Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Wrap Up- #43

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In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we looked into a study that documented increased leptin correlated with thyroid antibodies in non-obese subjects. This finding is the first of it’s kind that I have seen and it emphasizes the importance of a healthy diet and metabolism for promoting thyroid health.

On Wednesday’s podcast release,  we took another look at Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) with Dr. Nathan Connelly.

Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Tip

Are you struggling with managing your thyroid symptoms and weight gain? This week’s tip will help you to discover a few helpful diet tips that will help you effectively manage your leptin levels to support your thyroid and promote weight loss.

Latest Research

Nothing shocking here Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source – in those with evidence of celiac, but not true celiac (sometimes called celiac lite), going gluten free improved symptoms.

GAD antibodies Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source may increase cancer risk.

A beef and vegetable centered Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source diet helps improve fatigue in children.

As much as 5% Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source of those with autoimmune thyroid disease may have primary adrenal insufficiency.

Omega-3s may prevent mood Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source and anxiety disorders according to a recent review.

N-acetyl cysteine Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source might be an effective treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorders according to a recent systemic review.

Laugh a Little!

Healthy Foodie

Autoimmune Paleo: 3 Herb Beef Breakfast Patties
The Paleo Mom: Shrimp Pad Thai
Comfy Belly: Almond Flour Waffles
Balanced Bites: Banana Vanilla Bean N’Oatmeal

Happiness Homework 

Go to a yoga class. Focus on deep breathing and not comparing yourself to others in the class.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

Don’t ever let someone take away your happiness because it was never theirs to take.

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