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As we’ve previously discussed this week, you can optimize thyroid function in many ways, including a well-balanced diet and nutritional supplementation.  Here are a few recipe ideas that include thyroid-friendly ingredients.

Thyroid Enhancer Juice

1/3-inch fresh ginger root

2-inch slice fresh pineapple

2 spinach leaves

1 carrot

1 medium beet root with green tops

1 tsp kelp powder

Wash, trim, and chop first five ingredients and run through juicer.  Add kelp powder to juice and stir.

Thyroid Supporter Salad (serves 4-6)


4 large beets, peeled and grated

2 oranges, cut into bite-size pieces

1 cup sliced shitake mushrooms

1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped

¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


Juice of 1 orange

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

½ teaspoon ground cumin

Sea salt and pepper to taste

Whisk all ingredients together and pour over salad just before serving.


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