TIPS TO HEAL - Thyroid Awareness Month @Universal

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

The Thyroid gland is healthy and functioning for body's overall well-being and to regulate body metabolism rate to produce energy from nutrients and oxygen.

Hormones produced by the thyroid gland influence virtually every cell, tissue and organ in the body that are responsible for

1. Helping to control your body temperature.

2. Increasing heart rate and stimulating heart muscle contraction.

3. Proper brain function.

4. Managing body energy expenditure, heart generation and weight.

5. Regulating the function of the digestive tract.

Tips to Heal the THYROID

Eat Sea vegetables twice a week.

Sea Vegetables are versatile and taste delicious, but it’s their vast health benefits that make them an important element of Body Ecology.

One bottle of the juice actually contains 60 percent of your recommended daily intake for iodine, which is critical for a healthy thyroid, the gland that controls your body's metabolism and is also responsible for proper bone and brain development during pregnancy and infancy.

Don't be afraid of butter!

Butter is easily one of the most controversial foods. If cutting out other forms of dairy like milk and cheese, consider keeping grass-fed butter in your diet.

Add more pro-thyroid saturated fats like coconut oil and butter, and the elimination of unsaturated fats (PUFA), as they suppress thyroid function.

Cook your Kale

Kale, as a cruciferous vegetable, belongs to a family of foods known as goitrogens, meaning that they have the potential, when raw and in larger quantities, to slow down the thyroid, and promote the formation of a goitre an enlarged thyroid.

If you have thyroid issues, then kale smoothies and salads are the best choices. The reason is that the cruciferous vegetables contain goitrogens that may disrupt the thyroid if consumed in large quantities. Other cruciferous veggies include cabbage, Brussels sprouts, broccoli and cauliflower.


We already know about the connection between cell phones and brain tumours. But this little radiation machine that you hold up to your ear is awfully close to your thyroid gland as well. A good alternative is to get a headset to use while speaking on the phone.

Slow down your Eating.

The thyroid gland is located in your throat area, so it literally connects the mind and body. When you rush while eating, the food moves so quickly from mouth to stomach that the connection from mind to body is not strong. The mouth doesn’t know what the stomach is doing and vice versa.

A healthy advice for thyroid sit down, slow down, savour, breathe and chew your food. Since the thyroid is the master of your metabolism, you want to eat slowly enough so it can record the message that food is entering the body.


Voice is the centre of our communication with the world.

The people with hypothyroid tend to “swallow down” what they really want to say. It’s been very healing for them to learn to speak their truth. People with hyperthyroid are talking too much and can benefit by listening more.


Yoga asanas can stimulate and support the entire endocrine system. Sarvangasana is the most important pose to stimulate thyroid gland and control thyroxin. This is the most effective yoga pose where blood flow from legs to head region due to its inverted condition therapy helps in curing of thyroid.


The thyroid and adrenal glands work together, so if you are exhausted and depleted you may benefit from adrenal support. Adaptogens which are herbs to support the adrenals, as well as an Energy Formula that helps you fight fatigue.