Dr. Izabella Wentz is a pioneering expert in lifestyle interventions for treating Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, which I have. She was also diagnosed at age 27, and in search of answers, conducted an incredible amount of research to create her own autoimmune protocol.
In addition to her New York Times bestseller Hashimoto’s Protocol, she just wrote a new book called Hashimoto’s Food Pharmacology: Nutrition Protocols and Healing Recipes to Take Charge of Your Thyroid Health. I’ve read it and it’s totally awesome. It includes a ton of recipes and a complete nutrition plan for anyone struggling with Hashimoto’s. Her passion and knowledge on the subject really shines through.
If you suspect you might have a thyroid imbalance or have been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, definitely don’t miss this episode!
Episode Highlights With Izabella Wentz
- What it means if you have Hashimoto’s disease
- Why Hashimoto’s is one of the most common autoimmune conditions
- The genetic conditions that might mean we’re more likely to develop a thyroid problem
- What food sensitivities have to do with it
- The hidden culprit that might be in our gut
- Important nutrients to supplement when you have impaired digestion or a limited diet
- Why to test vitamin D, and how often to get retested
- Dr. Izabella’s food and supplement prescription for thyroid balance
- The two foods that can start to turn around a thyroid condition right away
- Whether you need to avoid cruciferous vegetables if you have Hashimoto’s
- Easy substitutes for dairy and grains
- And more!
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