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1 supplement in Hashimoto’s & Graves’ to reduce thyroid antibodies. Updated 2017

On the search to feel more energetic, more upbeat and regulate weight with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves' disease?  Have you heard about the mineral selenium?  It is one of the most extensively researched, science based, natural treatments for reducing the autoimmune attack on the thyroid! The Selenium Story: The selenium and thyroid story are closely … Continue reading 1 supplement in Hashimoto’s & Graves’ to reduce thyroid antibodies. Updated 2017

How to Reduce Thyroid Antibodies in Hashimoto’s: New Research 2017

Reducing thyroid antibodies may increase the quality of your life if you have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, the autoimmune cause of hypothyroidism. A new, high quality, research study strengthens the evidence building for science based natural solutions in Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. The Story So Far: We’ve known for some time that low vitamin D status was associated with … Continue reading How to Reduce Thyroid Antibodies in Hashimoto’s: New Research 2017

Hypothyroid, not yet medicated, but need to feel better?

Hashimoto's thyroiditis (Hashimoto's) is the most common autoimmune disorder in the world affecting more than 10% of females and 2% of males causing hypothyroidism with fatigue, weight gain / difficulty losing weight, infertility, constipation, depression, anxiety and panic attacks, dry skin, dry hair, hair loss, swelling and more. A study was completed on women in … Continue reading Hypothyroid, not yet medicated, but need to feel better?

Healthy, delicious, fast lunch

Keeping on track with my 2016 goals gets hard when I'm time poor!  What I need is a quick and healthy meal to help me stay alert, calm and full throughout my busy afternoon while lovin' my liver. Challenge accepted! Carrot & Beetroot Salad (with thanks to Everyday Cookbook) Recipe: 1 carrot 2 beetroot (raw) ½ green apple ¼ … Continue reading Healthy, delicious, fast lunch

Infertility, miscarriage & thyroid

I wish more than anything in the world that I had found a thyroid-literate naturopath & doctor before I suffered through so many miscarriages & spent thousands of dollars on IVF. It's one of the reasons why I went back to school for 4 years of full time study to become a naturopath myself & … Continue reading Infertility, miscarriage & thyroid

Sonia McNaughton Naturopath Herbalist Graves Hashimotos hypothyroid hyperthyroid fatigue menopause dairy free gluten free paleo AIP

Cherry Ripe Muffins – healthy & delicious!

How do you enjoy the taste of chocolate when you need to be dairy-free & gluten-free for your health? I wanted to bake an afternoon tea treat my friend who loves chocolate with a deep passion would enjoy without all the nasty side effects that milk and butter cause in my body.  I also didn't want a lot … Continue reading Cherry Ripe Muffins – healthy & delicious!

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7 years advanced notice of thyroid disorder with simple tests

So you've been told your thyroid is normal but you are still exhausted, forgetful & gaining weight? Did you know your immune system could be causing these symptoms 7 years before they show up on your 'thyroid test' (TSH test)? Antibodies from the immune system have been found attacking the thyroid up to 7 years … Continue reading 7 years advanced notice of thyroid disorder with simple tests

Paleo Snack

Latest Food Obsession – Baked Cauliflower

My latest food obsession is baked cauliflower…I am absolutely obsessed with this easy-to-make, delicious-to-eat, healthy snack at the moment.  It's Paleo, it's 5:2, it's low GI, it's just downright spectacular! Not only is it the perfect Paleo snack, for 5:2 lovers it is a super low calorie way of filling yourself up on fast days. I find myself making … Continue reading Latest Food Obsession – Baked Cauliflower