Energy Sports Drinks, Sodas and Thyroid health

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Do you have thyroid issues? Is your hair thinning in the crown and it’s not CCCa?

Here’s on of the reasons why…………………….Thyroid health is the name of the game today.

Thyroid health is under-rated, yet many have an underlying condition of an over or underactive thyroid.

The thyroid gland helps to regulate many bodily processes that affect Do affect hair growth.

It regulates our levels of estrogen and testosterone, which promotes hair growth and it affects how well we use energy.(metabolism)

When toxicitiies throw the thyroid off-balance consistently for too-long, the thyroid id forced to compete with the toxicities and work within this new-norm, creating the thinning hair in the top of the crown area

over a long period of time.

 

One toxicity I encourage that  my clients watch out for are BVO’s or brominated vegetable oils.

Excess BVO-type toxicity over long periods can alter and contribute to weak, thin hair with Male/female Pattern Baldness-type quality.

 

Toxicity In foods

What is BVO?

Brominated vegetable oil is a synthetic chemical that is created when vegetable oil is bonded to the element bromine. Bromine is heavy, and it keeps the oil from floating to the top of water-based solutions, like soft drinks.

What products contain BVO?

BVO is in some citrus soft drinks including Mountain Dew, Squirt, Fresca, and Fanta. It’s also in sports drinks like Powerade and some pre-mixed cocktails.

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Why is BVO in some kinds of drinks?

Citrus flavors — orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit — are oily. “When you put them on a soda or in a beverage, they tend to sit on top of the drink. They are not dispersed all the way through,” Shelke says. BVO acts as an emulsifier, meaning it helps the citrus flavors mix better in the soft drink. Drinks that contain BVO usually look hazy or cloudy.

Why are there concerns about BVO?

In very high amounts drunk over a long period of time, BVO can build up in the body and cause toxic effects.

In 1997, doctors were stumped by the case of a man who came to the emergency room with headachesfatigue, and a loss of muscle coordination and memory. He continued to get worse over time, and eventually he lost the ability to walk. A blood test found sky-high levels of bromide. The source? The man had been drinking between 2 and 4 liters of soda containing brominated vegetable oil every day. He needed dialysis but eventually recovered.

In 2003, doctors treated a man who developed swollen hands with oozing sores. They diagnosed a rare case of the skin condition bromoderma after blood tests revealed his bromine was about twice normal limits. The man admitted drinking about 8 liters of Ruby Red Squirt, which contains BVO, each day.

it’s in the same chemical family as flame-retardants like polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE).

Scientists are studying brominated flame retardants because blood tests show that these chemicals can build up in our bodies. Early studies suggest that flame-retardant chemicals disrupt normal hormone function, leading to problems with brain development in children, fertilitythyroid function, and possibly cancer.

Other countries are playing it safer. BVO is banned as a food additive in Japan, India, and the European Union.

What products contain BVO?

BVO is in some citrus soft drinks including Mountain Dew, Squirt, Fresca, and Fanta. It’s also in sports drinks like Powerade and some pre-mixed cocktails.

 

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