5 Surprising Foods That Can Help Your Thyroid

Improve thyroid function by adding these foods to your grocery list.

5 Surprising Foods That Can Help Your Thyroid

By Toni Gasparis

Thyroid issues are a very common problem for women. If you have been feeling sluggish lately, your thyroid may be to blame. If you think you have a thyroid problem, you may notice improvements by simply adjusting your diet. Make sure you’re eating foods rich in nutrients that specifically help improve your thyroid health. Check out these five surprising foods that can give your thyroid a boost. If symptoms persist, you should go see a doctor and get your thyroid checked.


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Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice

The main spices found in a pumpkin spice mix – ginger and cinnamon – are helpful thyroid regulators. Cinnamon is anti-inflammatory which is good for your whole body, and ginger contains zinc, potassium, and magnesium which are all important nutrients for your thyroid. Just make sure you’re eating these spices in their purest form instead of indulging in artificially flavored pumpkin spice items.

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Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

See how electrolytes work in your body.

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

Whether you're trying to stay hydrated for your workout routine or rehabilitation, recovery and hydration is so important to keeping your body performing like it should. So how do you make sure that happens? You need electrolytes — the minerals that give electrical power to your body. What the video below to see how they get to work inside your body and how you seamlessly add them to your day.

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