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Part 2: Little known facts about thyroid function

Part 2: Little known facts about thyroid function

To make any hormone or molecule in the body, you need to have the right "ingredients".  Continue reading to learn the top 3 factors that are needed for proper thyroid hormone production...

Resistant starch - the new superfood?

Resistant starch - the new superfood?

Carbohydrates get a lot of negative press, but carbohydrates can be roughly divided into 3 different types: sugars, starches, and vegetables.  When we are talking about a “low carb” diet, this is usually referring to low sugar and low starches in the diet.  However, within the starch category is a type of carbohydrate that has been shown to help with weight loss, decrease colon cancer risk, and help anyone with a blood sugar issue.  This type of starch is called indigestible, or resistant, starch.

I like recommending resistant starch for a number of reasons, but the biggest benefit to incorporating resistant starch into the diet is...