Dr. Barnes’s Thyroid Diet

Dr. Barnes’s Thyroid Diet

Dr. Broda Barnes was a pioneer in the field of thyroid studies. According to the famous doctor, an American physicist specializing in endocrine diseases who worked throughout the twentieth century, and whose most famous book is a text from the seventies entitled ” Hypothyroidism: the unsuspected illness ” (Hypothyroidism: the unsuspected disease), many people they have slow thyroid problems, but these problems are never diagnosed at least until they become really serious, resulting in full-blown thyroiditis. Dr. Barnes has always advocated the usefulness of dry thyroid in healing hypothyroidism, and it was he who spoke about the relationship between thyroid problems, body temperature and heartbeat.
In fact, those suffering from thyroid have a basal temperature that is often low, and heartbeats are inconsistent and below 70 per minute.
Broda Barnes developed a diet to help the thyroid but also reduce the overweight of people with a tendency to hypothyroid. The Broda Barnes Thyroid Diet is a 1300 calorie diet, ideal only for losing weight if you have thyroid problems. Subsequently, the amount of carbohydrates should be increased gradually. On average, patients lost 5 pounds per month with this scheme.

This diet can go on for a maximum of two months. Subsequently, it is possible to integrate the protocol by first adding a slice of long-rising bread in the morning, and two portions of sweet carbohydrates, for example a fruit ice cream or a portion of fruit, after meals or as a snack. One addition should be made per week.
Dr. Barnes’s Thyroid Diet is super easy to do. It is based on a pattern. 

Breakfast: 3 bars of brewer’s yeast with a glass of water before the meal. Two eggs with 3 slices of ham, bresaola or bacon. 50 grams of low-sugar fruit of your choice. Coffee or tea with little milk but no sugar. Lunch and dinner:

a portion of chicken, meat or fish of your choice (about 100-125 grams for a woman, double for a man). A portion of vegetables of your choice (about 150 grams) from green leafy vegetables, vegetables such as courgettes, peppers, aubergines, or artichokes, asparagus, mushrooms with a spoonful of butter or oil. A serving of mixed green salad with a teaspoon of oil.
Afternoon snack: 100 grams of low-sugar fruit of your choice + a glass of skimmed milk (200 ml)

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