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Foods that can prevent thyroid disorder

Eggs Are An Excellent Source Of Selenium, A Mineral The Helps The Conversion Of Thyroid Hormone T4 Into The Useable Form Of T3.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Navnidhi Chugh | Updated on: 27 Dec 2016, 07:21:12 PM
Foods that can prevent thyroid disorder

New Delhi:

Thyroid disorder is a problem that affects the functions of thyroid gland. The disorder has now become very common and women are mostly affected by it.

Thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in front of the neck. The gland is responsible for the production of thyroid hormone that controls body's metabolism including how how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats.

And if you want to improve the health of your thyroid gland gland and hence your metabolism, then you need to include following nutritious food items in your diet:

Leafy greens

Well green vegetables are otherwise also beneficial for our overall health as they provide minerals to our body. Green veggies like spinach and lettuce contain magnesium. So include those green leafy veggies in your salad with your favourite salad dressing over it.


Cashews, almonds and pumpkin seeds are good sources of iron and selenium that support thyroid health.

Sea food

Sea food contain high amounts of iodine which is good for proper functioning of thyoid. Fish, shrimp, seaweed provide good amounts of iodine.


Use iodized tablet salt in your food.


Eggs are an excellent source of selenium, a mineral the helps the conversion of thyroid hormone T4 into the useable form of T3.  

So, include these foods in your diet for proper functioning of thyroid gland and stay healthy.

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First Published : 27 Dec 2016, 04:45:00 PM

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