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Podcast 267:
Ask the Thyroid Experts!

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The Thyroid Sessions are changing the world!

As of this writing, a whopping 105.5K people have registered to attend the event and over 2000 comments have been posted on the presentation pages.

Many of those comments have been questions for our experts.

To ensure that you get the answers you’re looking for, I’m hosting 3 LIVE Q&A sessions on the UW podcast. The first session went down last Thursday, when Reed Davis, Ben Greenfield, Christa Orecchio, and Andrea Nakayama joined me for the hour.

Here’s what our callers asked and our experts answered:

3:38 – My TSH is normal but my antibodies are sky high. AND I have nodules. What should I do?



8:32 – I’m extremely gluten sensitive. Can gluten antibodies attack the thyroid enough to cause nodules? And what kind of dietary modifications should I make if I’ve had my thyroid removed?

12:50 – I have Graves’ disease and have had my thyroid irradiated. But I’m still experiencing weight gain and mood symptoms. What can I do?

20:09 – I have major digestive problems and have gone gluten-free. My thyroid scores are abnormal. I was told to investigate my gut, liver, and possible LPS toxicity. And thoughts?

23:24 – I have alopecia, an autoimmune disorder. Is there a connection to thyroid problems?

25:55 – Is there any connection between the MTHFR genetic mutation and Hashimoto’s?

28:07 – I am hypothyroid and gluten sensitive and have been diagnosed with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. What can I do to go deeper? Should I try juicing or colon cleansing? I’d like to put the antibodies in remission.


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Functional Fat Loss Webinar!

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by Sean Croxton and Reed Davis

By popular demand!

Last night, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition founder, Reed Davis, myself, and about 400 attendees got together for this year’s first FREE webinar. The topic: Functional Fat Loss.

What does Functional Fat Loss mean?

Well, it means that fat loss is not just a matter of diet and exercise. As Reed pointed out early in his presentation, fat accumulation can be a symptom of some underlying — and often unaddressed — dysfunction within the hormonal, digestive, detoxification, and immune systems.

Diet and exercise are just two pieces of a MUCH larger puzzle.

For example, did you know that 60-percent of your thyroid hormone is activated in your liver? This particular hormone holds great influence over your metabolism. So if your liver is clogged up — due to toxins from food, personal care and cleaning products, as well as the general environment — this can put the brakes on your fat loss goals!

As a matter of fact, another 20-percent of thyroid is activated by the bacteria in your gut. The problem is that most of us have imbalanced gut flora, thus compromised metabolisms.

Click below to WATCH last night’s webinar.

I’ll be honest with you. While we intended this webinar to be for the general population, Reed got a bit carried away and was a bit too technical and jargon-y. That’s my fault for not reviewing the slides beforehand. My bad.

Due to this, Reed and I have decided to record a simplified version of the presentation. I’ll be posting it to this blog as soon as it is done.

So if you’re relatively new to this functional stuff, this may not be the webinar for you. But if you’re a trainer, health practitioner, or a nerd like me, this will be like brain candy for you.

Be sure to stick around to the end, when Reed and I offer you a $300 discount on the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition certification course. Use the coupon code UW300 at www.fdncourse.com.

If you’re interested in finding an FDN practitioner to work with, you may locate one HERE.

And last but not least, I will be hosting a Q&A session with Reed TOMORROW morning at 8am PT/11am ET on the radio show.

Here’s THE LINK.

Happy Friday, friends.

Sean
Author, The Dark Side of Fat Loss
Dark Side of Fat Loss


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Chasing Symptoms: The H.I.D.D.E.N. Truth!

seek_truth_by_beautifullyevilby Sean Croxton

I got a text from my cousin yesterday.

He was hoping I could share with him a good — and of course, FAST — way to lose weight.

You can probably imagine what his New Year’s Resolution is.

Exactly how I was going to answer this ultra-loaded question in a text message was beyond me. And as you and I know, long-term fat loss is not something to be done as quickly as possible.

The best I could do was send him the download link to my ebook. Because the fact of the matter is that I have no idea WHY my cousin is overweight in the first place.

And that’s what I want to talk about today.

Everyday, my inbox is flooded with questions from viewers, readers, and listeners regarding specific symptoms and health conditions.

Questions like…

What can I do to keep my skin from breaking out?

I’ve had insomnia for years, and I’ve tried every supplement under the sun. Why doesn’t anything work?

My digestion is horrible. I have (insert symptoms here) almost daily. What do you think is wrong with me? HELP!

About 90-percent of the time, my answer is this…


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The Podcast About GMOs, Detox, Skin Health, and Stuff…

This one got off to a wee bit of a rough start.

I was wondering why the heck I was hearing myself echo. Ended up having another tab open with the live show playing on delay in my headphones. Whoops! My bad.

Good thing I figured that one out pretty quick…

Anyway, we got the show started with an incredibly informative 5-minute briefing from Sherri Fogarty on the current genetically modified (GM) food labeling initiative going on here in California, as well as a few other states. Sherri has been on a mission for the past several months, working her tail off to get GM labeling on the ballot. She also fills us in on how the evil Monsanto is threatening to sue the State of Vermont if the State pursues a labeling law. That’s crazy stuff!

Learn more about the GM ballot initiative HERE.

Next up, my main man Reed Davis, founder of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition, drops some truth bombs, including:


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Want a Career You’re Passionate About?

by Sean Croxton

A couple of mornings ago, I was reading a great book and came across a passage that I immediately posted to my Facebook wall.

Since the quote got 94 “likes” and counting, I think it really hit home with a lot of people. It went like this:

“No amount of money, no matter how much it is, will ever compensate you sufficiently for remaining in a job that is drudgery and robs you of your spirit, or one that prevents you from fulfilling a dream. As the old saying goes, “In your haste to make a living don’t forget to make a life.” Be bold; forge off in a direction that you have a passion for.”

I’ve been very fortunate to do exactly what I am passionate about, serving people and helping them attain and maintain abundant health.

Just yesterday I got this email from a client in the UK whom I work with over Skype:

“Just wanted to thank you again. As you know, my clothes are becoming too big…well I am getting smaller. :) Anyway, I was shopping for jeans and was in Guess to buy a smaller size of black skinny jeans and came out a very happy girl! I went from a 28 to a 25! Sean I cannot even remember that last time I was a 25! They look so tiny! The lady even put them in this tiny bag! Thanks Sean, for helping my pants fall down!”

Imagine how I felt reading that.

I think everyone should love their job. And if my job seems like something you are passionate about and would love to do, I invite you to learn more about how you can DO it.

Tomorrow night at 5pm PT/8pm ET, my mentor and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition (FDN) founder Reed Davis and I will be hosting a webinar entitled How to Become a Health Detective.

During this webinar you will learn:

* How you can identify and resolve most common health conditions at the root cause level.
* How the course teaches you to interpret functional lab test results and design corrective protocols.
* How you can build a thriving health coaching business from home, just like mine.
* How this self-paced online course is designed to support you and ensure your success.

Who is this webinar for?

Well, everyone!

The personal trainer looking to set him or herself apart from the rest of the pack (this was me).

The chiropractor or acupuncturist who wishes to get more in-depth with his or her patients

The parent who wants to take more control over the health of his or her family.

You’re all invited!

That’s TOMORROW, November 16th at 5pm PT/8pm ET.

Click HERE to register for the How to Become a Health Detective webinar.

By the way, we’re offering a special discounted offer AND a bonus coaching call with me to those who enroll in the course.

See you there!

Sean Croxton, FDN
Author, The Dark Side of Fat Loss