One of the key functions of the thyroid is to drive your metabolism. If your metabolism is slow, fat burning becomes difficult. Sure, you hit the gym, run the kilometres however; if your thyroid is low, you will only be burning fat optimally during these periods of exercise. Even if you exercise for one hour a day, that is still less than 5% of your day you are burning fat effectively. If you had an optimal metabolism and thyroid function, you may be burning fat for 24 hours a day, 7 days per week plus having more energy.
Your body requires a healthy diet and lifestyle for optimal functioning. Matching macronutrient calorie intake to energy expenditure and supplying adequate micronutrients that are essential for a normal healthy body; Tyrosine, Iodine, Zinc, and Selenium must all be supplied through our diet. Plant and botanical compounds can also help through multiple mechanisms including gut health and microbiome.