Posts Tagged ‘Thyroid’

Thyroid Boosters: 6 Supplements to Increase T3 & T4

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Thryoid is a ~30 gram butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just below the Adam’s apple. Its main function is to secrete the thyroid hormones; triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) in response to signals sent from the hypothalamus via thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) which…

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Sugar and Testosterone: Fructose, Glucose, & Hormones

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Sugar – after saturated fat – is likely the most demonized foodstuff there is. Ask almost anyone and they will gladly tell you with high level of confidence that sugar is bad for us, that it’s unhealthy, and that…

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Iodine Foods: 5 Foods for Thyroid Benefits

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Iodine is a miracle mineral for the thyroid gland. The thyroid needs it to create the thyroid hormone T4, a hormone vital for nearly all metabolic processes of the body, including testosterone production. Lack of iodine in the diet is known of causing…

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Selenium Foods: 5 Foods Rich the Mineral

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Selenium is mostly known for its antioxidant properties, due to the fact that its a necessary micronutrient in the creation of glutathione (the body’s principal antioxidant compound). Selenium also works in conjunction with vitamin E and C to prevent…

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How Testosterone and Metabolism are Connected

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Article by Tim Berzins; Metabolism underlies every aspect of optimizing hormonal health. I know that might sound like a big claim, but every single cell in your body depends on its ability to produce enough energy to do everything it needs to do (or even more than enough energy).  The more energy your cells can produce,…

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