Cruciferous vegetables (including bok choy, broccoli, and kale), contain goitrogenic compounds called isothiocyanates, which can exacerbate already-existing thyroid issues.
Cruciferous vegetables do not cause thyroid problems.
The answer to that depends on whether or not you take thyroid hormone replacements (i.e. Synthroid, Levoxyl...) and how you eat these foods. If you do use medication to help supplement your thyroid hormone production, then you should avoid these foods because they can block the body's ability to absorb the medication. In the end, that leaves you (and maybe your doctor) wondering why you feel so badly when you take your medication regularly and try to be healthy.
These foods are generally called goitrogenic and are, ironically, foods we are often encouraged to eat as part of a daily balanced diet. Ideally, you should avoid or limit the following foods: brussel sprouts, rutabagas, turnips, radishes, cauliflower, potatoes, corn, millet, cabbage, peaches, Pears, strawberries, mustard greens, spinach, African cassava, and kale.
So, the second condition is how you eat the fruits and vegetables. Cooking seems to break down the enzymes in these foods that might normally cause adverse affects to hypothyroid suffers. That said, they should still only be eaten in small portions.
It's also believed that soy, particularly soy lecitin and soy isoflavones (but also raw soy beans), can have adverse affects on those suffering with hypothyroidism. Soy isoflavones can cause disruptions to normal hormone generation at the thyroid gland and maybe also anti-thyroid antibodies to be produced. Like any antibodies, these attack what it feels is the "intruder" in your body - the thyroid in this case. This can mimic autoimmune thyroiditis (aka Hashimoto's Disease) and cause a thyroid deficiency where one didn't exist before or worsen and existing deficiency. As of right now, this is still widely debated, but I have found that these soy ingredients have a very negative impact on my body, making me feel as though I hadn't taken my medication in years.
For those suffering with hyperthyroidism, these food items can be used to help naturally decrease the amount of hormones being produced by the body.
As a person who has suffered with hypothyroidism for 14 years, I urge you to research the disease as much as possible and talk to you doctor about it. If your doctor is not well versed on hypothyroidism, find an endocrinologist or another Doctor Who is. I would also urge you to learn which foods can be beneficial to thyroid hormone absorption and production (tyrosine and iodine) as well as foods that can help boost your metabolism, and always try to maintain a healthy diet.
So, the short answer is, if you cook them and eat them in small portions, you should be fine.
I suppose at the end of this I should say that everyone is different and some people who suffer from hypothyroidism never have problems with these foods. If you don't think you're feeling as well as you should, maybe try cutting one of these foods out at a time. If you eat 5 of the foods listed above, it may be that only 1 poses a problem for you.
The taste of broccoli is only good to those people that enjoy it. It's a very personal choice. Broccoli is good for your health because it contains a lot of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It's also a cruciferous vegetable like cabbage and cauliflower. Cruciferous vegetables have been shown to help defend your system against some types of cancer.
This drug is used to treat an over active thyroid gland, and is the drug of choice for pregnant women.
Ideally you could plant both flowers and vegetables in your garden but if you want to keep them separated is your choice.
This is not an idiom. It means just what it says. Someone does have a choice and the choice is something that will bring trouble.
Killing someone by choice.
With proper care, you can produce any relatively free and fresh vegetables of your choice.
Foods rich in high protein are a good match for you. Deep ocean fish and vegetables have high protein. Dairy is another good choice, as long as it is from organically grown animals.
This can often depend on what vegetables you wish to plant in your garden. To ensure that you have a good supply of vegetables, it is best to include vegetables that are known to have different harvest seasons. Next, once you have the vegetables of your choice ready to be planted, make sure you plan where to plant the vegetables. Always place vegetables that need direct sunlight in sunny part of the garden. It is also important to place vegetables that need less sunlight in the part that has shades.
Leave them. If youre not his first choice, you can find someone better. Plus, that means he's more likely to leave you for someone "better".
Homosexuality is not a choice. You can't make someone straight, nor you can't make someone homosexual.
French fries are considered a vegetable by many. They are far from the healthiest choice of vegetable to consume.
Complex carbohydrates such as vegetables, fruit, legumes and whole grains are the best choice.
You can't make someone love someone else. It just happens. Its not a choice who you fall in love with. If you dont fall in love with someone, you dont, if you do, you do. There's really no choice. :/ Sorry.
its a choice it may be an accident being with someone besides being with the loved one wife or husband but continuing to see that person is a choice therefore it may be seen as a choice judging by your conscience
There really is no way to get into the Kids Choice Awards for free. Unless someone were to buy the tickets for you.
Respect their choice and sexual orientation.
It's your choice if you do or not.
The usual place of choice is the neck.
can someone please answer ?
He/she could add the choice of salads, more vegetables and/or fruit, low-sugar choices, low-fat choices, low-salt choices. These are a few examples.
Someone could get help in their choice of car insurance by asking a friend or family member for advice or calling a customer support hotline and ask questions.
Someone was 49 years old in any year of your choice.