Hypothyroidism

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7 Weight Loss Tips That DON’T Work If You Have Hypothyroidism

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[Last updated 10th April, 2019]

When it comes to weight loss, there’s a mountain of information to absorb.

Most advice comes from national government guidelines, which are designed for the average healthy person.

But what if you’re not the average person?

Generalised health recommendations don’t always apply to those with medical conditions… Especially an underactive thyroid.

This article looks at 7 popular weight loss tips and why they don’t apply to those with hypothyroidism.[Discover More…]

The Best Diet For An Underactive Thyroid: Splitting Fact From Fiction

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[Last updated 29th December, 2018]

Our thyroid plays a huge role in metabolism.

Alongside insulin and cortisol, thyroid hormones are a driving factor behind metabolic rate and weight management.

As you would expect, many health problems emerge if our thyroid stops working properly.

Studies show that at the very least 3.7% of American adults have an underactive thyroid, which is likely similar in other developed countries (1).

Rates are on the rise, as are those selling thyroid supplements and giving inaccurate dietary advice.

This article provides an unbiased summary, splitting fact from fiction.[Discover More…]

How To Lose Weight With An Underactive Thyroid: Your 6-Step Guide

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[Last updated 28th December, 2018]

Losing weight and keeping it off can be a struggle.

Especially if you have an underactive thyroid. Your metabolism has slowed down and you’re almost always feeling tired.

But if you break down the process into small steps, and tick each box as you go, weight loss comes much easier.

This guide covers the 6 fundamental steps required to successfully lose weight with an underactive thyroid.[Discover More…]