Thyroid Disfunction and Molecular Mimicry

Gluten, Leaky Gut, and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Thanks to the pioneering work of Dr. Alessio Fasano*, we know that leaky gut is one of the primary triggers for all autoimmune disease, including autoimmune thyroid disease. As you might guess by its name, leaky gut occurs when your gut (specifically your small intestine) becomes permeable, allowingContinue reading “Thyroid Disfunction and Molecular Mimicry”

Hypothyroidism and Eating Cauliflower and Cabbages

Question: Hello Marina apu…i am suffering from hypothyroidism and would like to know if eating vegetables like cauliflower and cabbages should b avoided?   Answer: hi dear, there is nothing much to worry about. yes there have been studies showing that goiter causing component of cruciferous, but there is nothing significant harm. infact, cruciferous vegetablesContinue reading “Hypothyroidism and Eating Cauliflower and Cabbages”

Forskolin – A Powerful Herb

Forskolin is the powerful active compound found in the herb Coleus forskohlii, in a plant in the mint family. Pure Forskolin is a 100% natural extract and multi-purpose ingredient (labdane diterpene) used in the best Forskolin supplements. This powerful herb can help increase lean mass (build muscle) and decrease fat mass (burn fat). Forskolin activates the enzyme adenylate cyclase,Continue reading “Forskolin – A Powerful Herb”

Functional Nutrition / Nutrition Therapy for Thyroid / PCOS Conditions

There is an emerging new specialty within the field of nutrition called Functional Nutrition. Just as Functional Medicine approaches the body from the perspective of treating the root cause of disease, Functional Nutrition looks at the foundational way that food affects your body on the cellular level. Food is much more than calories, in factContinue reading “Functional Nutrition / Nutrition Therapy for Thyroid / PCOS Conditions”