Thyroid disease is a medical condition that affects the function of the thyroid gland and today millions people suffer from some thyroid disorder, even though many of them are not aware of that. The most common symptoms of thyroid problems are excessive weight gain or weight loss, fatigue, joint pain, libido loss, hair loss, brittle nails, headaches, dizziness, constipation, cold sensitivity, insomnia, dry skin, cold feet and hands, etc.

Scientific studies showed that even 65% of of the American population is overweight and even 27% of them are obese. Experts explain that these numbers are alarming because the problems related to the thyroid actually are related with weight gain, particularly at women who are suffering from hypothyroid disorders.

The coconut oil is a saturated fat which means it is stable oil that doesn’t get damaged due to oxidation stress. Coconut oil is one of the healthiest natural oils as this oil has the ability to prevent conversion and processing of T3 and T4 hormones, needs no enzyme stress, and this oil also does not need to be broken down with enzymes. Scientists explain that the oxidation damage and damage from rancid oils have negative impact on the liver and the elimination of long chain fats and the switch from medium chain fats (of coconut) can rebuild cell membranes and produce more enzymes. That is the reason why polyunsaturated fats are so efficient and beneficial in the treatment of thyroid issues. The coconut oil contains polyunsaturated fats and doctors recommend its intake.

Medical experts explain that by following these tips you will maintain optimal function of your thyroid gland:

This has also been confirmed in the cases of Donna and Sharon, who experienced the same problems.

  • Include healthy oils in your diet, such as coconut and olive oil;
  • Exercise on a regular basis;
  • Consume foods that are abundant with iodine, such as: kelp, black seaweed, coldwater fish, kombu;
  • Start taking supplements: vitamin C, B, and E, zinc, selenium
  • Avoid salad dressings or any other foods that contain high amounts of salt. Instead, prepare your dishes at home;

Avoid or try to reduce the exposure to fluoride and mercury.