5 Surprising Foods That Can Help Your Thyroid

Improve thyroid function by adding these foods to your grocery list.

5 Surprising Foods That Can Help Your Thyroid

By Toni Gasparis

Thyroid issues are a very common problem for women. If you have been feeling sluggish lately, your thyroid may be to blame. If you think you have a thyroid problem, you may notice improvements by simply adjusting your diet. Make sure you’re eating foods rich in nutrients that specifically help improve your thyroid health. Check out these five surprising foods that can give your thyroid a boost. If symptoms persist, you should go see a doctor and get your thyroid checked.


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Turnips

If you have an overactive thyroid and need to slow it down, goitrogenic foods should be incorporated into your diet. Iodine is used to speed up a slow thyroid, but goitrogenic foods block iodine from affecting your thyroid and slow it down. Turnips are a popular goitrogenic food as well as cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, dark leafy greens, and other root vegetables. Add one or more servings of these foods into your meals for noticeable improvement.

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