If you are a thyroid patient trying to lose weight, you may have noticed that it can be a challenge or it feels nearly impossible to lose weight when you are hypothyroid. But it is possible by making a significant change to your diet which is necessary in order to successfully lose weight with a thyroid condition.
About 42 million people in India are living with a Thyroid disorder. To lose weight- a balanced diet, control portions and a good workout can do wonders for people. But when you have hypothyroidism, the under active thyroid gland plays a major role and your metabolism slows down, your calories start to stick, and you start gaining weight. People suffer from the inability to lose weight.
The thyroid gland is a 2-inch butterfly-shaped organ located at the front of the neck. Though the thyroid is small, it’s a major gland in the endocrine system and affects nearly every organ in the body.Thyroid disorders tend to run in families and can develop at any age. Yet women in menopause and older are most likely to suffer with thyroid problems. Depending on the type of thyroid problem, signs and symptoms will differ. These include: Muscle and joint pain and tendinitis problems, Discomfort in the neck, changes to the condition of your hair and skin, bowel trouble, irregular menstruation pattern, weight changes, fatigue. It regulates fat and carbohydrate metabolism, respiration, body temperature, brain development, cholesterol levels, the heart and nervous system, blood calcium levels, skin integrity, and more.
What type of thyroid diet to follow totally depends on your unique physiology, food sensitivities, ability to absorb nutrients, and effectiveness at metabolizing, storing, and burning carbohydrates, among other factors. Thyroid patients need to be careful about the foods they eat. There are certain foods which help in improving the thyroid issue and certain others which act as trigger foods and should be avoided. While I am a qualified nutritionist and a lifestyle influencer as well, I have to be familiar with your personal medical history, your current medications or additional factors that need to be considered when altering your diet or fitness regime.
As flexibility is the key, I can help you meet all your individual needs, so if there is an ingredient you don’t eat then a healthy appropriate alternative or replacements is being given. By limiting or eliminating junk foods and highly processed products by focusing more on whole, unrefined foods as they are fundamental to a healthy diet plan for hypothyroidism.
Along with food, exercise, stress and sleep also play a very important role in correcting thyroid condition and this is what we will help you in detail.
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