Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
CTUPTON
150,000-199,999 SparkPoints 166,002
SparkPoints
 

Fuhrman's view of hypothyroid and slower metabolism

Saturday, December 07, 2013

www.diseaseproof.com/arc
hives/cat-thyroid.html




He says a slower metabolism leads to a longer life. He does not advocate trying to rev up one's metabolism.

emoticon I am sure he does not advocate not treating an underactive thyroid. But I was surprised at this article. I think he just wants people to eat real and healthy foods to have our bodies work the way they were designed to work.

chris
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • v LAURANCE
    I need to find out who Fuhrman is!
    emoticon
    994 days ago
  • v DIETER27
    Thanks for the information!
    994 days ago
  • v TIME2BLOOM4ME
    ???? I know animals with faster metabolisms die faster, but we do need to keep it moderated. One can't believe everything they read. If he has a normal metabolism, he would have no understanding for how having a slow one makes us feel.
    994 days ago
  • v FIFIFRIZZLE
    Thanks for posting.
    995 days ago
  • v ARTJAC
    emoticon emoticon
    995 days ago
  • v MARGIE100%PURE
    My great grand died at 94. Her mother at 98. My current hypothyroid condition is treated with T3 and the basic T4 supplementation, do You? 98.6 is real and getting there helps avoid weakened immune system. The false belief that hypo's just have low body temps to be ignored is false logic. This is where the T3 hormone supplement pushes to better internal temperatures for today and better body comfort for hypos with a body warming need. Sometimes the duration of this other supplement is limited; unlike the Assumed T4 that is taken forever.

    Fuhrman stuff is great! He diet has taken my friend, a hip arthritis patient, and helps her feel a lot less pain and opened more energy to care for her 3 little kids. Plus she is a better cook for the growing kids with her new fuhrman menus.

    I love ways he shows us that we are all different and allows for those strengths and weaknesses.
    995 days ago
  • v TURTLELADY56
    being treat for this as well..relearning how to fuel my body....
    995 days ago
  • v ALIHIKES
    My thyroid level is zero if I don't take medication. That led to MAJOR weight gain and depression before hypothyroidism was diagnosed. It was hard to continue working and functioning with no thyroid.
    995 days ago
  • v THINFITFEMINIST
    I do see his point about that. I'd read this years ago. But 10 years from now he may change his mind. Stranger things have happened.
    995 days ago
  • v STONECOT
    I think that they are not talking about hypothyroidism, but a thyroid that is on the lowest end of normal. I have one of those, it has never been treated, and I wouldn't want it treated. It gives me a slower rate of weight loss, a BMR of about 1350 calories, but a normal heart rate of 50-60 BPM. My Grandfather had the same thing. He lived to be 102, and was fit and active almost to the end.
    995 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/7/2013 5:59:44 PM
  • v JUSTYNA7
    Yeah, I'm not convinced. My low thyroid was causing all kinds of problems so I was not enjoying life as much.
    995 days ago
  • v REGILIEH
    INTERESTING!
    995 days ago
  • v ROCKYCPA
    Thanks for the information!
    995 days ago
  • v 2HAMSDIET
    emoticon a lot of information... thank you!
    995 days ago
  • v LIVE_AMAZINGLY
    Untreated hypothyroidism actually leads to heart disease and heart failure. My hypothyroidism was seriously untreated for years. I have heart failure. Neither is pleasant.
    995 days ago
  • v SHERYLP461
    Interesting, I will have to check this out. I am sure the village of runners who live the longest would be surprised to hear this. Their metabolism must be awesome.
    995 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.