Having Thyroid Problems? Understanding Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism with Lisa Andrews

August 25, 2021

On this episode, we speak with Registered Dietician Lisa Andrews about our thyroid gland.  What it is?  What it does in the body? What are the problems associated with it?  We learn symptoms of hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism and Hashimotos and how many mirror perimenopausal symptoms.  Lisa wrote the book The Complete Thyroid Cookbook and she shares dietary concerns, food sensitivities and inflammation.  It is important that women in midlife ask that their thyroid levels be checked because many don't even realize there is a problem.  

Lisa is the owner of Sound Bites Nutrition in Cincinnati where she shares her nutrition knowledge through teaching, counseling, cooking demos, and freelance writing. She has over 30 years of experience in the field of nutrition. Lisa is the author of the Healing Gout Cookbook, Complete Thyroid Cookbook and upcoming Heart Health Meal Prep Cookbook.  She is active in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a House Delegate representative for Ohio and has served as president and chair on professional issues. Lisa’s line of food pun swag, Lettuce beet hunger supports those suffering food insecurity in Cincinnati. 

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