Apple Cider Vinegar

Laurie Neri Diet, Hormones, Remedies 0 Comments

There are so many reasons to use apple cider vinegar in your daily routine. When apple juice is fermented and left raw, unfiltered, and unpasteurized, the benefits are additional enzymes, trace minerals and pectin. The highest quality is cloudy with stringy particles floating in it. People spend so much money on digestive enzyme supplements. All you need is 1 tablespoon …

Vitamin D

Laurie Neri Diet, Uncategorized, Vitamins 1 Comment

All of a sudden the past couple years the medical world has jumped on this one. Funny how most doctors tell us we don’t need to take vitamins – just eat good. Now they give prescriptions for vitamin D. So I guess that’s all we need??? Vitamin D deficiencies can lead to calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphate and zinc deficiencies. All …

DHEA

Laurie Neri Hormones 5 Comments

DHEA, dehydroepiandrosterone, is hormone produced in the adrenal glands. When the body is low in DHEA, your ability to fight infection decreases. Autoimmune disorders, asthma, high cholesterol, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, osteoporosis, allergies, depression,  Alzheimer’s and yes – even cancer. DHEA is converted in the body to other hormones such as testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone.  Supplementation can help with muscle …

Yeast Free Diet

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In my first article about the thyroid, I wrote a whole checklist of symptoms such as constipation, fatigue, headaches, allergies, joint pain, auto-immune disease, etc. , affiliated with thyroid malfunction. So if you have any of these symptoms, a yeast free diet may certainly help you along. Eventhough we all should be very grateful for antibiotics, I believe they have …

The Iodine Connection

Laurie Neri Thyroid 10 Comments

The big question:  why do women have more thyroid issues than men? Due to larger amounts of reproductive tissue, women require more iodine to regulate proper hormone synthesis throughout the entire reproductive system. Iodine found in the ovaries is second to the amount found in the thyroid.   If your reproductive tissue don’t have enough iodine, it will seek it …

Hypothyroidism

Laurie Neri Thyroid 1 Comment

So much to talk about on this topic so I have decided to make this the first of many blogs in order to clearly understand just how important and critical this gland is to us in so many ways. Symptoms include fatigue, disturbed sleep, trouble losing weight, intolerance to cold, constipation, poor memory, depression, skin disorders, brittle nails, menstrual problems, …