Plant-based food for hyperthyroidism
Vegetarian diet for hyperthyroidism
GOOD FOOD FOR HYPERTHYROIDISM
Diet can play an important role in controlling hyperthyroidism, helping other conventional treatments to improve the conditions of those who suffer them.
Adequate foods are those that decrease the production of thyroxine, the hormone that controls metabolism and emotional states. Among them we mention the following:
Food rich in caffeic and chlorogenic acids for hypertyroidism
Peanuts are good for people having hypertyroidism
Foods of the family of the Cruciferae: All of these members contain natural compounds that decrease the production of thyroid hormones, primarily because they inhibit the absorption of iodine.
Radish: Another member of the crucifer family that can help control the excessive production of hormones that cause hyperthyroidism. (Eat this food)
Brussels sprouts: Due to its caffeic acid content it may help in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
Ellagic acid-rich foods for hypertyroidism
Pomegranate is recommended in the hypertiroidism diet
Plant food rich in rosmarinic acid for hypertyroidism
- Edible herbs: Borage: One of the richest plant in rosmarinic acid, a component that possesses anti-hypertiroidal properties. (Eat boiled borage)
Plant food rich in lithium for hypertyroidism
BAD FOOD FOR HYPERTHYROIDISM
Food that must be avoided by hyperthyroidism patients
Strawberries contain too much iodine, so they are not good for people with hypertyroidism
All those foods that increase production of thyroxine, mainly hyperthyroidal food, producing an increase in thyroid output, are not suitable for hyperthyroidism patients. These would be foods high in iodine content.
Among the major iodine-rich foods we have: garlic, oats, coconut, hazelnut, strawberries, soy, sunflower, lentils, tomatoes, apples, mangos, dates, pistachios, cashews, Brazil nuts, pineapples, peas, almonds, apricots, spinach, beans or maize.
Seaweeds: most contain much iodine, especially the species Fucus vesiculosus
Among the animal foods rich in iodine we have seafood
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