Is Low Carb Bad For Hypothyroidism?

Is a low carb diet bad for hypothyroidism?

[Last updated 6th December, 2017]

Hypothyroidism is becoming increasingly more common in Western countries.

One of the main symptoms of this hormone disorder is a slower metabolism and gradual weight gain.

Low carb and ketogenic diets have emerged as popular approaches to weight loss, at least in otherwise healthy individuals. But there is some controversy over the safety of these eating patterns for hypothyroidism.

This article reviews the scientific evidence available. [Discover More…]

Science Confirms It: Carbs DON’T Make You Fat

Gary Taubes full of it- CARBS DONT MAKE YOU FAT

[Last updated 9th November, 2017]

Cutting carbs is the most important change for weight loss.

At least, that’s the idea sold by Gary Taubes, Dr. David Ludwig and other low carb enthusiasts.

They believe carbohydrate drives obesity because it raises the hormone insulin. Insulin is said to block the release of fat and also drive additional fat storage. [Discover More…]

33 Low-Carb Lunch and Dinner Ideas (With Nutrition Facts)

low carb lunch ideas

If your health has not improved or worsened following a low-fat eating pattern, a low-carbohydrate approach is worth a try.

Studies consistently show that low-carb diets have metabolic health benefits for many people, especially those with poorly managed type 2 diabetes (1).

A low-carb diet can be broadly classified as restricting total carbohydrate intake to about 50-100 grams per day. The average diet contains more than 250 grams per day.

The following 33 low-carb lunch and dinner recipe ideas can help you stay within that range. [Discover More…]