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I am outlining food you should avoid or restrict in Hypothyroidism. It's important you maintain your body weight exercise regularly. Weight gain increases thyroid hormone requirements. Avoid cruciferous group of veggies like cabbage and broccoli.
Avoid soya bean in all forms. No soya ,nugget, chunk,tofu or milk.
Limit their intake:
Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, turnips, and bok choy. Cooking the vegetables can reduce the effect that cruciferous vegetables have on the thyroid gland. Limiting your intake to 5 ounces a day appears to have no adverse effect on thyroid function.
Decrease gluten intake from processed food.
Always try whole grain varieties of cereals which is rich in fibres and help improve bowels (Take your thyroid replacement medicine several hours before or several hours after food rich in fibres .Otherwise problem with absorption of hormone.
20 to 35 gram of fibres daily from all sources.
Avoid excessive fatty (deep fried) and sugary food as hypothyroidism causes your metabolism to slow down &weight gain.
Avoid highly salted food, chips,pickles, sauces as they
contain large amount of sodium
.Hypothyroidism puts you at risk of high BP and excess sodium in salt aggravates
Coffee in excess. And coffee with thyroid hormone replacement can prevent absorption. Alcohol. It is toxic to thyroid gland and prevents hormone production and absorption. Hope this helps
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