Weight gain is common in those with hypothyroid conditions. And while most people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis have a difficult time losing weight, a small percentage of people with hypothyroid conditions find it challenging to gain weight. In this article I will discuss the common factors which cause some people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s to experience weight loss and/or find it difficult to gain weight.
TV, it seems, has its signals crossed.
On one channel you'll see shows like The Biggest Loser fighting obesity and advocating weight loss through diet and exercise.
But turn the channel and you have Paula Deen whipping up some down-home, deep-fried deliciousness featuring cakes, cupcakes, or other sweet treats. What gives?
The reality is that we as a country are bombarded with mixed messages every day when it comes to food. We want to (and often do!) indulge in the sugary goodness that seems to be on every street corner, vending machine, and cookie jar, and then we lament our expanding waistlines and the growing diabetes epidemic.
No wonder everyone is looking for a magic pill to take off the weight. But what if you could stop the cravings that led to the overeating in a safe and effective way?
If only you could stop the overeating, you could not only stop gaining weight, but maybe you'd actually lose weight. Better still, you could regain control over your eating and your life! As it turns out, this may be more possible than you may think.
Numerous double-blind studies,1, 2 have shown that the amino acid 5-hydroxytryptophan (“5-HTP”) is highly effective in easing anxiety and depression. However, over the past decade or so, more and more studies are coming out that show 5-HTP may be a valuable weight loss tool as well.
Joel Fuhrman, 28 April 2016
We live in a society of food excess, where people have been trained to overeat since childhood. In our society, most people overeat routinely.
health freedom alliance, 10 April 2016
There is no shortage of weight loss advice on the internet.
Although some weight loss tips are good, others are useless or downright harmful.
Mercola, March 07, 2016
Inulin is a type of water-soluble prebiotic fiber found in onions, leeks, garlic, asparagus, Jerusalem artichoke and many other foods.
CAROL WHITAKER, January 19, 2016
Everything we do stems from our belief systems. Your self-image is responsible for all that you do. Take a step back and think about how you feel about yourself and then take note of how you live.
Heidi Kristoffer, December 26, 2015
Many health risks are associated with excess abdominal fat:
Samantha Olson, Nov 29, 2015
Cravings, stress, and laziness (hey, us too) can all influence weight gain, but what about your genes? A new study from the University of Cambridge has found a gene that triggers the body to store fat, and as a result, this stored fat makes it harder for people to lose weight.