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6 ways selenium benefits the thyroid

6 Ways Selenium Benefits Thyroid Function (+ How Much To Use)

Selenium Deficiency & Thyroid Problems Selenium is up there with iodine and zinc in terms of how important it is for your thyroid gland.  What happens if you don’t have enough selenium in your body? For starters, it increases your risk of developing autoimmune disease (Hashimoto’s thyroiditis), may increase inflammation in your entire body and …

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how much vitamin b12 should you take for your thyroid?

How Much Vitamin B12 Should you Take for Your Thyroid?

The Relationship Between Your Thyroid and Vitamin B12 Status Would it surprise you to know that a great many thyroid patients are vitamin B12 deficient? Or that the symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency can closely mimic hypothyroidism? The truth is that any thyroid patient who suffers from LOW thyroid (including those with hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s, those who are post RAI, and post thyroidectomy) …

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how to use glucomannan for weight loss

How to use Glucomannan For Weight Loss (+ Which one is best)

What is Glucomannan? Glucomannan may just be one of the best lesser-known weight loss therapies around (1).  It’s not that popular despite the fact that it has been shown to help with a number of health conditions ranging from cholesterol management (2) to weight loss, appetite control, blood sugar control, and more.  But what is this …

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signs and symptoms of selenium toxicity

Signs and Symptoms of Selenium Toxicity – Are you Taking Too Much?

Serious Selenium Toxicity is Rare but Minor Excess Is More Common Than you Think Selenium is one of the most important micronutrients in your body when it comes to your thyroid.  Selenium also plays an important role in regulating enzymes that help protect your cells from free radicals.  These enzymes are known as selenium-dependent enzymes (1) …

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product and supplement updates

Product & Supplement Updates: Reformulations, Updated Product Bundles & More

What’s New with My Supplements Want to get the latest news with my supplements including which products I have in the pipeline and which products I am making changes to? If you are interested in You are in the right place because that’s exactly what we are going to talk about!  I tend to keep …

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list of leptin resistance supplements

Leptin Resistance Supplements: What’s Working for Weight Loss

Treating Leptin Resistance Naturally Here’s the deal: Most people (physicians and patients alike) who know anything about losing weight and keeping it off, the right way, know about leptin.  They know that if you want to lose weight and keep it off you must target leptin levels.  But there’s one big problem: Leptin is notoriously …

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