Foods & The Thyroid
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Foods to limit if you have a slow thyroid:
Cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; Brussels sprouts
Mustard greens, Indian mustard, leaf mustard, mustard - leaves eaten as cooked greens
Cabbage - any of various types of cabbage
Broccoli - branched green undeveloped flower heads
Cauliflower - compact head of white undeveloped flowers
Brussels sprouts - small cabbage-like heads or buds growing along a stalk
Broccoli - slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds
Kohlrabi, turnip cabbage - fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant
Radish - pungent fleshy edible root
Turnip - root of any of several members of the mustard family
Iodine-rich foods are good to include in your diet. However, do not take an iodine supplement without your doctor's consent. And since there's a delicate balance involved, I don't indulge the seaweed - check with your doctor. Oh, and I use the "Lite" salt with iodine - only a smidgeon.
*A three-ounce serving of meat is about the size of a deck of cards.