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Little Signs of Thyroid Disease – and big mistakes in diagnosis & treatment

It’s estimated that 1 in 10 Canadians have some type of thyroid disease, whether that’s hypothyroidism (under-functioning), hyperthyroidism (over-functioning), or autoimmune thyroid diseases like Graves’ and Hashimoto’s. In honour of thyroid health month this June, let’s dive into the symptoms, assessment methods, causes and natural supports for thyroid health.

Balance blood sugar with chromium

Chromium is an essential nutrient involved in normal carbohydrate and fat metabolism. It also helps regulate blood sugar, which can improve the glucose/insulin system in people with hypoglycemia, diabetes and other blood sugar disorders. At the Beltsville Human...

Weight loss options that work!

Let’s face it—losing weight is not easy. That’s especially true for markedly obese people. Successful, healthy weight loss requires that lifestyle, exercise, attitude and dietary choices be in just the right balance. Yet the equation underlying these choices is quite...