. Read More

How Much Iodine Do You Need?

The answer to how much iodine do you need depends on whom you ask. Read More

Help for Iodine Deficiency

Reduce Iodine Deficiency with sea plants. Read More

Benefits of Iodine Supplementation

Every organ that secretes something (not just the mucus) needs large amounts of iodine to function well Read More

Iodine is Vital for Good Health

Forty years ago the food industry decided to remove iodine from baked goods and replace the iodine with bromine Read More

Iodine Insufficiency FAQs

Research work has shown that iodine deficiency in the thyroid presents as a thyroid goiter (enlargement of the thyroid). Read More

Red Clover

Red clover is also useful for soothing frantic nerves, systemic cleansing, coughs and for the lungs. Read More

How Seaweed Can Fix Your Runaway Metabolism

How Seaweed Can Fix Your Runaway Metabolism. Read More

Kelp

Kelp contains chlorophyll, naturally chelated minerals, 25 vitamins including Folic Acid, Vitamins A, B12 and D, often lacking in vegetarian diets, sodium alginate. Read More

Dulse

Dulse used by coastal peoples all over the world have used seaweed as a source of valuable nutrients, primarily minerals, for millennia. Read More

Algae: Red

High in protein, vitamins B1, B2, B6, B1 2, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Alsocontains manganese, fluoride, copper, zinc, sugar, starch, and trace elements. Read More

LE040: Build Health with Nutrients from Soil and Sea Plants

Soil and Sea Plants Contain Necessary Nutrients Read More

LE026: Feeling Sluggish? You could be Iodine deficient.

Iodine Deficiency is Common… and Terribly Harmful! Read More

Weight Loss Supplements: The Good, The Bad and the Banned

The popular (and now banned) Ephedra has great thermogenic effects, but in larger doses it can really make you quite jittery, and even contribute to significant complications. Read More

Hypothyroid Diagnosis: 5 Ways to Recognize Low Thyroid Function

Low thyroid function has especially awful effects in pregnancy: it leads to miscarriage, low birth weight and low intelligence in babies. Some people will gain weight, despite their lack of appetite. Read More

Thyroid Secrets

The thyroid is an extremely important gland in our body. It is located at the front of your neck and it is one of our largest endocrine glands. Every cell in your body has receptors for thyroid hormone. Read More

Herbs for Hyperthyroidism

Thyroid diseases affect about 2.5 percent of Americans, or some 6.5 million people, most of whom are women. Read More

Thyroid and Halogen Toxicity

There are four halogens: iodine, bromine, fluorine and chlorine. Only iodine and chlorine are necessary to the body. Read More

Thyroid Gland Needs Iodine

The thyroid gland, lying in front of the throat below the Adam’s apple and just above the breastbone. Read More

Thyroid Gland

It controls reflexes and regulates the rate at which the body produces energy and transforms food into body components. Read More

Thyroid Function

Thyroid imbalances of any kind can contribute to diseases such as diabetes, lupus, cancer, cardiovascular problems, arthritis, infections, etc. Read More

Effects of Fluoride on Your Thyroid

Effects of Fluoride on Your Thyroid Read More

Glandular Fitness

The human heart is often seen as the engine running this beautiful and complicated mechanism called the BODY. When our heart is beating, our physical being persists. Once it stops working, we are no longer alive. Read More

Pituitary

The pituitary referred to as the master gland because its function is to coordinate the nervous system and the endocrine system. Read More

Endocrine System, Hormones and Glands

The adrenal glands, seated on top of each kidney, are part of the endocrine system. Read More

US Should Ban Fluoride

Nearly half a century after Minnesota passed legislation requiring the addition of fluoride to municipal water supplies, fluoride is under fire due to health concerns. Read More

Thyroid Hormones and Breast Cancer

Medical journals and textbooks typically portray iodine as an unimportant substance which should be taken in small amounts because of it’s dangers. Read More

Chlorine Paradox: Cancer & Thyroid

Chlorine destroys your intestinal flora and fauna. Read More

Cancer, Tamoxifen, Thyroid and Weight Loss

First, radiation to your breast for prevention of local recurrences can affect your thyroid gland. Read More

Cancer, Calcium and Magnesium Connection

Highest levels of calcium in blood is 2.68 times more likely to develop fatal prostate cancer Read More

Functional Medicine Definitions

The basic biochemical processes of our bodies are unique and do not belong to any one medical specialty or disease category. Read More

Podcast 286 about Body Type and Weight Loss Secrets

Martin Pytela and Scott Paton explain the glandular dominance, body type, and genetics and how we lose or gain weight. Read More

Podcast 285 about Thyroid Function and Effects on Health

The thyroid gland regulates the temperature of the body by secreting two hormones that control how quickly the body burns calories and uses energy. Read More

Podcast 283 about Glandular Fitness for Losing Weight

The thyroid gland is an important endocrine gland regulating metabolism in every cell of your body. Read More

Podcast 206 about Health Tips and Tricks

Learn about your own biological individuality. Get the right foods and supplements. Read More

Podcast 118 about A Day In The Life of Life Enthusiast

Obesity is a leading cause of preventable illness and death in North America. In recent years, the number of overweight people in industrialized countries has increased significantly – so much so that the World Health Organization (WHO) has called obesity an “epidemic”. In the United States, over 50% of the population – about 150 million people – are overweight. In Canada, about 40% to 60% of adults have a weight problem. Whatever your situation is, a healthy ideal weight is paramount to living a vibrant life. Read More

Podcast 108 about Iodine and Health Part 2

Iodine deficiency shows up in a wide variety of symptoms, including trigger finger, PMS, low IQ babies, miscarriages, prostate and ovarian problems. Most of us are not getting enough iodine, and it can be corrected. Read More

Podcast 107 about Iodine and Health Part 1

Iodine deficiency is responsible for many health issues including PMS, fibrocystic breasts, low thyroid function, prostate problems, premature births and on and on. Read More

Podcast 052 about SuperNutrient Sea Plant Minerals

Martin Pytela and Scott Paton discuss important phytonutrients that support your Endocrine System including Sea Plant Minerals, Kelp extract from Laminaria digitata harvested near Iceland, in the cold waters of the north Atlantic. Read More

Podcast 015 about Thyroid and Iodine From Kelp

The endocrine system, its influence on our energy, how it can be damaged with heavy metals, especially mercury, and how iodine deficiency affects people. Read More