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15 Jun 2004

diet needed for an underactive thyroid
I'm on tertroxin and oroxine for an underactive thyroid.
How do I maintain my weight long term.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Simo
The hormone therapy will also help to improve your thyroid function. To lose weight you need to reduce your energy intake by following a low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and then on 'Weight loss' and 'The right approach' to obtain a copy of such a Slimming Diet), and increasing your energy expenditure by doing regular exercise.
Best regards
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