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Food for Thought: The Importance of Diet & Thyroid Disease


Published November 16, 2017

Eating Right with Thyroid Disease

Nutritionists, dietitians, and health experts alike tend to agree that the importance of food on overall health should never be underestimated. For people who are managing different types of thyroid diseases, such as hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, Graves’ disease, and more, the significant influence diet can play on these conditions is no exception. Unfortunately, it can be all too easy to fall into poor eating habits, which can lead to excessive weight gain, fatigue, and exacerbated thyroid symptoms. The good news is that it is never too late to adopt healthy eating habits, and the benefits can begin to show very quickly for many people. Often, people who have tried many forms of treatment without success can see dramatic results from just diet modifications. However, it is important to understand that a thyroid diet requires some tweaks to ensure just the right balance, and working with an expert can help. Read more…

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