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