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Any intuitive books on what to eat and what not to eat if you have hypothyroidism? I've heard certain vegetables are not good to eat, why is that?

Any intuitive books on what to eat and what not to eat if you have hypothyroidism? I've heard certain vegetables are not good to eat, why is that?

No problem: I am not aware of any food restrictions for people with hypothyroidism under treatment. People with untreated autoimmune thyroid disease should avoid excess iodine in their diet. Once you are on thyroid hormone replacement, you just want to make sure you take the medication on an empty stomach and wait at least 40 min before eating. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

A condition in which the thyroid gland can't make enough thyroid hormone to keep ...Read more


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What to do if i know not to eat too much food with carbohydrates, what is the amount that I do need to eat?

What to do if i know not to eat too much food with carbohydrates, what is the amount that I do need to eat?

Type of carbs: You want to avoid large amounts of simple carbs (like sugar) but complex carbs are ok in reasonable amounts. Protein is good, but too much fat will reverse any benefit of avoiding carbs. And any diet without an increase in activity is doomed to fail. You need to burn more calories not just decrease your intake. Even if you start with simple walking... Just get our heart rate up. ...Read more

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What are things i can do to lose weight with hypothyroidism?

What are things i can do to lose weight with hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: First, your hypothyroidism must be treated. Then change your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Continue to monitor your tsh, t3, (liothyronine) and T4 levels as well. ...Read more

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What does thyroid replacement medication have to do with gastroparesis?

What does thyroid replacement medication have to do with gastroparesis?

Hypothyroidism : When one is hypothyroid they can have slow GI motilitiy/gastroparesis.Treating hypothyroidism with medications can remedy this problem. ...Read more

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What should be the diet for a person suffering from hypothyroid? What foods to eat and what not to? Weight gain is happening...

What should be the diet for a person suffering from hypothyroid? What foods to eat and what not to? Weight gain is happening...

Diet and hypothyroid: Hypothyroid patients should be on no special diet. Speak to your endocrinologist (e) and make sure you TSH is normal. If it is not, you may need more levothyroxine. If it is, ask your e for an assessment of your problem. You could also be gaining weight due to edema formation, and that could be independent of your thyroid function. Get help from your e. ...Read more

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What to not eat with one kidney?

What to not eat with one  kidney?

Probably free diet.: Data on protein ingestion is mostly from animal studies. It is known that high protein diet makes your kidney work a little harder but no real data to support kidney failure from eating a lot of protein. Ck your BP and control your salt intake, and make sure your single kidney is working ok. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to know why healthy diet important for people with diabetes?

What to do if i want to know why healthy diet important for people with diabetes?

Prevention: Excess sugar in the blood can cause, cataracts, leg ulcers, nerve problems, heart attacks and kidney failure. You want a good diet to help control blood sugar, so you need the minimum amount of insulin. Keeping your blood sugar under control will help to avoid these complications. ...Read more

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What is gastroparesis and what does it have to do with diabetes?

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What is gastroparesis and what does it have to do with diabetes?

Caused by diabetes: Gastroparesis is when the stomach has a reduced ability to empty its contents. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, heartburn, and/or loss of appetite. Although other conditions can also cause it, it is commonly caused by diabetes because the high blood glucose associated with diabetes can damage nerves in the body, including the autonomic nerves that control the stomach. Thanks to e. Lu. ...Read more

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What to eat and what not to eat during gastritis?

What to eat and what not to eat during gastritis?

Avoid acidity: During a gastritis flare, your stomach is producing too much acid. Using otc zantac, (ranitidine) etc can help but avoid foods that are acidic such as tomatos, onions, citrus (orange juice, lemons), spicy foods and caffeinated drinks since they are also very acidic. Eat smaller amounts, stay up right after eating, and try deeper green vegetables since they are more alkalanizing. ...Read more

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What important diet changes do I need to make after being diagnosed with celiac disease?

What important diet changes do I need to make after being diagnosed with celiac disease?

A gluten free diet: Very difficult diet to follow. There is gluten everywhere. Would suggest to get a book on the subject or better yet see a dietitian. ...Read more

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What kind of food can I eat to be lively and not lazy?

Whole foods: You can eat lean proteins, plenty of vegetables, fruits, and healthy fats like olive oil, avocado, and omega-3's. Let your carbohydrates be complex ones like brown rice, quinoa, etc rather than quick sugary ones like pastries, cakes, etc. The more heavily processed food you eat, the more you're exposed to unhealthy sugars and trans fats, which when eaten regularly risk Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why iodine is not given to clients with hypothyroidism?

Can you please explain why iodine is not given to clients with hypothyroidism?

Hashimoto's thyroidi: Iodine can cause more problem in hashimoto's thyroiditis, it decreases an enzyme tpo in thyroid gland which s necessary to synthetize thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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What to do if I am underweight and it was for liver functions and something to do with thyroid?

What to do if I am underweight and it was for liver functions and something to do with thyroid?

Fatty Liver,Thyroid: Liver function tests often imply fatty liver.Thyroid hyperfunction may also be a factor and cause transient liver enzyme changes.Thyroid tests and liver profile and hepatitis profile may also be useful ...Read more

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I'm looking to change my eating habits but am not sure where to start. How do you determine what the best foods to eat? I'm looking to change my eating habits but am not sure where to start. How do you determine what the best foods are for you to eat? Are

Hello. : Hello. There are whole books written on this subject. One of the most important things to remember is that it is recommended that you get at least 5 servings of vegetables per day and at least 4 servings of fruit. Buying organic can be healthiest. Sometimes working with a dietician can be very beneficial or just buying a good book on the matter. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight with an underactive thyroid?

What can I do to lose weight with an underactive thyroid?

Diet and exercise: On top of taking your thyroid hormone, the most important things to do are to eat healthy and exercise. Taking the thyroid hormone to keeo levels normal will not make you lose weight but will avoid faster weight gain. ...Read more

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I need to loose weight fast, but due to hypothyroidism i can't seem to no matter how much i exercise or diet, what could you recommend?

I need to loose weight fast, but due to hypothyroidism i can't seem to no matter how much i exercise or diet, what could you recommend?

Healthy eating: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. choose whole grains & limit refined grains. pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

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What to eat and what not to eat in pregnancy?

What to eat and what not to eat in pregnancy?

Healthtap search: There are hundreds of answers available on healthtap on this topic. Check out the topic page on pregnancy and your diet as a starting point and then explore the many other similar helpful topic pages. https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/pregnancy-diet. ...Read more