HEALTH TIPS : Take care of health - what to eat and what to avoid in thyroid? Learn everything from expert


The role of the thyroid is very important in our body. Actually, the thyroid is a gland, which is butterfly-shaped and is located in the neck. This gland controls the cells located in the body. If this gland does not work properly, then many problems can arise. In today's time, many people are suffering from the problem of hyperthyroidism. Experts say that this is a condition that leads to the production of excessive thyroid hormone. This can cause problems such as weakness, tremors, diarrhea, weight loss, insomnia, and fluctuating heartbeats. It has been seen that women are more prone to thyroid problems than men. In such a situation, let us know from the expert what should be eaten in the thyroid and what things need to be avoided?

Eat protein-rich foods if the thyroid is low

Protein-rich foods are beneficial for thyroid hormones. Moong dal, moth dal, gram, kidney beans, egg, chicken, and fish are very good sources of protein. With their regular consumption, the deficiency of protein in the body is fulfilled.

If the thyroid is low, then eat dry fruits and seeds.

Dried fruits contain high amounts of selenium, which helps stimulate the thyroid gland. Therefore, eat selenium-rich foods like walnuts, sunflower seeds, etc. But keep in mind that do not eat more than 2-3 dry fruits in a day, as it can increase the problem of the thyroid.

Eat these things if your thyroid is high

Dairy products (milk, curd, cheese) and some vegetables are beneficial in the problem of hyperthyroidism. Vegetables like cauliflower and broccoli reduce the production of thyroid hormones. Therefore, people who have high thyroid should consume these vegetables regularly.

don't eat these things

If you are suffering from the problem of hyperthyroidism, then avoid drinking water or any drink before meals. Apart from this, avoid junk food as well, as it can lead to weight gain, and along with it many other health-related problems (such as increased cholesterol, increased blood pressure, obesity, and heart-related problems) also arise.

Note: Dr. Rajan Gandhi is a highly qualified and experienced General Physician. He has completed his MBBS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. After this, he completed his diploma in CH. Presently he is working as Medical Director and Senior Consultant Physician at Cygnus Kulwanti Hospital, Kanpur. He is also a life member of IMA (Indian Medical Association). Dr. Rajan Gandhi has an experience of 25 years in this field.

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