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What Not To Eat With Hypothyroidism
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
People always say that if you want to lose weight and be healthy, you have to eat vegetables. What exactly do they mean?
All of them: They're not talking about any specific vegetables. They mean vegetables in general. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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