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What should I avoid to eat for my thyroid?

What should I avoid to eat for my thyroid?

As long: As you have adequate intake of iodine, there is nothing dietary you can do for your thyroid. If you have problems, check w/your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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To ensure a high iron level, what can I do or eat?

To ensure a high iron level, what can I do or eat?

Dietary iron: Spinach, black strap molasses, and dark greens have high iron content. If you take it with orange juice, that increases your absorption. Taking iron supplements with oj also helps. Red meat is the another source. ...Read more

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What to if I am low in potassium and protein. What can I eat to get these up?

What to if I am low in potassium and protein. What can I eat to get these up?

Potassium rich: Foods include citrus fruit (and other fruits), potatoes, nuts, dairy products but the list is extensive. Proteins are found in meats, poultry, fish, dairy, tofu, beans amongst others. ...Read more

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Hi. What can you do for low b12?And does low thyroid have anything to do with that?Thanks

Hi. What can you do for low b12?And does low thyroid have anything to do with that?Thanks

B12: 1) taking B12 is the best treatment for low b12. However, pills may not work for some people who can't absorb it. In this case, you may need to take it by nasal spray, under the tongue, or by injection. 2) both hypothyroidism & inability to absorb B12 can be caused by auto-immunity, which means that a person's own immune system is attacking their own proteins and tissues. ...Read more

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I would like to know how to lose weight if I have thyroid, cholesterol and low vitamin d?

I would like to know how to lose weight if I have thyroid, cholesterol and low vitamin d?

Same as anyone: Regular exercise (3-4 days of 1-hr session including weight-training), eat less (especially carb and fat), and avoiding eating late. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food should I eat to lower potassium levels?

Please suggest what food should I eat to lower potassium levels?

Low potassium food: Avoid high potassium foods: tomato, potato, citrus, melons, banana, mango, strawberries, peaches, apricots, nectarines. Eat apple, pear, pasta, grain, bread, lean meats, olive oil, corn, vegetables other than above. ...Read more

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I have a low thyroid what can I do to lose weight?

I have a low thyroid what can I do to lose weight?

Thyroid replacement : If T3 (liothyronine) & T4 are low and TSH is high; then you have hypothyroidism. Thyroid replacement therapy will be needed for the rest of your life. Normal T3 (liothyronine) & T4 levels support normal weight. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i used to follow a low carb diet , but now i want to maintain my weight, i don't know how many calories should I eat per day?

What do you suggest if i used to follow a low carb diet , but now i want to maintain my weight, i don't know how many calories should I eat per day?

See below: Go to www.caloriecount.com. Open a free account (they'll ask you some basic question about your age, gender, weight, and activities) and they'll calculate your daily caloric requirement for you. IT's a great site. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a fast metabolism, what should I eat to gain weight?

What to do if I have a fast metabolism, what should I eat to gain weight?

In the absence: Of an overactive thyroid, there is no such thing as "fast" metabolism. People do burn off calories at different rates, but it is primarily related to body size, activity level, etc. You will gain one pound for each 3500 calories that you eat and don't burn off, but if you do not exercise, it will be stored as fat rather than muscle. ...Read more

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What food should I eat for anemia?

What food should I eat for anemia?

Iron rich foods: Foods such a leafy green vegetables (kale), lean red meats, beans, shellfish, nuts and fortified cereals are high in iron. The iron will be absorbed more readily if eaten with foods that contain Vitamin C such as bell peppers, parsley, broccolli, orange juice, kiwi, cooked tomatoes and strawberries. ...Read more

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What to do if I have iron supplement for thyroid protection?

What to do if I have iron supplement for thyroid protection?

See below: The thyroid and iron have no relation with each other. Taking iron will not prevent the onset of thyroid disorders. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat for hypothyroidism?

What foods can I eat for hypothyroidism?

Eat right ...: Avoid goiterogenic foods and eat food rich in B-complex and Selenium. I specialize in this and help people transition from synthetic to natural and use nutrition to help. Adaptogen herbs are helpful too. A good book to read is "Stop the Thyroid Madness, II" of which I authored Chapter 3. There are chapters on proper diet. Also check out www.GetMyThyroidFixed.com JP ...Read more

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Have simple hyperplasia. How to reduce my estrogen level quickly? What should I eat and what food to avoid? Thank you.

Have simple hyperplasia. How to reduce my estrogen level quickly? What should I eat and what food to avoid? Thank you.

No diet...: ... changes are sufficient therapy. You need progestin therapy, close follow-up, or possibly surgery. Do not take any supplements that can contain estrogen. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very high triglycerides and I need a workout right for me?

What to do if I have very high triglycerides and I need a workout right for me?

Hypertriglyceridemia: Triglycerides are made from excess sugar calories in the diet. Thus you should have a high protein, low sugar or low carbohydrate diet. Your exercise for Triglycerides must be cardiovascular. Your exercise is to burn off these excess sugars. The combination of low carbohydrate eating and cardiovascular exercise not only can lower the Triglycerides but can raise the HDL. ...Read more

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What should I do to prepair myself for thyroid test?

What should I do to prepair myself for thyroid test?

Make sure: That you're on time. Otherwise, there is no preparation for blood tests. Nuclear medicine tests may ask you to avoid iodine intake, but that's generally not a problem. ...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

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

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