Using Food as Medicine to Improve Thyroid Function– #005

Dr. Joseph Collins who is a naturopathic physician and an expert in natural hormone health.  He has been directly involved in advancing the practice of natural hormone health since 1993. Dr Collins is a medical educator, author, and speaker who has done over 500 hours of teaching at advanced medical seminars and conferences. He has worked with or advised many functional diagnostic medical laboratories, and has contributed to the advances made in clinical applications of diagnostic testing. 

As a national and international medical educator, Dr Collins continues to educate and advise other integrative practitioners in the assessment and management of menopause, PMS/PMDD, thyroid and adrenal disorders, as well as inflammatory diseases, celiac disease, and other chronic conditions.

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In today’s show, Dr. Collins and I chat about:

  • The most common hormone imbalances
  • Which two herbs you can use in your cooking to improve thyroid function
  • Proper lab testing for your thyroid
  • Whether eating cabbage will destroy your thyroid
  • What is the most important thing to remember to minimize your risk of developing adrenal fatigue

Resources Mentioned in the Show:

Now it’s your turn!

WHAT changes have you made in your diet?  HOW have those changes affected your health?

WHAT has been your biggest challenge while implementing a healthy lifestyle?

WHO do you want to hear from?  Let me know in the comments below and I will try my best to get them on the show!

I want to answer your burning questions and for YOU to add your thoughts to the conversation.  So go ahead and leave a comment now. 

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Thanks so much for stopping by and until next time, remember to eat consciously, because the world needs a healthy and vibrant you!



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