HELP!! I need a diet buddy to keep me focused!!

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Jewls58

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Posted: 19 Apr 2011, 07:18
I have gained weight through the winter months and i need to get focused and get this weight off. I have liver problems plus an under active thyroid. Any suggestions? Anyone willing to help me keep focused? I work retail and am on my feet 8 hrs a day, so exercise is really hard to get in...HELP!!
Losin25

Joined: Apr 11
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Posted: 29 Apr 2011, 22:02
Check out coconut oil. I've recently been diagnosed with an underactive thyroid (slightly). My naturopath suggested that I cut corn and soy from my diet and introduce coconut oil. I'm supposed to eat 2 tsp of coconut oil/day. 3 months later, my thyroid tested normal. But it is very hard to avoid corn and soy.
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Citymouse...

Joined: Apr 11
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Posted: 29 Apr 2011, 23:22
I did not know about the Coconut oil. Interesting. Yes..when you are on your feet all day at work, it's hard. Maybe just a 3o minute walk in the afternoon. Standing all day..should count for some exercise, I would think.
Let us know how Saturday goes?

~Citymouse
racbran83

Joined: Apr 11
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Posted: 11 May 2011, 10:04
I'll be your buddy! I was actually thinking that I wish I had a buddy tooSmile It actually looks like we are pretty similar in our weights and goals too. Write me back if you're still interested!
qpoloqp

Joined: Oct 09
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Posted: 20 May 2011, 18:12
I need a buddy also. I was diagnosed with high blood pressure because I was forced into a health screening at work which eventually led to a reveal about my thyroid. Now I am on daily meds and really hate it. My aim is to learn to focus on taking care of myself & develop healthy habits. Exercising - I'm the worst. I have started trying to consume more coconut like Losin25, too soon to know if anything I am doing is working at all. Hope to hear back from you.
Laura90210

Joined: Feb 11
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Posted: 31 Aug 2011, 00:00
Hey QP! Have you read any literature on changing your diet to deal with high blood pressure? I'm not sure that coconut oil alone will do the trick. Here is a short summary of what most doctors recommend.

Good luck! Getting control of your blood pressure will improve your quality of life immeasurably!



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