Nutrition

Diet sodas: Bubble trouble?

Diet sodas: Bubble trouble?

It’s hot, and you’re thirsty, and just seeing the image of soda above may make you thirsty for some of the bubbly sweetness.  But if you want to lose weight or prevent weight gain, avoid diabetes and heart disease, have pretty teeth, decrease depression, and maintain strong bones - avoid diet soda.  Read on to learn more about why diet soda (and all regular soda) is bad, and how you can break the habit...

Part 3: Little known facts about thyroid medications

Part 3: Little known facts about thyroid medications

We find that many people find their thyroid medication to be inadequate in relieving their symptoms.  Why?  It could be that it's not taken correctly (on an empty stomach, in the morning, 1-2 hours before eating or drinking anything), it’s synthetic, that the body isn't able to convert/use the hormone appropriately, or that the “fillers”(inactive ingredients) in the medications don’t react well with the patient.  Whatever the case, there are other thyroid medications to consider.