What you eat can affect your body’s ability to use your thyroid hormone effectively. You must know which foods to avoid when managing hypothyroidism. Fatty meat and cruciferous vegetables can interfere with your thyroid hormone production. Some foods interfere with your hypothyroidism medication and prevent your body’s ability to absorb the replacement hormones you are prescribed as part of your thyroid treatment.
Avoid These Cruciferous Vegetables
- Garden Cress
- Bok Choy
- Brussel Sprouts
Foods to Avoid
- Gluten – bread, pasta, rice
- Processed Foods – Dry Packages and Frozen
- Excess Fiber Foods – Beans and Legumes
- Excess Coffey (after your morning cup)
- Artificial sweeteners – Stevia
- Excessive alcohol
- Excess Coffee (after your morning cup)
- Low-fat dairy
- Trans Fats
- High-mercury fish – swordfish, shark, King mackerel
- Fatty Meat
- All Fried Food
Subclinical Hypothyroidism Therapy Expertise
Dr. Hugh Melnick – founder of Advanced Fertility Services in NYC – has decades of clinical experience in diagnosing and treating subclinical hypothyroidism. Read the Doctor’s contribution to the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology about subclinical hypothyroidism and its effect on a woman’s fertility.
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