5 Things I Learned During My Battle with Hashimoto’s Disease

5 Things I Learning During My Battle with Hashimoto's Disease

When Carrie Vitt was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease, she was put on an elimination diet to cleanse her system that removed gluten and grains. Failing to find recipes that followed her strict diet guidelines and still were delicious, she began experimenting in her own kitchen. Through organic, unprocessed, grain-free foods Carrie has reversed Hashimoto’s, chronic migraines, IBS and eczema.

Carrie’s book The Grain-Free Family Table: 125 Delicious Recipes for Fresh, Healthy Eating Every Day releases today November 18, 2014. [Read more…]

How I inadvertently cut my Hashimoto’s antibodies in half

How I inadvertently cut my Hashimoto’s antibodies in half

My mouth watered as I looked through the images of food at Everyday Ungrained. I knew instantly that I had to share Jennifer’s story. [Read more…]

Thriving Through Thyroid Disease

Thriving Through Thyroid Disease

I was honored to be voted Runner-Up for Change The World: The Search For The Next Global Thought Leader sponsored by Ghost Tweeting last June. One of my fellow Global Thought Leaders was Michelle Madrid-Branch, founder of LetHerBeGreater.com. From the first time I connected with Michelle I knew she was an inspiring woman. Michelle has a positive spirit that glows. Turns out she is a fellow thyroid thriver. Michelle’s story of Hashimoto’s, Lupus, gluten allergy, and the metaphysical is so thought-provoking, I invited her to share her story at Hypothyroid Mom. [Read more…]

Weight Loss Tips for Hypothyroid Moms

Weight Loss Tips for Hypothyroid Moms

“Help! How do I lose weight?”

“Am I the only one who can go to the gym 5 days a week and actually gain weight?”

“Everyone tells me to exercise more and eat less. It’s BS. I never had a weight issue before hypothyroidism.”

I receive these types of statements at Hypothyroid Mom all the time. I too struggled with weight gain that didn’t make sense. There I was a healthy eater who exercised regularly yet the pounds were packing on.

The thyroid helps regulate metabolism so you bet that weight gain is a common symptom of hypothyroidism. Optimal thyroid treatment is essential for maintaining a healthy weight for people with hypothyroidism, but there is more to it.

I reached out to holistic health expert and thyroid specialist Jen Wittman for weight loss tips.

Before you dive into the article, I’m excited to share that Jen is offering a digital download of her book, Amazon #1 New Release, Healing Hashimoto’s Naturally, as an exclusive FREE gift to my Hypothyroid Mom community! This offer is so popular that Jen extended it another week for us.

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