Foods To Avoid In Hypothyroidism

Soy Products

Soy can interfere with the absorption of thyroid hormones, so it's advisable to limit soy-based foods.

Vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage can affect thyroid function when consumed in excess due to their goitrogenic properties.

Cruciferous Vegetables

High levels of refined sugars and unhealthy fats found in processed foods can contribute to inflammation and negatively impact thyroid health.

Processed Foods

Some individuals with hypothyroidism may benefit from reducing gluten intake as it can potentially contribute to autoimmune thyroid issues.

Gluten-containing Foods

While iodine is essential for thyroid function, excessive intake can be harmful. Avoid overconsumption of iodine-rich foods like seaweed.

Excessive Iodine

Fiber-rich foods can interfere with the absorption of thyroid medications. It's advisable to take medications on an empty stomach.

High-Fiber Foods with Medications

Excessive caffeine intake can interfere with thyroid hormone absorption and exacerbate symptoms of hypothyroidism.

Caffeine

Soy can interfere with the absorption of thyroid hormones, so it's advisable to limit soy-based foods.

Alcohol

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