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On Monday,we discussed how chaste tree herbal supplement can have a positive effect on thyroid function and female hormones.
On Wednesday’s podcast release, we spoke with Dr. Mike T. Nelson to discover which supplements for weight loss and performance are actually worth the money.
Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Tip
Chaste tree, or vitex, is native to Greece and Italy and has a long history of use for supporting fertility and hormone balance. This week we discover how chaste tree can have a positive effect on thyroid and PMS and support both systems at the same time.
Probiotics help reduce viral diarrhea in children.
Taking thyroid medication before breakfast works better than taking it before dinner.
A recent trial showed resistant starch helped lower inflammation, triglycerides, and hemoglobin A1c, but did not help with fasting blood glucose, cholesterol, or CRP.
A recent paper discussing parvovirus B19s association with autoimmunity. We test this in the clinic but its clinical utility is questionable to me at this point.
A recent study suggests an upper cut off point of 18 and 14 are ideal for predicting hypothyroid and subclinical hypothyroid. But I would not go crazy in attempting to get your TPO levels this low.
Laugh a Little!
Autoimmune Paleo: Bistro Chicken Salad with Garlic-Thyme Vinaigrette
The Paleo Mom: Pineapple and Lychee Granita (AIP)
Comfy Belly: Banana Coca Ice Cream (No Churn)
Kate Scarlata: BBQ Wings (Low-FODMAP)
Find some bubbles and take them to a park or the seashore to enjoy!
Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable
Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.
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