Ray Peat’s Thyroid Boosting Carrot Salad

A raw carrot salad to support digestive, hormone and thyroid health “Endotoxin formed in the bowel can block respiration and cause hormone imbalances contributing to instability of the nerves, so it is helpful to optimize bowel flora, for example with a carrot salad; a dressing of vinegar, coconut oil and olive oil, carried into the … Continued

Valentine’s Bay Panna Cotta with Cardamom Syrup

This easy to make Bay Panna Cotta with Cardamom Syrup is a delicious dessert for Valentine’s Day or any day in between. With a subtle aromatic taste and beautiful velveteen texture, it’s a sublime after-dinner treat. A wonderful digestive soother with the collagen, bay and cardamon. This is a great way to introduce collagen using … Continued

Five Reasons Oranges (and juice!) are Good for You

  Fruit juice has had a bad rap. But is it all bad? Orange juice contains Vitamin C, Magnesium, fibre, protein, Potassium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Copper and several B vitamins. It also contains the flavonoids naringenin and hesperedin which serve as powerful antioxidants in the body. These have been shown to play a … Continued

Coffee the Adaptogenic Beverage

Drinking coffee has several health benefits   An interesting point about coffee is how and when you drink it. Coffee should make you feel calm but alert, energetic but not wired. Many people feel shaky, nervous, and anxious after coffee. This is quite obviously not a helpful healthy way to feel. 5 tips to drinking … Continued

Ignorance and Neglect

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland situated in the neck just below the Adams Apple. The thyroid controls metabolism (which is why poor thyroid function can inhibit weight loss no matter how much you exercise) and nearly every other aspect of health including mood, energy and circulation. Thyroid damage can lead to underactivity (hypothyroidism), … Continued

10 Signs you might have a Thyroid Problem

We meet many women with undiagnosed thyroid disease. Some interesting signs we have noted – last third of eyebrow missing, joint pain, brain fogginess, fat round middle, painful feet. Remember the TSH test IS NOT ADEQUATE and often comes back ‘normal’. Top 10 Signs That You May Have a Thyroid Problem