Thyroid problems are becoming increasingly more common in the population. In the United States alone approximately one in 13 people (7.35% or 20 million people) has some kind of dysfunction in their thyroid glands. And those are just the diagnosed cases. The number could be as high as 33 million people. In the vast majority of cases these are being caused by an underlying autoimmune disorder. And now that we know the statistics and connection between MTHFR and thyroid disorders, some… Read more »

Improving my eating habits has been a process for me. When I made a commitment to a healthier lifestyle I started to think about food in a completely different way. What we put in our bodies is tremendously important. What you ingest and how you digest it can be the single most important key to looking after your health in the long term. As Hippocrates said, “all diseases begin in the gut.” Food has no longer become simply an act… Read more »

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Maybe I should start this post off with a list of some of the things that I’m starting to get really angry about now that I know how much they negatively affect me and others who have MTHFR genetic mutations and/or thyroid disease or dysfunction: Government mandated folic acid fortification of foods: folic acid is an artificial substance that can actually be very harmful to people with MTHFR mutations – and we’re talking about potentially 30% or more of the… Read more »