Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:
Search posts:

Hypothyroidism- Diet tips to lose weight

Posted Mar 25 2010 12:00am

Hypothyroidism is a condition where your body produces less of thyroid hormones. The butterfly shaped thyroid gland is responsible for maintaining normal metabolism and hence the under-active gland leads to body’s processes to slow down. As the process slows with hypothyroidism, you may notice that you feel colder, feel tired faster, experience drier skin, forgetfulness & other side effects. In hypothyroidism, body’s metabolic rate is much lower than the appetite level set by your brain. As a result in hypothyroidism, you consume more calories than you burn, leading to weight gain. Along with this, hypothyroid condition also lowers serotonin levels which further decrease the ‘feeling of fullness’.  So, it becomes essential to try to  the hypothyroidism diet for weight loss.

One study indicated 25% more prevalence of thyroid in Read more

Post a comment
Write a comment:

Related Searches