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Hashimoto’s Diet

In my personal and clinical experience with working with over 2,000 people with Hashimoto's, I can tell you that diet is the foundation for any successful Hashimoto's treatment.

And here's why: Hashimoto's is an autoimmune disease and an estimated 70-80% of the immune system is found in the gut. Dietary proteins have a huge impact on your immune system and can trigger lots of different reactions.

In addition, leaky gut or intestinal permeability is one of the factors that leads to the initiation and progression of Hashimoto's in the first place.

Here's some great information on the best diet for Hashimoto's, various foods that may cause problems, and some major issues that can prevent you from getting better such as losing oral tolerance, SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth), etc.

Hashimoto’s Health Tip: Artificial Sweeteners
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Kichari: Cleansing, Detoxifying & Delicious
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Hashimoto’s Health Tip: Glyphosates and Gluten
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Can Diet Lower Thyroid Antibodies?
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The Importance of the Microbiome in Hashimoto’s
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Hashimoto’s and PCOS: A Perfect Example of How It’s All Connected
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Hashimoto’s Diet: Keys to Success
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Pumpkin Pot Pie With Cranberry Chicken
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Thyroid Hormones and Gluten Sensitivity
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Micronutrient Deficiencies (Part 1 of 2)
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The Truth About Acid (Stomach Acid, People!)
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Hashimoto’s Diet in 5 Steps
Hey people! I get a lot of requests for advice on diet and though it can be really tricky and[...]
Hashimoto’s and SIBO Treatment (Part 2 of 2)
In our previous post, we took a look at the relationship between Hashimoto's and SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth), if[...]
Hashimoto’s and Oral Tolerance (Part 1 of 2)
As many of you know, for the last several years I have focused solely on treating people with Hashimoto's. This[...]
Dairy and Hashimoto’s
With Hashimoto's, sometimes the things that cause the most problems are the things we are most attached to. Dairy certainly[...]
Hashimoto’s Health Tip: Blood Sugar Vicious Cycle
Hey, People! This week's tip involves blood sugar issues and Hashimoto's. This is one of those vicious cycles where one thing[...]
Other Foods Act Like Gluten?
If you have Hashimoto's, the chances are that you have gluten sensitivity or gluten intolerance (whether or not it has[...]
Hashimoto’s Health Tip: Digestive Health
We Are Ecosystems, Not Machines Our bodies are not machines. They are groups of ecosystems all interacting with each other. And[...]
Case Study: Hillary B.
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Food Sources of Vitamins & Minerals
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