Foods that have a good effect on the thyroid


Md. Ashraful Islam: The thyroid gland is a butterfly-like gland in the throat that helps to regulate the overall functions of the body.

Dr Sharanya Srinivas Shastri, a nutritionist at the Apollo Spectra Hospital in Koramangala, Bangalore, said, “Errors in this method can lead to conditions like hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and thyroiditis.”

“Hair loss or baldness, constipation, weight gain or weight loss, irregular menstrual cycles, fatigue, laziness, etc. are felt as a result,” she added in a report published in The Times of

A balanced diet rich in iodine and amino acids, along with adequate exercise, medication can help control thyroid problems.

Saffron: Saffron is useful for thyroid problems. It helps with stomach problems, pain, and weight control. It is beneficial to eat saffron before going to bed cooked with vegetables or mixed with milk. Furthermore, it contains essential calcium and protein.

Banana: Another beneficial food that can be eaten in many ways. Being a natural source of iron, eating bananas regularly helps in controlling thyroid disease.

Mug dal: It is one of the best sources of protein. There is also iron and zinc which activates the naturally inert T-four and converts it into T-three. As a result, thyroid function is managed smoothly.

It is beneficial to eat beans, pulses, or soup twice a week.

Baked fish: Baked fish is rich in selenium and omega-three fatty acids, which are beneficial for the thyroid.

Eating baked fish once a week reduces amino acid deficiency and provides beneficial micronutrients for the thyroid.

Cereals – Vegetables, pulses, and seafood: Cereals are high in iron, copper, magnesium, and vitamin B which provide energy to the body throughout the day.

Unprocessed grains – pulses, flour, etc. balance fiber, protein, selenium and work well for the thyroid.


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