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The Paleo Diet – A Thyroid Warning.

For those who have autoimmune thyroid conditions such as Hashimoto's disease and Graves' disease, the Paleo diet has been touted as a lifestyle approach to modifying the effects of the illness. But, while there are certainly some advantageous features of the Paleo style of eating, evidence regarding its benefits is unclear.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Any ketogenic diet, including a high-fat, low-carbohydrate Paleolithic diet, can decrease T3 levels. What you need is a balanced diet that can followed for a lifetime that decreases inflammation while stabilizing hormones, such as insulin and thyroid. An anti-inflammatory diet is such a diet.

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