Question: When I was young, although I ate a lot, I managed to stay very thin without any problems. However, as a result of a thyroid operation that I had when I was 26, I began to suffer an alarming tendency to gain weight. Now I am 60 years old and I watch my diet a lot, but I always end up recovering the kilos I lose with the effort of the diet. Can you advise me some kind of evaluation for my case? Luisa (Las Palmas).
Answer: We recommend you visit an endocrinologist specialist to design a personalized treatment. Only then can you control the medication for your thyroid problem and follow a proper diet that facilitates weight loss. We also advise you a series of eating habits: