Often we can use our daily food intake to avoid illness as many believe the best "medicine cabinet" is found in your garden or produce cabinet in your refrigerator. Hypothroidism is often referred to as the most undiagnosed disease in the U.S. and menopausal age women tend to be more prone to it. If you suffer from lethargy, overweight or recurring episodes of depression then you may want to see your dietician and doctor to rule out hypothroidism. The below guide is intended to help you choose foods that will minimize the occurrence and help you stay healthy.
There is some concern that cooking may reduce the chemical aspects of goitrogenic foods you see listed below however the term "cooking" is relative to boiling, baking, parbroiling so use good judgment in determing the best preparatory mehods for your menu.
Read more: http://www.herbcompanion.com/cooking/Smart-foods-for-hypothyroidism.aspx?page=2#ixzz1yGHfuHZp Originally published article in 2001 by Debbie Whitaker.