Podcast Episode 36
Did you know– 20 million Americans have some kind of thyroid condition and 60% of them don’t realize it? Yes! Twelve percent of the population is going to develop some sort of thyroid condition– maybe someone you love. Get the scoop and reduce your risk by eating and cooking right. Join this chat with thyroid expert and author Lisa Markley, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.
PLUS: The Weekly Nutrition Challenge
IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL FIND OUT ABOUT:
What is the thyroid and what does it do?
What is Hashimoto’s Disease?
- 2 personal stories
What Nutrients Does the Thyroid Need?
- The role of Iodine, Tyrosine, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin A?
- What is T3 and T4?
Eating to Support Your Thyroid
- Crafty and delicious way to get more iodine in the diet
- Are cruciferous veggies a no-no or yes-yes?
- Why anti-inflamatory foods are helpful
Keeping Your Thyroid Healthy
- Goitrogens, toxins, and thyroid function
- Strategies for avoiding toxins and contaminants
- Considerations of endocrine disruptors
What’s a Hug in a Mug?
And, The Weekly Nutrition Challenge (from Lisa)
MENTIONED ON SHOW:
The Essential Thyroid Cookbook by Lisa Markley, MS, RDN & Jill Grunewald, HNC
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ABOUT THE SHOW
Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, dishes out easy-to-digest info, tips, and advice about nutrition & lifestyle, backed by over 10 years of clinical experience and a healthy sense of humor. Join the weekly conversation! Episodes come out weekly.
Mary Purdy is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Bastyr University.
- Private practice (8 yrs)
- Adjunct professor at Bastyr University
- Clinical Supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
Mary currently works as a Registered Dietitian Coach at the Scientific Wellness company, Arivale. Mary takes an integrative/holistic approach to diet, health & wellness and believes that food is medicine!
DISCLAIMER: This podcast is intended for entertainment purposes only. Please consult your doctor before following any information you hear here. The opinions expressed here are those exclusively of Mary Purdy, the Show’s producers, and guests, and do not necessarily represent the views of Arivale, Bastyr, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine, or other entities.