The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped organ that sits at the front of the neck. It's the primary regulator of the metabolism and has a huge impact on our endocrine function as a whole.
If you're experiencing symptoms such as memory loss, sudden weight gain or a slowing down of all processes, a sluggish thyroid may be to blame. One of the biggest reasons our thyroid slows down, in addition to aging, is lack of iodine. Our bodies aren't able to make iodine naturally, so we rely on obtaining nutrients through our diet to support a healthy thyroid.
The thyroid needs to be supported with iodine, but adding foods rich in tyrosine, zinc and selenium will also help give your system a boost! Some foods to incorporate daily that are rich in these nutrients are: