Blog 2018-02-24T19:47:58+00:00

Goitrogenic Foods and Thyroid Conditions

The goitrogenic foods include broccoli, cauliflower, kale, brussels sprouts, mustard greens, radishes, spinach, strawberries, peaches, soy-based foods, peanuts. These are foods that interfere with iodine uptake and suppress thyroid function. There were animal studies that found that the breakdown products of cruciferous vegetables called [...]

Iodine and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Should iodine be avoided in autoimmune thyroid conditions? The controversy is around thyroperoxidase (TPO) which is an enzyme that is necessary for the production of both T3 and T4.  There is some evidence that consuming iodine will increase the TPO antibodies, which are the [...]

Lipoprotein Particle Profile (LPP) Test

Conventional cholesterol testing has historically been used as the standard indicator for cardiovascular disease, often being classified as “good” HDL or “bad” LDL. Studies have indicated that it is actually the lipoprotein particles that are responsible for key steps in plaque formation and the [...]

IV Chelation and Cardiovascular Health

Research has documented numerous benefits from chelation, especially in the field of cardiovascular disease. Chelation helps to reduce the oxidative damage that initiates plaque build-up in the arteries that leads to hypertension and ischemic heart disease. Current research shows that chelation therapy increases the [...]