You sound like a thyroid case. I don't see any reason why you aren't eating in the 150g/day of carbs range. If I were you, I would:
1.) Up carbs to 150g/day average immediately.
2.) Lower vegetable intake, particularly crucifers and other goitrogens.
3.) Start supplementing with iodine, or at least kelp pills, to the tune of at least 1.5mg of iodine a day (maybe more).
4.) Make sure you get some fructose in your diet. Have at least one serving of fruit every day.
5.) Up calories to 2,200/day average.
6.) Buy Himalayan pink salt (not cheap white table salt or "sea salt" - buy salt with color in it) and start putting it liberally on everything that salt tastes good on - meat, salad, fruit, whatever. Up your salt intake ASAP.
That should really help you out. If I were you, I'd try and eat isocalorically: 33% fat/33% carbs/33% protein every day. On a 2,200 calorie diet, that would be like eating 183g carbs, 183g protein and 81g of fat a day. I would anticipate immediate changes to libido and mood, with your hair loss slowing. If you really want to help stall or even reverse hair loss, start eating lots of shredded carrot and canned pumpkin puree. They're fantastic pro-gut health foods. IMO, hair loss is most notably a thyroid issue caused by hormonal imbalance (too much serotonin and cortisol). Chronic low-carb diets will do this and really slow your thyroid/metabolic rate. I eat at least a serving of fruit and a small handful of chocolate chips a day to give me a little fructose and sucrose.
Last edited by ChocoTaco369; 03-12-2012 at 09:48 PM.
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