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Hypothyroidism and Thyroid Replacements: Food and Supplement Considerations

By Robyn Priebe on 06/04/2014

When you’re diagnosed with hypothyroidism, you’re likely to be prescribed the medication Synthroid, which replaces the thyroid hormone T4 which your body is no longer making enough of on its own. As Jill described in her post last week, inadequate levels of thyroid hormones can cause a host of problems, not the least of which is a sluggish metabolism that […] Read more »

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Treating Insulin Resistance: Metformin vs. Movement

By Robyn Priebe on 05/28/2014

Insulin Resistance Is A Complex Problem When one thinks about insulin resistance, their thoughts probably drift to carbohydrates being a culprit in the complex problem that insulin resistance is.  However, body fat, particularly fat within the muscle, liver, and pancreas deserves some attention as well. A recently published study in Diabetes Care even found a relationship between insulin resistance and […] Read more »

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Healthy Recipe: Lemony Red Cabbage Coleslaw

By Robyn Priebe on 05/21/2014

Coleslaw Recipe for a Memorial Day Picnic or Anytime It’s almost Memorial Day, which means it’s time to pack the picnic basket. Coleslaw is the quintessential American picnic salad. Here’s a recipe for a different version but one that everyone who tries it loves. And of course,  it can be enjoyed year round. Try it in different ways, too — […] Read more »

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