Monthly Archives: June 2021

Fructose: Friend or Foe?

Fructose is a monosaccharide or simple sugar found in fruits and fruit juices.  It is also part of high fructose corn syrup, which is found in many processed foods, convenience meals, condiments, diet products, candy, and breakfast cereals. Fructose and glucose together make sucrose, which is table sugar. The body metabolizes fructose and glucose differently, […]

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Are You Stressed and Tired?

Stress effects every part of our body. When we are stressed, our cortisol and blood sugar both increase. This effects thyroid function and causes fatigue by inhibiting the release of TSH and blocking the conversion of T4 to T3. Basically, our overactive adrenals suppress the function of thyroid hormones. Over time, as stress remains chronic, […]

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Take Care of Your Thyroid

  Often when people have issues with losing weight, feeling tired, anxious or depressed, or getting sick more frequently, thyroid function is assessed. Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid is underactive and does not make or release the proper amounts of thyroid hormones.Theses hormones are responsible for metabolism and controlling the process whereby nutrients […]

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