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quick tip #12 "Cran"-ing some Xtra nutrition into your smoothie
Sunday, November 29, 2009      8 comments

Here's sumpin I've been doing since I first saw the return of fresh cranberries to the produce aisle, in late September: Adding half a cup of the washed berries to my smoothie. I was expecting that they'd been too sour, but no. Perhaps b... Read more
Quick tip #11 Are you soy confused?
Thursday, November 19, 2009      11 comments

If you take thyroid medication then chances are, you've heard conflicting information about soy. You're not sure what's fact, what's fantasy, what's advertising hype or simple hysterix! First, some basix about Soy: Soy contains two pr... Read more
quick tip #10~ blueberry good!
Saturday, October 24, 2009      6 comments

Just wanted to give the thumbs up for Dole's frozen wild blueberries! They're a great way to get blueberries off season. There's no rush to finish the box. No lurking berries gone bad. Just tasty, ready to use berries, 24/7. The... Read more
T- party popper!
Monday, October 19, 2009      5 comments

Multiple guess this time! Answers found in Thyroid 101 #4 blog, "T-Party in your thyroid". Good luck! 1. The "T" in T1, T2, T3, T4 refers to: a. something yummy to drink hot with milk and honey b. something that goes with B and L o... Read more
Thyroid 101 Ten EZ steps...
Friday, October 16, 2009      0 comments

This should have followed the blog on Parathyroids, but O well, too late now! Here's a easy 10 questions to see how much you've retained in from Thyroid 101 # 3, Field Trip to the Parathyroids True/False 1. Parafollicular cells are a... Read more
Thyroid 101 # 4 Y'all invited to the 'T' party in your thyroid!
Thursday, October 15, 2009      2 comments

Okay, busted. So I read the Spark article on procratination today, and here I am, hhhhh, sitting down finally for the next installment of Thyroid 101. Good thing no one's been holding their breath, or ya'll'd be blue by now! First, lets w... Read more
Its Weekend!
Saturday, September 26, 2009      3 comments

Thyroid 101 is on hiatus for the weekend... but that doesn't mean you have to go without a thyroid info fix! Here's a "fun" link, check it out to see if one of your fav celebrities is thyroid impaired! thyroid.about.com/od/new... Read more
Thyroid 101#3 Field trip to the Parathyroids!
Thursday, September 24, 2009      5 comments

In the last blog, we noted that there were two types of thyroid cells, responsible for creating hormones that do different jobs in the body. Follicular cells that create the T's, ie thyroid hormone, which controls the the metabolism and va... Read more
Thryoid 101 ~ Its a 1, 2 popper!
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      4 comments

Here's a chance for you to test your understanding, before moving on to more complicated things. There's a - for every letter in the word, in case you get stuck. Guess that means, I'm gonna have to learn how to spell... um, and count! ... Read more
Thyroid 101~ #2 Insider Information!
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      2 comments

So now that you know where your thyroid is, what structures in the body surround it, and its shape, you're most likely wondering what's going on inside that gland itself. The insider information is: Thyroid hormone and calcitonin manufactu... Read more
Thyroid 101~#1 Location, Location, Location!
Monday, September 21, 2009      4 comments

Our thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland, consisting of a left and right lobe, located for most people, at the midpoint to base of our throats. If you take your fingers and slide them down your trachea (windpipe), you'll find your thyroid ... Read more
Sign up for Thyroid 101!
Sunday, September 20, 2009      8 comments

New, confused, or just want to refresh your thyroid knowledge? Well, then... this blog's for you! As part of our team mission to impower thru education, every few days, I'll be defining basic thryoid vocabulary and the principles that yo... Read more
Quick tip #9 Check your Chicken for track marks!
Friday, September 18, 2009      8 comments

I was happily surprised a coupla weeks ago to find carageenan free chicken in the meatcase of Walmart, under the Harvestland Brand. I bought the boneless, skinless, and virtual fat free chicken thighs for $2.84 a pound. They are fed a veget... Read more
the beauties of blender drinks!
Sunday, September 06, 2009      8 comments

AHHH! Nothing like gettting the day off to a good start with a delicious blender drink for breakfast! With BDs, you'll start your day with 4-6 servings of fruits, feel satisfied and won't have to waste any energy chewing! Recently I... Read more
Slip of the eye challenge!
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      2 comments

Do you guys remember Highlights Magazine for children... how they had a "what's missing?" side by side comparison of two drawings, only one drawing had a bunch of stuff missing? Well this is similar, only its for adults. YES... it is G-ra... Read more

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