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What Should I Eat To For Low Thyroid
Potassium rich: Foods include citrus fruit (and other fruits), potatoes, nuts, dairy products but the list is extensive. Proteins are found in meats, poultry, fish, dairy, tofu, beans amongst others. ...Read more
B12: 1) taking B12 is the best treatment for low b12. However, pills may not work for some people who can't absorb it. In this case, you may need to take it by nasal spray, under the tongue, or by injection. 2) both hypothyroidism & inability to absorb B12 can be caused by auto-immunity, which means that a person's own immune system is attacking their own proteins and tissues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to improve it?: You need to know the cause to be able to improve it. ...Read more
What do you suggest if i used to follow a low carb diet , but now i want to maintain my weight, i don't know how many calories should I eat per day?
See below: Go to www.caloriecount.com. Open a free account (they'll ask you some basic question about your age, gender, weight, and activities) and they'll calculate your daily caloric requirement for you. IT's a great site. ...Read more
In the absence: Of an overactive thyroid, there is no such thing as "fast" metabolism. People do burn off calories at different rates, but it is primarily related to body size, activity level, etc. You will gain one pound for each 3500 calories that you eat and don't burn off, but if you do not exercise, it will be stored as fat rather than muscle. ...Read more
Iron rich foods: Foods such a leafy green vegetables (kale), lean red meats, beans, shellfish, nuts and fortified cereals are high in iron. The iron will be absorbed more readily if eaten with foods that contain Vitamin C such as bell peppers, parsley, broccolli, orange juice, kiwi, cooked tomatoes and strawberries. ...Read more
Eat right ...: Avoid goiterogenic foods and eat food rich in B-complex and Selenium. I specialize in this and help people transition from synthetic to natural and use nutrition to help. Adaptogen herbs are helpful too. A good book to read is "Stop the Thyroid Madness, II" of which I authored Chapter 3. There are chapters on proper diet. Also check out www.GetMyThyroidFixed.com JP ...Read more
Have simple hyperplasia. How to reduce my estrogen level quickly? What should I eat and what food to avoid? Thank you.
Hypertriglyceridemia: Triglycerides are made from excess sugar calories in the diet. Thus you should have a high protein, low sugar or low carbohydrate diet. Your exercise for Triglycerides must be cardiovascular. Your exercise is to burn off these excess sugars. The combination of low carbohydrate eating and cardiovascular exercise not only can lower the Triglycerides but can raise the HDL. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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