Your Thyroid and Your Waistline – Coach Be: Daily
Did you know…
The thyroid gland controls the metabolism of your body by regulating energy production and oxygen uptake.
Stress can negatively impact thyroid function (do a little side reading on stress chemistry and the fight or flight response.)
Overstimulation of the thyroid is caused by sugar consumption, caffeine and alcohol consumption, sending the thyroid into a state of exhaustion.
This leads to weight gain.
So the next time your favorite bakery send you a coupon for coffee and donuts, consider passing. When it comes to chemistry, the answers aren’t as simple as walking it off.