Which foods can improve thyroid function and which may hinder it?
Include reasons why a food may or may not support thyroid function.
There are a variety of foods available that can help or hinder the Thyroid Gland. In this hub we will look at those food items that can help the Thyroid gland to function better. We will also look at dietary items that could worsen thyroid function. read more
I have healed my own hypothyroidism naturally, primarily through a healthy diet.
For the classic thyroid problem, goiter, a small does of iodine on a steady basis is the cure. That is rare in modern society these days, as we use iodized salt. If you think iodine supplementation will help, your best food choice is seaweed, usually called "sea vegetables," eaten cooked or raw, but minimally processed. (The thin nori sheets on sushi are not enough.) These provide iodine.
For other food choices, one has to consider that thyroid function is heavily dependent on the insulin/glucagon hormonal balance, and that thyroid troubles are often a symptom of an underlying condition, particularly a yeast or fungal infection. For more information on a diet that helps, see my hub "Is there a right way to eat?"
by Fibromyalgia Daughter 5 years ago
Any natural remedies to a slow thyroid?
by Kelly Kline Burnett 7 years ago
The world of salt is changing very rapidly - and as a heart patient who was mandated decades ago to throw out the salt shaker because it makes fat around the heart - I am thrilled.Now comes what to do with iodine.The sea salt I have in my kitchen doesn't include iodine.I was worried about not...
by Meg Moon 6 years ago
I am dairy free but don't use soya milk because I have read that it is bad for you. My dad reckons it is not bad for you and all the negative stuff about it on the internet has been put out by the meat industry. Anyone know I'm feeling veyr confused?
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