50 minutes | Feb 17, 2021

Diet and exercise for thyroid problems - Episode 53 with Dr Alan Christianson

SummaryThe rate of thyroid problems is increasing in the Western world. More people are struggling with their weight, metabolism, energy and health and many do not yet realise the source of the problem! Often those who have a diagnosis of thyroid disease, such as hypothyroidism or Hashimoto's disease, have yet to find a lasting solution to return to good health. Dr Christianson joins us on the podcast to reveal a fascinating solution that can benefit up to 80% of those who suffer from low thyroid function. Restoring health and fitness is possible with the right dietary strategy after all!Guest biographyDr Alan Christianson is a certified Naturopathic doctor and the founder of the Endocrine Association of Naturopathic Physicians. He has been running his Integrative Health clinic since 1996 and has become a renowned name in the field of natural hormonal health and wellness, with more specific specialization in thyroid and adrenal disorders. He is the author of the several books, including the bestselling books, The Adrenal Reset Diet (2015), the Metabolism Reset Diet (2019), and now his latest publication The Thyroid Reset Diet (2021). Episode contentThis thyroid is relatively small, but powerful gland can impact virtually every cell in the human body. If you have concerns about your metabolism, weight, or health in general, or you work with clients who may need support in this area, then episode 53 is a MUST listen! Topics include:1:56 Why listen to this episode of the Fit to Succeed show?3:17 Prevalence of thyroid problems5:11 Thyroid disease as an autoimmune condition6:52 Why females suffer more from Thyroid conditions9:48 Clear signs and symptoms of thyroid disease without a lab test13:02 The relevance of Dr C's thyroid quiz15:33 Low thyroid as diagnosed by lab numbers17:27 How low thyroid can affect fitness training19:03 Interaction between low thyroid and adrenal health and stress21:01 Exercise recommendations for thyroid disease22:40 Weight gain and the responsibility of the thyroid26:14 Does low-carb eating impact thyroid function?32:17 The connection between iodine and low thyroid37:44 How to manage dietary iodine when food software does not include it44:04 Personal care products may also contain iodine and lead to excessEpisode links:EWG's skin deep cosmetics database allows the user to search up any ingredient or product and review its potential for harm. Rate the showIf you enjoyed this episode, then please rate and review the show, and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Comments and feedback are always welcome. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or the video series on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release. It also helps the show rank higher and reach more people.For other great episodes and expert guests on the Fit to Succeed show, visit our podcast library at nordicfitnesseducation.com
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