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Thyroid Patients Review Popular Diets

Pros and Cons of Weight Loss Programs from the Thyroid Patient Perspective

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Updated October 06, 2010

Finding an effective diet for successful weight loss can be a challenge for thyroid patients, especially when you have hypothyroidism, or low thyroid, and a resulting slow metabolism. With thousands of different diet programs to choose from, it can be confusing for thyroid patients who want to lose weight to know which direction to turn. Here are opportunities to share your review of favorite diet and weight loss programs, including the HCG Diet, Weight Watchers, and Atkins, from the unique perspective of thyroid patients, and read other thyroid patients' reviews of these weight loss approaches. 

Diet and Weight Loss Programs for Thyroid Patients: Pros & Cons

It's no secret that many thyroid patients end up hypothyroid, with an underactive or non-functioning thyroid, and that may contribute to weight gain, or make it more difficult to lose weight. If you have followed a nationally-known diet program or plan, share your story and/or a review of the program you used -- including the pros and cons of the program -- from your own unique perspective as a thyroid patient. And read the stories of other thyroid patients who have had positive and negative experiences with popular diet programs. 

Pros and Cons of the WeightWatchers Diet for Thyroid Patients

The WeightWatchers diet is a popular weight loss program, and one that some thyroid patients are turning to when they want to lose weight. If you have followed WeightWatchers, share your story and/or a review of the program -- including the pros and cons -- from your own unique perspective as a thyroid patient. And if you're interested in finding out whether the WeightWatchers diet might work for you, read about the experiences of other thyroid patients. 

Pros and Cons of the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) Diet

The Human Chorionic Gonadotropin / HCG Diet - also known as the Simeons Protocol - is a popular but controversial diet, and one that some thyroid patients are turning to for weight loss. If you have followed an HCG program, share your story and/or a review of the program you used -- including the pros and cons -- from your own unique perspective as a thyroid patient. And if you're interested in the possibility of trying a Human Chorionic Gonadotropin / HCG diet, read about other thyroid patients' experiences trying this weight loss approach.

Pros and Cons of the Atkins Diet for Thyroid Patients

The Atkins Diet is a popular weight loss program, and one that some thyroid patients are turning to when they want to lose weight. If you have followed Atkins or similar low-carbohydrate diets, share your story and/or a review of the program -- including the pros and cons -- from your own unique perspective as a thyroid patient. And if you are interested in whether the Atkins low-carbohydrate diet approach is for you, find out how it worked for other thyroid patients.

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