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August 2017

Iodine and Thyroid Health

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Using iodine to treat Hashimoto’s and Graves’ disease is a highly debatable topic. This article explores differing opinions and clears up many of the misconceptions associated with this treatment. What Is Iodine? Iodine is a trace mineral found naturally in some foods and added to others. It is essential for metabolism and normal thyroid function. The idea iodine treatment is…

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How Vitamin D Affects Thyroid Conditions

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Vitamin D is well-known for its importance in managing calcium in the gut, bones, and blood and disease resistance. However, many studies now show vitamin D levels affect may be a contributing factor in many other health issues too. Researchers now believe it plays a crucial role in how cells communicate. Clinical studies link abnormal vitamin D levels to colon,…

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