Your blood sugar is directly connected to your thyroid and how it functions. When you have a blood sugar problem, it’s going to make your thyroid condition even worse.
Chromium is an essential nutrient and mineral that our bodies use in small amounts function normally. Chromium actually helps your blood sugar, it helps your insulin receptors and helps receive insulin so you can better manage your blood sugar. This assists the insulin to get into the cell a little bit easier.
The problem with the Standard American Diet (SAD) is that refined carbohydrates in sugar depletes chromium levels. That disrupts your insulin and causes insulin resistance, which in turn, disrupts your thyroid levels. It’s a vicious cycle!
Typical foods that contain chromium are as follows:
- Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
- Grain Breads
Begin looking for the chromium connection in your diet now and start to recognize how your diet impacts your blood sugar levels. Pay particular attention if you’re still following all, or some, of the SAD diet and begin to notice the correlations between the two.
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