Healthy Living Tips - Karen Berrios

Healthy Living Tips

The Thyroid and Gut Connection

By Karen Berrios | April 13, 2018

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” It seems that there are many situations in life that can be represented by this. One of which is the connection between gut health and thyroid health. A healthy gut supports a healthy thyroid, and vice versa. The reverse is also…

What You Need to Know About Collagen and its Health Benefits

By Karen Berrios | April 12, 2018

What is Collagen? Collagen is a protein made up of amino acids. Your body uses amino acids as building blocks and those found in collagen make up a large percentage of the total amino acids found in your body. Collagen is vital in building connective tissue and plays a huge role in your skin and…

Non-Toxic Easter Egg Fun

By Karen Berrios | March 29, 2018

I just love Easter! It is a precious holiday where we gather to remember what our Lord Christ Jesus did for us all. Of course, with it comes the many traditions such us egg hunting, egg coloring, chocolate eggs, candy, Easter baskets, etc. But it wasn’t until after I was diagnosed I discovered the truth…

4 Things That Happened When I Started Eating Collagen

By Karen Berrios | March 26, 2018

Collagen is a protein made up of amino acids which our body uses as building blocks to give structure to our hair, skin, nails, bones, ligaments and much more. At the beginning of my thyroid cancer healing journey I followed a very strict plant-based diet but my doctors and I recently discovered issues with my…

Are You Cleaning Your House with Toxins?

By Karen Berrios | February 7, 2018

Since I was first diagnosed with thyroid cancer I have made significant changes in my life and lifestyle. I’ve learned a great deal about nutrition and healing. I’ve changed my internal dialogue, implemented numerous therapies, drastically changed my diet, and much more. A big part of this process has involved changing the products that I…