Foods and Herbs that Improve Thyroid Function

Ep 55
In this week’s episode of ReInvent Healthcare, we will talk about food, nutrients, and some herbs that can help support healthy thyroid function. We go over what particular foods are rich in nutrients that will help benefit thyroid function.


  • [1:30] – The Importance of Iodine, Riboflavin, and Selenium

  • [5: 30] – Iron and B Vitamins

  • [7:00] – Ashwagandha and Normalizing Cortisol Levels

  • [15:00] – Rehmannia for supporting adrenals and lowering blood sugar

  • [42:00] – Green leafy vegetables and chlorophyll for energizing and supporting the thyroid


  • Adding a teaspoon or 2 of Black Cumin Seed can drop the TSH by an average of 2.29. It’s also great for clients dealing with autoimmune problems. 

  • Turmeric is good for clients with Crohn’s disease and Colitis to support gut health and the liver. 

  • For clients with insomnia and short-term memory, we can recommend our clients take Magnolia. It also decreases anxiety about 5x more powerfully than Valium



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Ritamarie Loscalzo

Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo is a best-selling author and speaker known for her extensive knowledge, infectious energy, and inspirational message that encourages individuals to become their own best health advocate. She is an internationally recognized nutrition and health authority who specializes in using the wisdom of nature to restore hormone balance with a special emphasis on thyroid, adrenal and insulin imbalances. She founded the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology to empower health and nutrition practitioners to get to the root cause of health concerns by using functional assessments and natural therapeutics to balance the endocrine system, the body's master controller.

Dr. Ritamarie is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with Certification in Acupuncture and is a Diplomat of the American Clinical Nutrition Board. She is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with a Master’s in Human Nutrition, has completed a 2-year, 500-hour Herbal Medicine Program at David Winston’s Center for Herbal Studies and has a master's degree in Computer Science, which contributes to her skills as an ace problem solver.