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Key Takeaways: Thyroid Health
A butterfly-shaped gland discovered low on the entrance of the neck, the thyroid is a part of the endocrine system, which is made up of glands that produce, retailer, and launch hormones into the bloodstream. Thyroid hormones primarily affect our metabolism, development, growth, and physique temperature. I just lately did a webinar on iodine and thyroid operate, and people movies at the moment are all out on NutritionFacts.org. Watch them—and be taught extra about thyroid well being—right here.
Recipe: Yellow Split Pea Dal with Watercress
Dal is a staple in Indian delicacies and full of wealthy spices. This shiny meal is flavored with ginger, cumin, coriander, and turmeric. It is each heat and comforting, however gentle sufficient to be loved all yr spherical. Serve it over complete grains to test off a number of Daily Dozen gadgets in a single meal. You can discover the recipe right here, and a video on the way it’s made here.
Welcome, Dan and Nick!
Dan and Nick just lately joined our workforce and are chargeable for day-to-day technical duties, together with growth, upkeep, and administration of the NutritionFacts.org web site to assist convey you the most recent in scientific vitamin.
Dan has levels in laptop science and accomplished his doctoral analysis on machine studying, although his profession has targeted on internet growth. He has been a plant-based eater since 2016 and may usually be discovered within the kitchen together with his daughter, proving what is sweet for you tastes nice, too. Dan lives in northern California together with his spouse, daughter, and two canine.
Nick is a full-stack internet developer. When he’s not creating web sites and internet apps, he enjoys studying French, studying up on international politics, and animal rights activism. He spends most of his time between Florida and the United Kingdom.
Vitamin D Infographic
Is it essential to take vitamin D dietary supplements? Vitamin D is made largely by animals, together with ourselves, once we’re uncovered to daylight. Based on randomized, managed research, it might assist us get pleasure from a more healthy life. If you don’t get sufficient solar publicity, I like to recommend 2,000 IU vitamin D dietary supplements every day, ideally with the biggest meal of the day. You can now get a abstract of my vitamin D data in a printable, shareable infographic.
Meghan’s Health Story
I used to be identified with stage 4 colon most cancers at age 38. Genetic testing confirmed no predisposition, and my General Practitioner requested if that left me with extra questions than solutions. It did! I advised her I had minimize out crimson meat on the suggestion of my oncologist. She stated, “That’s great! Keep going; in fact…cut out the white meat, dairy, and eggs.” Of course I requested, “What would I eat?!!” Then she requested me if I had heard of TMAO, and he or she wrote that down on a post-it, together with NutritionFacts.org.
Watching the movies on TMAO and different subjects actually helped me. I noticed that if my weight loss plan may do that to me, it may repair me too! I additionally learn Dr. Greger’s ebook, How Not to Die. I had phenomenal, unbelievable success by implementing the dietary modifications I used to be initially afraid of, and I’m 3 years nonetheless most cancers free.
The Healthiest Natural Source of Iodine
How a lot nori, dulse, or arame approximate the really useful every day allowance for iodine?
The Best Diet for Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism
Is the obvious safety of plant-based diets for thyroid well being because of the exclusion of animal meals, the advantages of plant meals, or each?
Benefits of Black Cumin Seed for Weight Loss
For three cents a day, black cumin could enhance ldl cholesterol and triglyceride ranges, blood strain, and blood sugar management, in addition to speed up the lack of physique fats.
Next Live Q&A on July 22
My once-monthly stay Q&As at the moment are going bi-monthly. Don’t fear, although. It’s solely non permanent whereas I focus my time on researching and writing my subsequent ebook, How Not to Age (popping out in 2022). Join me for the following Q&A on July 22.
Join on our Facebook web page or YouTube channel at 3pm ET. I’ll be streaming to each on the identical time!
You can discover hyperlinks to previous stay Q&As right here on NutritionFacts.org. If that’s not sufficient, don’t neglect I’ve an audio podcast to maintain you firm, too.
In well being,
Michael Greger, M.D.
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