Dr. Ray Peat is an American biologist who for more than 40 years has researched the interactions between nutrition, hormones, and health. The Ray Peat diet is a pro-metabolic diet, meaning it is based on foods that support thyroid function and a healthy hormonal balance. The Ray Peat diet is getting more and more popular. I have been on the Ray Peat diet for many years myself, with tremendous health benefits. In this blog post, I will explain what the Ray Peat diet is all about.
Bioidentical hormones are often promoted as safe and a better choice than synthetic Hormones Replacement Therapy (HRT). However, according to Dr. Ray Peat, only some of the available bioidentical hormones are safe. In this blog post, you will learn how to supplement safe and helpful bioidentical hormones.
Dr. Ray Peat recommends eating raw carrots daily. Especially Dr. Ray Peat’s carrot salad significantly improves digestive health and hormonal balance. In this blog post, you will learn why Dr. Ray Peat recommends daily raw carrots and how to make Dr. Ray Peat’s famous carrot salad.
Fluoride hurts the body and your thyroid function. Several types of research indicate that too much fluoride causes hypothyroidism. In this blog post, you will learn how you are exposed to fluoride in your daily life, and why it is so important to avoid getting too much fluoride.
According to Dr. Ray Peat, the red and orange rays included in sunlight are essential for healthy thyroid function and hormonal balance. In this blog post, you will learn about the benefits of sunlight and what types of light therapy lamps can be helpful if you live in a climate without enough sun.
Thyroid disease is wide-spread in Western countries. According to the American Thyroid Association, it is estimated that around 20 million Americans will suffer from thyroid-related disorders in their lifetime and around 60% of those are unaware of their condition.
According to Dr. Ray Peat chronic inflammation is characterized by low thyroid function and high levels of pro-inflammatory hormones. In the low thyroid state, the body loses structure and control and lets harmful degenerative and inflammatory processes occur. Several proinflammatory hormones are produced in excess, creating a downward spiraling inflammatory state.
We are told to use polyunsaturated oils instead of saturated fats. But research tells us, that consuming polyunsaturated fats leads to cell aging, inflammation, obesity, diabetes, hypothyroidism and hormonal imbalances. This blog post tells you the truth about polyunsaturated fats.
Reverse T3 is an inactive form of the thyroid hormone T3, which usually is produced in small amounts. However, in situations such as stress, illness, aging, inflammation, or the wrong thyroid medication the production of reverse T3 can increase and create an anti-thyroid effect.
A protein deficiency is often a contributing factor in hypothyroidism because of the the liver’s role in activation of the thyroid hormone. The liver takes care of the majority of the conversion of the inactive thyroid hormone T4 to the active hormone T3. Thus a sluggish liver drastically lowers your metabolism. In order to function optimally, the liver needs a large amount of high-quality protein.
The 5 principles for overcoming hypothyroidism includes: Diet, nutritional supplements, hormonal support compounds, thyroid replacement therapy, and light therapy. These 5 health principles shift your body to a higher energy state with good thyroid function and hormonal balance.
The usual treatment for hypothyroidism is based on the wrong type of medication, and does not take diet and other hormonal imbalances into account. The correct treatment for hypothyroidism involves diet, supplements and correct medication, which contains a mixture of both of the body’s naturally thyroid hormones meaning T4 and T3.
This cake contains chocolate and other ingredients that support thyroid function. Chocolate contains cacao butter which is a saturated fat that supports thyroid function on every level. If you have hypothyroidism and what to use a thyroid supporting diet this chocolate cake is for you.
You can boots your thyroid function naturally by using thyroid support supplements. Certain vitamins, minerals, and herbs are thyroid supporting. However, it is important to select high-quality products and avoid common supplements that can suppress metabolism and promote inflammation.