Wednesday, 06 June 2018 / Published in Diet & Health
stress and sugar
Sooner or later in our lives, we all experience this: stress causes people to consume high sugar and high-calorie foods rather than healthy alternatives. This happens because of the way these foods taste as well the way they make you feel when they are metabolized and it is often done as a form of self-medication
Monday, 23 April 2018 / Published in Diet & Health
Brazil nuts
As I previously wrote in my blog, you might have heard about selenium many times as an ingredient in antioxidant supplements, but you probably don’t know that this mineral has an enormous importance for the correct functioning of the thyroid gland as well. This mineral is incorporated into at least 25 selenoproteins[1] involved in different
Thursday, 05 April 2018 / Published in Diet & Health
Selenium supplementation and Hashimoto thyroiditis
Recently, a friend of mine told me he had started taking selenium supplements after being diagnosed with Hashimoto thyroiditis. Intrigued by the idea that a selenium pill could curb such a common disease, I started to dig into the scientific literature regarding this topic. What I discovered is that, since 2002, several trials have investigated
Saturday, 31 March 2018 / Published in Healthy recipes
Aromatic fish soup
Who doesn’t like to eat fish? Of course, we a do. Nothing beats the awesomeness of baked fish fi et or a hearty bowl of seafood broth. Besides being utterly delicious, fish can be an excellent substitute for other high-in-saturated protein options such as beef and pork. The presence of omega-3 fatty acids in fish

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