Below are links to Jill's thyroid health posts on her Healthful Elements website.
How to Get a Great Night's Sleep
We’ve all heard the advice that a getting a good night’s sleep is critical for good health. Indeed, it is. Sometimes that’s easier said than done, right? And can we get a good night’s rest even in the face of stress? Yes!
Low Fiber: A Low-Carb Casualty
The importance of fiber in the diet is indisputable and has a profound impact on our digestive health and microbiome, our 100 trillion organism-strong “mini ecosystem.” Most Americans are fiber deficient—some experts in the functional medicine community claim that it’s the most clinically important dietary deficiency.
Hashimoto’s and Alopecia: 12 Reasons Low-Carb is a Bad Idea
For those with hypothyroidism, carbohydrates are critical. I’ve seen too many people crash and burn on a low-carb diet—and lose a ton of hair.
Quercetin for Hashimoto's and Alopecia?
Does quercetin slow thyroid function? Or does it support the thyroid? What about the hair growth claims? And does it work better than Zyrtec?
What's on Our Holiday Menu
Take a peek at what a seasoned culinary nutritionist and best selling cookbook author is serving this Christmas Eve.
Your Thyroid and Hair NEED Iron and Ferritin
Low iron—and more specifically, low ferritin (iron storage protein)—is common in the hypothyroid / Hashimoto’s and also hair loss / alopecia communities. Let’s look at this root cause contributor, including issues people can have with absorption.