As January's Thyroid Awareness Month winds down, now is the time to practice all we've learned about the care and feeding of our master of metabolism. In Part I of our last blog post, we zeroed in on the enemies of a healthy thyroid. In Part II, we will help you fend them off to protect the health of your thyroid gland with the following key action steps.
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Environmental pollutants are in the air we breathe, water we drink and bathe in, and food we eat. In excess, they can have profound negative effects on the basic mechanisms of body chemistry and affect the synthesis and actions of hormones essential for maintaining our health.
The thyroid, which is primarily responsible for regulating metabolism, is profoundly affected by natural and environmental pollutants.
The average person who can't lose weight - despite eating right and exercising - is generally frustrated and frankly stumped.
For many, diet and exercise have always proven effective, and yet now - for some reason - they don't. Sometimes just a little. Sometimes not at all.