THYROID | Hypothyroidism
This occurs when the thyroid gland produces too little thyroid hormone. Symptoms include persistent fatigue, moodiness, depression, and anxiety, dry hair and skin, puffy face, brain fog, hoarse voice, weight gain, constipation, muscle weakness, aches and pains, sensitivity to cold, heavy periods, thinning hair and loss of outer eyebrow hair. Thyroid function blood test results usually show elevated TSH along with low T4 and T3.
The key nutrients for improving hypothyroidism are:
sea vegetables (kelp, nori, wakame), ocean fish, iodised salt, yoghurt
eggs, meat, beans, seeds, cheese
Brazil nuts, spinach, sardines, turkey, beef liver
liver, animal meat, seafood
wild-caught salmon, organic organ meat, pumpkin & chia seeds, almonds, oysters
spinach, chard, pumpkin seeds
Cod liver oil, carrots, sweet potatoes, dark green leafy veg
Seafood, liver, eggs, mushrooms and sunshine!