We interviewed Jill Grunewald, HNC, Integrative Nutrition and Hormone Coach, founder of Healthful Elements, and co-author of the best-selling Essential Thyroid Cookbook about thyroid health.
The thyroid gland plays an outsized role in metabolism, immune issues and neurodevelopment; it is foundational to our overall health.
In This Webinar
In this webinar, Jill Grunewald discussed:
- The effect of stress on the thyroid
- How blood sugar and insulin regulate the thyroid
- The effect of endocrine disruptors on the thyroid
- How the thyroid affects the immune system
- Why women are more likely to suffer with thyroid issues
- Why thyroid issues are so under-diagnosed
- Why so many doctors fail to diagnose thyroid problems
- How nutrient levels contribute to thyroid health
- What foods are best to eat/avoid for those with thyroid problems
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About Jill Grunewald HNC
Jill Grunewald is an Integrative Nutrition and Hormone Coach, founder of Healthful Elements, and co-author of the best selling The Essential Thyroid Cookbook: Over 100 Nourishing Recipes for Thriving with Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s.
Since 2008, she has successfully helped guide her clients and students with Hashimoto’s to health and vitality.
In recent years, Jill has also focused on alopecia (autoimmune hair loss) and offers a unique program for hair regrowth. Jill’s Hashimoto’s has been successfully managed without the use of thyroid drugs and her own alopecia is under control.
Jill and her team not only specialize in Hashimoto’s, but also other autoimmune conditions (especially alopecia and Graves’), adrenal dysfunction, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), fibromyalgia, fertility enhancement, perimenopause/menopause, gut rebuilding/gut infections, and pre-diabetes/diabetes.
You can find her at her website: www.healthfulelements.com
This webinar is not a substitute for medical advice, treatment, diagnosis, or consultation with a medical professional. It is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on to make determinations related to treatment of a medical condition. Epidemic Answers has not verified and does not guaranty the accuracy of the information provided in this webinar.
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