Thyroid issues affect millions of people, and lead to weight gain or loss, constipation, fatigue, joint pain, libido loss, headaches, dizziness, ear ringing, hair loss, brittle nails, fatigue, cold sensitivity, insomnia, dry skin, cold feet and hands, infections, hoarse voice, and more.
Yet, these facts are alarming as they are directly related to the problems with the thyroid, as especially in women with hypothyroid disorders.
Coconut oil is saturated fat, meaning that it is stable and does not experience damage due to oxidation stress. Namely, this healthy oil prevents the conversion and processing of T3 and T4 hormones, needs no enzyme stress, and it does not need to be broken down with enzymes.Show More
Therefore, researchers recommend the intake of more polyunsaturated fats such as coconut oil, as it has been found to be extremely beneficial in the treatment of thyroid issues.
Therefore, we give you several tips to nourish the thyroid and maintain its optimal function:
Consume healthy oils such as coconut and olive oil, butter
Reduce the exposure to fluoride and mercury
Avoid salad dressings high in salt, and prepare your own at home
Consume iodine-rich foods such as kelp, black seaweed, coldwater fish, kombu
Take supplements: vitamin C, B, and E, zinc, selenium