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Thyroid Specialist, Benedicte Lerche MSc PhD

Blog Posts About Thyroid Diet

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The Truth About Polyunsaturated Fats

We are told to use polyunsaturated oils instead of saturated fats. But research tells us, that consuming polyunsaturated fats leads to cell aging, inflammation, obesity, diabetes, hypothyroidism and hormonal imbalances. This blog post tells you the truth about polyunsaturated fats.

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Coffee stimulates thyroid function!

Among its many benefits coffee stimulates thyroid function and helps you burn more calories. Coffee is also a source of important vitamins and minerals, and in addition it has anti-inflammatory properties.

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Dr. Ray Peat’s Carrot Salad

Dr. Ray Peat’s carrot salad improves digestive health. The fibers of raw carrots contain antimicrobial chemicals that reduce the bacteria and fungus/yeast (candida), which naturally are present in the human digestive system.

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A Thyroid friendly Dessert

When you are a thyroid patient that wants the best diet for supporting your thyroid function you might be wondering are sweets and sugar OK. Hot chocolate with marshmallows is a thyroid friendly dessert, in this post you will learn why.

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Is protein good for hypothyroidism?

A protein deficiency is often a contributing factor in hypothyroidism because of the the liver’s role in activation of the thyroid hormone. The liver takes care of the majority of the conversion of the inactive thyroid hormone T4 to the active hormone T3. Thus a sluggish liver drastically lowers your metabolism. In order to function optimally, the liver needs a large amount of high-quality protein.

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Hypothyroidism Diet?

If you are a thyroid patient suffering from hypothyroidism (low thyroid function) it is important to base your diet on foods that support your thyroid function and avoid food that suppresses cellular energy production.

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Losing weight with hypothyroidism

According to Dr. Ray Peat, the key to a healthy lasting weight loss is a diet that supports cellular energy production and thyroid function at the same time as burning the unwanted fat stores.

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Dr. Ray Peat’s chocolate cake

This cake contains chocolate and other ingredients that support thyroid function. Chocolate contains cacao butter which is a saturated fat that supports thyroid function on every level. If you have hypothyroidism and what to use a thyroid supporting diet this chocolate cake is for you.

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