DO YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF HYPOTHYROIDISM? THIS INCLUDES:

  • Inability to lose weight
  • Edema
  • Dry skin
  • Sluggish, lack of initiative
  • Chronic constipation
  • Poor digestion
  • SAD Seasonal affectiveness disorder
  • Easily fatigued, sleepy
  • Poor circulation
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Hair loss
  • Waking body temperature of under 97.8 degrees
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • High cholesterol
THE NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY THAT CAN CAUSE HYPOTHYROIDISM AND WEIGHT GAIN
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If you’re dealing with these symptoms of hypothyroidism, the first line of nutritional defense may include foods rich in vitamin A as well as a pro-thyroid diet. According to the American Thyroid Association, more than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. That’s a WHOLE LOT of Americans that might just have a nutrient deficiency brought on by low-fat dieting and eating too much processed food, which is completely preventable!


Vitamin A is required for a healthy immune system, good vision, reproduction/hormone synthesis, production of T3 (thyroid hormone) and cellular communication, just to name a few! Without it, thyroid levels can suffer. According to the Journal of Nutrition early signs of vitamin A deficiency resulted in hypothyroidism, “…the evidence presented demonstrates that a marginal vitamin A deficiency induces hypothyroidism, which appears quite early in the onset of the disease.”
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