Thyroid

We all have one, but do you know what it’s for? It’s a little butterfly shaped endocrine (ie hormone) gland that sits in your throat & has a big job. This small but mighty organ produces thyroid hormone, regulates body temperature, metabolism, heart rate and other vital functions in the body. It’s imperative that we…

Seaweed/Sea Vegetables

Seaweed/Sea Vegetables Pictured from top to bottom: Wakame, Arame, Kombu. There are quite a few types of seaweed and they’re prepared and used in a variety of ways. A lot of us know seaweed as the wrapper on sushi, seaweed snacks (that is Nori) or seaweed salad that’s bathed in sesame oil and is some…

Brazil Nuts

Brazil Nuts Have you ever had Brazil nuts? These South American mighty tree nuts are one of my faves and super high in selenium, iron and healthy fats as well as many other vitamins and minerals like copper, magnesium and zinc. One Brazil nut contains more than 100% of the recommended daily value of selenium….