For the distribution of many hormones through our body, 99% of the responsibility is taken by the Thyroid. Here is a very short list, if you want to know what is the Thyroid responsible for: body temperature, respiration, cholesterol levels, calcium levels, skin integrity, menstrual cycles, brain development, carbohydrate and fat metabolism, the nervous system and the heart. Taking a look at this list, it is pretty obvious that the thyroid plays a huge role in our general health. One o the most common conditions of the Thyroid, is the hypothyroidism which can be caused from lack of activity from the thyroid. The symptoms of this disease include dry skin, difficulty with concentrating, dry hair, fatigue and mostly weight gain.
Hyperthyroidism can be also caused from overactive thyroid, and it is quite a serious and dangerous condition. The symptoms from this disease are diarrhea, rapid heart beat and losing weight.
The most common treatments for this disease, is surgery, oral radioactive iodine or medications. It is very difficult to do the right treatment, and target what causes the problem, not getting the treatment that is needed can cause a lot of problems, it can make the thyroid to secrete inadequate amounts of some hormones, also it may reduce its function. Which is why, we give you a natural remedy which can help you to boost the function of your thyroid, and improve its health in general.
How Will This Recipe Help Your Thyroid?
Cranberries are the greatest source of iodine (this is a vital food for the thyroid, because all of the hormones in the thyroid contain and are made of iodine).
Vitamin C , mostly is contained in the lemon and orange juice, which also has a lot of antioxidants that can improve the health of your thyroid.
Ginger is a rich source for magnesium, which has proven to be one of the most critical ways of treating or controlling the thyroid disease you are fighting with.
Cinnamon the risk of hypothyroidism is reduced, due to the ability that the ginger has to reduce inflammation.
To provide amazing effects and benefits, make this drink at home, and take it on daily basis. Besides treating your thyroid disease, or preventing from it, you also get a huge boost of vitamins.
Cranberry Thyroid-Boosting Juice
- 1/4 tablespoon of Ceylon cinnamon
- 1/4 tablespoon of dry ginger
- 1 cup of 100% natural and organic cranberry juice
- 7 cups of filtered or spring water
- 1/4 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon
- 3/4 tablespoon of freshly squeezed orange
- 1/4 tablespoon of nutmeg
Put the water in a pot, and put it on heat. Let it on the heater until it starts to boil, then you can add all the spices and the cranberry juice inside. Simmer it for about 20 minutes, then remove it from the heater. Leave it to cool down completely, once it had, add the lemon and orange juice. Drink all of that in one day.
If you want to provide more benefits, increase the consumption of vitamin D, vitamin B12, selenium, goitrogens, and exercise as much is you can, every week for several times. Keep exercising, eat healthier and enjoy the benefits!
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