Fit And Healthy Took Looking Beyond Her Thyroid

Fit and Healthy Took Looking Beyond Her Thyroid

At Hypothyroid Mom I hear all types of thyroid stories. This one may very well be the story of your thyroid life too. It’s the story of a woman who finally got healthy and lost the stubborn weight that just wouldn’t budge by taking a good look beyond her thyroid.

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Navigating Hypothyroid Weight Loss While In Lockdown

Navigating Hypothyroid Weight Loss While In Lockdown

I’ll never forget the day that I posted this nutritionist’s first guest article for Hypothyroid Mom. My social media channels literally lit up like a Christmas tree. Her article How To Lose Weight When You Are Hypothyroid consistently ranks in the top ten most viewed pages on my site and I know why. She is hypothyroid, just like us, and she gets real about one of the most infuriating symptoms of this disease – that darn hypothyroid fat – even through a pandemic that feels like a horror movie written by Stephen King and directed by Quentin Tarantino.

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Thyroid Keto Twist: Stock Your Fridge With These 16 Foods

thyroid keto twist: stock your fridge with these 16 foods

Keto. Everyone raves about it but many thyroid women, especially women over 40, get no results or even feel worse. This OB/GYN found her hypothyroid female patients most often failed on the traditional ketogenic diet and she was determined to figure out why. I invited her to write a guest post to share her 10 keto modifications for thyroid disease.

Her first guest article was hugely popular and followers flooded in with messages. One woman asked an interesting question, “What’s in your fridge?” And the answer turned into this guest post.

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The Keto Diet with 10 Thyroid Twists

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There’s some conflicting information out there as to whether a ketogenic diet improves symptoms for women having thyroid disease, or whether it makes symptoms worse.

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Keto and your thyroid

Keto and your thyroid

The ketogenic diet has been getting a lot of buzz in recent years. That is plainly obvious with every visit that I make online to read over comments from Hypothyroid Mom followers. It seems like one after another, people are raving about keto for finally helping them lose stubborn fat. With all the rave reviews, however, the truth is that I’ve also heard from hypothyroid readers, more often women than men, feeling sick and even gaining unwanted weight on keto. It is clear to me that the traditional keto diet is not the wonder weight loss cure for everyone, especially those of us with hypothyroidism.

Are there particular modifications for people with hypothyroidism so that everyone wins with keto? That was my burning question. 

And there entered this OB/GYN.

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How to lose weight when you are hypothyroid

How to lose weight when you are hypothyroid

If you are hypothyroid, you know all about the swollen, lumpy, heavy fat that seems to pile on your body, especially your belly, overnight.
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