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i am hypothyroid from a partial thyroidectomy. i have recently adopted a pescatarian diet. should i avoid goitrogenic fruits and veggies or are they ok to eat? thank you. diet and hypothyroidism

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet: Does not alter your thyroid level unless your the iodine in your diet is insufficient which is unlikely in developed countries where salt is fortified with iodine. Have your doctor monitor your TSH. Enjoy any healthy diet of choice and take your thyroid medications as prescribed
Answered on Nov 27, 2017

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