Too many patients, as documented in an on-line study of 12,000 individuals conducted by the American Thyroid Association published in June 2018, (https://doi.org/10.1089/thy.2017.0681) , complain of persistent symptoms of hypothyroidism despite what their doctors believe is successful treatment with levothyroxine (brands include Synthroid, Unithroid, Tirosent, Levoxl). We believe something needs to be done to resolve this conflict between patients and their doctors.
Women who reported eating out at least six times a week consumed more calories, fat and sodium than women who ate out less often. However, those who frequented the restaurants didn’t acquire more calcium or fiber with those extra calories.
Source: Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 99: 442, 1999.