The Body Type Diet

The Thyroid Body Type Diet

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Thyroid body type diet, characteristics and personality traits

Women with Thyroid body type can range from petite to tall, with small to medium bone structure. They have well-proportioned bodies with a defined to well-defined waist, and shoulders relatively even with hips. They have a delicate appearance, with slender hands, long tapered fingers, and narrow feet. Initial weight gain occurs in lower abdomen, waist, upper hips and thighs, inner knees, and middle back.

Thyroid body type diet, characteristics and personality traits

Men with Thyroid body type can range from average to tall, with small to medium bone structure. They have a proportionate or slender torso, often with a slight or slender build, and small-to-average hands and narrow feet, thin-to-average thighs and calves, and shoulders relatively even with hips. Able to achieve muscular definition in torso with exercise.

Key Nutritional Support for the Thyroid Body Type

  • Emphasize protein and vegetables
  • Eat almonds, raw soaked or roasted unsalted, with pink salt
  • Restrict breads and dairy
  • Restrict sugar, choosing tart rather than sweet fruit
  • Best fat sources: almonds and dense protein (chicken, turkey, eggs, fish)
  • Drink a minimum of 64 ounces of water a day; drink water before and after meals, not with meals
  • Occasional desserts are best as an evening snack
  • Consume more cooked than raw vegetables
  • Fruit, fruit juice or nuts after protein assists digestion
  • Limit sweet fruit because it contains too much thyroid-stimulating simple sugar

Key Weight Loss Points for the Thyroid Body Type

  • Limit fruit, other than lemon, to 2 meals a week
  • Avoid bread, refined sugar, and dairy (except butter)
  • Limit snacks to mid afternoon or evening

Celebrities with a Thyroid Body Type include:
J.K. Rowling, Matthew McConaughey, Richard Chamberlain, Katharine Hepburn, Leonard Nimoy, Hillary Rodham-Clinton, Nancy Reagan, Adam Levine, Ashton Kutcher, Russell Brand, Johnny Depp, Shaun White, Chris Martin

When Energy is Low, Thyroid Body Types Crave:

Sweets and carbohydrates like pastries, cookies, muffins, breads, croissants, chocolate, ice cream, cherries, and raspberries; caffeine.

Thyroid Body Type Diet - Foods to Avoid

A partial list of Unsupportive Foods for the Thyroid Body Type include: Beef, pork, ham bacon, sausage, sweet cream, frozen yogurt, ice cream, tofu, buckwheat, wheat germ, whole and multi-grain wheat including breads and crackers, most lettuce (except Romaine and red leaf), sprouts, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, zucchini, sugar, artificial sweeteners such as Equal or Nutrasweet, catsup, mayonnaise, margarine, beer, champagne, scotch, whiskey, diet sodas.

Recommended Exercise for the Thyroid Body Type

Activities such as Callanetics, dance, and hiking develop endurance, stamina, and muscular strength. Aerobic exercise such as walking, rebounding, or trampoline are good for developing muscle.

Complete nutritional and dietary details including food lists and sample menus, as well as the complete personality profile, are contained in the 60-page Thyroid Body Type Profile and Diet book and ebook.

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