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What is Low Carb?

Low Carb Dieting and Thyroid

There is a special ratio of carbs for people with thyroid disease. This means the usual RDA of carbohydrates at 45-55% is not always going to be sufficient for those with thyroid disease. The reason that people with thyroid disease need specific percentage ratios of carbs is to repair and build new cells. Discover Your Greatest Self builds personalized reports geared to your body type and lifestyle. 

Discover Your Greatest Self specializes in:

  • Low Carbohydrate Diet  (LCD) 

  • Moderate Carbohydrate Diet (MCD) 

  • The "Specific" Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)

Carbohydrates cause symptoms and issues that can range from moderate to severe. The that are detrimental to your lifestyle and are removed will depend on the results of your report. 

 

  • Certain carb-type foods are often removed because these foods are often loaded with toxic chemicals used during farming, cultivation, and processing that can interfere with thyroid function. 

  • Sometimes these foods are genetically modified.

  • More than often, people are just ingesting an overabundance of carbs.

  • Other times, people lack enzymes that are needed to break down carb molecules.

  • Carbs are also, high resistance starches and people with certain conditions can be sensitive to these foods. 

What is the Confident CAGED Protocol?

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The Confident CAGED Protocol is a program designed specifically for people who have been diagnosed with Graves' disease or Hashimoto's Thyroiditis by their physician.

 

CAGED stands for: the food Choices we make Affect our Gut health, Energy balance, and Detoxing systems.

The Confident CAGED Protocol focuses on 4 key areas:

  • The body's detoxification systems

  • Low carb strategies

  • Behavioral lifestyle changes

  • Gut health concepts.

These key areas are what make the Confident CAGED Protocol an effective supportive intervention in the management of autoimmune thyroid conditions.

How the Confident CAGED Protocol Works

Discover Your Greatest Self's Confident CAGED Protocol is designed to:

  • Balance insulin sensitivity

  • Aid in weight complications

  • Restore the body's detox mechanisms

  • Reduce stress

  • Rebalance electrolytes

  • Restore energy

  • Strengthen and help promote repairing in the gut

  • Reduce inflammation

  • Enhance cognitive function

  • Provide essential nutrients