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What's the expert opinion, could the Atkins diet help you to lose weight if you have an underactive thyroid?

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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: No

Brand name T4 replacement and getting your thyroid level back to normal will help.
Then it's just eating fewer calories than you burn off -- just like everyone else. Avoid diets with names on them, learn to eat healthy for your own self and for the rest of your life.

In brief: No

Brand name T4 replacement and getting your thyroid level back to normal will help.
Then it's just eating fewer calories than you burn off -- just like everyone else. Avoid diets with names on them, learn to eat healthy for your own self and for the rest of your life.
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