Thyroid Health Amanda Haberecht - Naturopath Thyroid disorders are clearly becoming an epidemic, this trend it most evident in women entering their late 20’s to early 40’s which of course are also the child bearing years. Nutritional, immune and endocrine disorders all form part of the background to the prevalence of thyroid disorders in our community. Thyroid disorders can range from a sluggish gland through to autoimmune disease as well as thyroid cancers. The prevalence of the disease is often attributed to a starved thyroid gland as a result of processed diets and compromised nutrition. Many nutrients such as selenium, zinc, vitamin D and iodine are typically found to be depleted...