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[quote]The stress hormone cortisol blocks production of T3 and causes an increase in the production of inactive reverse T3. Elevated levels of insulin lead to the over-arousal of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS). Chronic over stimulation of the SNS leads to the unnecessary production of cortisol, pooped adrenals, and eventually a sluggish thyroid.</blockquote>
Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. -Oscar Wilde "The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it." -George Bernard Shaw "The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass." -Martin Mull
A carnivorous diet poses no threat to anyones thyroid. In fact if you are hypothyroid it's likely that you already eat too many carbohydrates, seeming that most cases are autoimmune or stress related in origin. Carbohydrate consumption in the form of easily digestible sugars and gluten containing grains have a negative impact on the thyroid and adrenal glands. My recommendation would be to minimize or eliminate them completely