When it comes to losing weight and feeling energetic, you may think that you only need to eat well, exercise daily, and take a multi-vitamin.  Yet if you’re still confused as to why you’re gaining weight or feeling tired all the time, you may need to look at your thyroid for a more complete picture.

Your thyroid is a gland located on the side of your neck, and it’s responsible for maintaining your metabolism.  As you may already know, your metabolism helps determine how quickly you burn off the calories you consume.  The faster your metabolism, the more energy you burn – and the thinner you’ll be as a result.  […]