The average person needs 1g of protein for every kilo of body mass.
This isn't much.
It translates to a person of average weight, about 150lbs, only needing about 70g of protein.
Good quality protein is vital for many functions in our bodies from keeping our immune system functioning to transmitting signals from cell to cell to rebuilding new cells to the obvious muscle strength.
In the western world, when we think of protein, usual suspects come to mind first: eggs, poultry, fish, tofu and red meats.
Hypothyroidism is a crappy disease that has far too many negative downstream effects.
Since it is a hormone that effects every cell in your body and controls everything from metabolism to nervous, muscular and skeletal systems, is it any wonder we feel so off when this amazing hormone is out of range?
Thank goodness for medication.
Unfortunately, like every medication, there are side effects that we have to watch for and do our best to counteract.
Despite best efforts, there is an ongoing concern with bo...