Recharging a weary thyroid — the gland that acts like batteries for your body — revs metabolism to boost energy, mood, and motivation. Plus, a healthy thyroid cuts your risk of certain diseases.
Skip the gym.
Moving at a moderate level for 30 minutes three to five days a week strengthens the gland without causing strain.
Swing away stress.
A 30-minute daily R&R break, like swaying on a porch swing, may cut your production of the thyroid-sapping stress hormone cortisol.
Try a tropical ‘shot’.
Sipping 1 to 2 ounces of aloe vera juice daily helps protect the gut lining from damage that hampers thyroid health.
Savor this spice.
New research in Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that enjoying ½ a teaspoon of ginger daily boosts the thyroid