Ep. 36: Seaweed, the Thyroid's Friend

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Thousands of years ago, physicians prescribed seaweed as a treatment for goiters, or enlarged thyroids. Was this quackery, or did doctors who worked in the age of togas and chariots know something?

It turns out they did. Seaweed is a source of iodine, a trace mineral critical for many functions of the body, including the thyroid. But there are much better sources for the essential ingredients we need for healthy thyroid function.

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