Many people who struggle with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome also have the co-morbid (related) condition of Hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid produces too little thyroid hormone. As a result, the thyroid, which is the powerhouse of the body's metabolism, is sluggish. One of the major symptoms (and probably the most frustrating one!) of this condition is weight gain.
We all know how obesity is on the rise in the Western world. I, myself, struggle with my weight and I know many of my readers do. It's probably the thing I am most embarrassed about. I had all but given up on 'diets'. I've tried everything, or thought I had...until I read this book. I'm now willing to try The Thyroid Diet
It's full of sound nutritional and weight loss advice. Mary Shomon, the book's author, for those of you unfamiliar with her work, is a thyroid patient advocate. She, herself, struggles with hypothyroidism. She is a strong presence on the web with her sites:
Perhaps, you’ve read some of her other books, such as:
Anyway, Mary has written a new book. It’s called The Thyroid Diet. Losing weight can with hypothyroidism can be more difficult, or just take a whole lot longer. It's not easy no matter who you are, but Mary understands the extra challenges that those with this condition may face. She doesn’t offer a ‘quick-fix’ because there simply isn’t one. The Thyroid Diet is not a fad.
She talks about:
Mary has gone through a lot of the conflicting research that’s out there and disseminates it in an easy to read and understand manner. I love this book. (So many other people do too because it's already on the NY Times Bestseller list.) I'm starting the carb-sensitive plan this week. I can't wait to incorporate some of the mouth-watering recipes written by chef Jim McCauley.
Can't wait to buy this book, or others written by Mary Shomon? Okay. You can do so by clicking on these links!