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Radio Show: Cruciferous Vegetables vs. Your Thyroid – Friend or Foe?

By Ritamarie Loscalzo

Brussel sprouts in old enamel bowl.  Cauliflower and broccoli behind.

Brussel SproutsThis week’s show is about busting up some commonly held myths and misunderstanding about vegetables from the brassica family as they relate to  thyroid health.

Many people who are diagnosed with mild to extreme cases of hypothyroidism are told to completely avoid these cruciferous vegetables, which include broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, and cabbage because of their supposed “goitrous” qualities.

Have you ever been told to avoid these foods?

Dr. Ritamarie gets asked about this very subject repeatedly more than just about any other, and she has an answer (this part will shock you)!

Join us for this very special episode of Vibrant Health Solutions Radio, where Dr. Ritamarie will demystify, debunk and clarify this controversial issue once and for all.

Show Day:

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Time: 8am PT / 9am MT / 10am CT / 11am ET
Length: 30 Minutes

The show call in number is: (424) 243-9555

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In this show learn:

    • broccoli-power-199x300Why brassica vegetables have gotten such a bad rap.
    • If you really have to avoid some of the healthiest, nutrient dense food on the planet.
    • Tips for how to eat your favorite cruciferous vegetables that  even your thyroid will love!

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Do you also have friends and family who have had to give up these tasty and nutritious vegetables? Then make sure to use the share icons to let them know about this show…don’t miss it!

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  1. venus on August 29, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    Great 30 minutes. Love to hear someone speak about both sides of the coin, and have solutions to eating these wonderful vegies without side effects. I have never had a problem with them, but I have seen so many people give up these wonderful cruciferous vegetables because the had heard it would actually cause hypothyroid problems and never took the research any further.
    Once again Thank you Dr Rita Marie for you wisdom and sharing.

  2. […] frequently asked by people whether it is safe or not to include foods from the Brassica family in their diets.  I know I have spoken about this before, but it’s important enough […]

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