Author Archives: Emma Clarke Nutracheck Nutritionist

Underactive thyroid – how much does diet matter?

Our thyroid gland is important for secreting hormones involved in maintaining a healthy metabolism. Thyroxine is a hormone which is produced naturally in the body by the thyroid gland. Having too little thyroxine or too much thyroxine can cause health problems. Hyperthyroidism means your thyroid gland is overactive –this can lead to a faster metabolism […]