Dr Amy Myer’s generously offered to send me a copy of her second book, The Thyroid Connection, a year ago now and although I finished reading it a good six months ago, I’m finally now writing this review!
Dr Myer’s book is based around her twenty-eight day programme to get you back on track to good health, following a Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism diagnosis. She looks at diet, gut health, stress, supplements and more, all tailored to your situation. Continue reading “Book Review: The Thyroid Connection by Amy Myers, MD”
Having a hypothyroid patient on your Christmas shopping list can seem daunting, especially if they follow specific diets or avoid certain chemicals, to help manage their condition/s.
So here I am with a list of ideas for present buying this Christmas season. I hope you find it useful!
(Pssst! If you’re a thyroid patient, you may want to pass this on to your friends and family!)
Continue reading “Christmas Gift Ideas for Hypothyroid Patients”
We often see infographics and articles shared around the internet about foods that we should avoid when we have hypothyroidism, such as goitrogens, soy and gluten, but what about foods that are good for us?
Give us the list of stuff we can eat without feeling guilty!
Continue reading “Good Foods for an Underactive Thyroid”
The weather is getting colder and so you may be wondering what you can do to help, since you have hypothyroidism.
I’ve put together some information on keeping warm and looking after your thyroid health this winter.
Continue reading “The Winter and Your Thyroid”
When you travel somewhere different, being sure that you’ll have something to eat when you follow a specific diet can be a little hard. Especially if your trip is revolving around food with friends, catch up over a drink or even ordering a take-away. It can be a minefield!
But being gluten free in London was easy the other week. One gem I discovered was the Beyond Bread Bakery.
Continue reading “Beyond Bread Bakery in London”
This deliciously creamy soup is surprisingly filling and easy to make. Continue reading “Gluten Free Mushroom Soup “
Travelling with a chronic illness can seem daunting. Especially if you also have specific dietary requirements and/or your medication isn’t conventional.
So I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learnt since having hypothyroidism and travelling around the world.
I wrote this post back in November last year, but scheduled it to post this summer in preparation for all of you going on your hols!
Continue reading “Traveling Tips When You Have Hypothyroidism”
This is one of my favourite dinners to make. It’s got so much flavour and doesn’t make you feel guilty for eating it. You can substitute the rice noodles for regular egg noodles if you’re also serving it to someone who isn’t gluten free.
Continue reading “Gluten Free Salmon Teriyaki With Noodles”
Social events and activities are great for everyone. Spending time with friends, family or even meeting new people is good for our mental health and promotes a good work-life balance for those of us who work. It’s easy to stay home all day or become a recluse, but it takes extra effort for many hypothyroid patients, to muster up the energy and enthusiasm to socialise.