1 in 10 Indians suffers from Thyroid Disorders, and unless you have been living under a rock, you most probably know a few of them!
Let me give you an example, in my family itself, there are 3 of us who are struggling with hypothyroidism. And I kid you not, it seems like the number has suddenly grown a lot. Suddenly there are a lot of people suffering from the disorder and seeking help.
And there seems to be a lot of confusion amongst not just the patients but also the caregivers pertaining to the “Diet” for Hypothyroid Patients. Here we have compiled some trustworthy resources which will help you sort truth from myths.
But first, get an overview of what Hypothyroidism is…
Now onto the burning question… Can people with hypothyroid not eat soy products?
Yes and No. Soy contains goitrogenic isoflavones that are known to inhibit iodine absorption and consequentially affecting the functioning of thyroid gland! Read…
That being said, soy and other cruciferous vegetables that are high in goitrogens can still be safely consumed… read this in-depth article to know more!
So there was a nifty guide on diet for hypothyroidism. Hope this was helpful. In case you have any specific queries or want a personalized thyroid diet plan, you can get a personalized and free diet consultation with our in-house dietitian. Know More