Heavy Metal Toxicity and the Thyroid Gland

Heavy metals are found in the environment (air, water, food, soil). Over time they place an extreme toxic burden on the body.  Heavy metals enter the body by ingestion, inhalation, or absorption through the skin or mucous membranes. The thyroid is very sensitive to heavy metals. Research has shown that heavy metals can damage the thyroid. This is […]

Get a Good Night’s Sleep to Make Better Food Choices

So you want to make better food choices? Believe it or not, there’s one thing that could be causing you to bulk up without intending to – sleep deprivation. With 35 percent of Americans not getting enough sleep every night, it’s no surprise that uncontrolled weight gain and a struggle to lose weight is an […]

February is Heart Health

5 Simple Steps to take care of your heart Increase your intake of fresh vegetables and fruits,which are rich in powerful antioxidants Reduce your intake of simple carbohydrates & processed foods Look at your labels and eliminate ALL partially-hydrogenated and transfats from your diet Add 20-30 minutes of activity such as walking Stop Smoking **   ** Harness the potential of your brain to help you stop […]