Obesity and diet

DietHypothyroidism is an endocrine disorder that can cause overweight or even obese. Often hypothyroid patients who undergo weight-loss diets, complain of not getting the expected results. If this is your problem, it is important to know the foods that support thyroid function and those who interfere with him, to find out what you should include in your daily diet.

The Hypothyroidism is an endocrine disorder that affects the functioning of the thyroid gland, responsible for the regulation of metabolic processes, so it is understood that persons suffering from it, can often have weight problems, despite the diet.



The main problem arises when the diet does not give the expected result, as this will cause a lot of frustration and helplessness. For this reason it is essential to know the Recommended foods and those that are banned in hypothyroidism , as such will contribute to solve your overweight or obese, by two additional routes, in addition to the diet:

Thyroid stimulating operation, through the recommended food.
avoiding interference with thyroid function, which produce food consumption prohibited.
Recommended foods for hypothyroid overweight
These foods, because they are high in iodine, helps regulate thyroid function by stimulating the production of thyroid hormones, thus collaborating in weight control:

Vegetables and legumes:
Spinach, beans, lentils, tomatoes, garlic, fennel.
Cereals:
Oats, soybeans, sunflower, corn.
Fruits and nuts:
Coconut, hazelnut, strawberries, apples, mangoes, dates, pistachios, almonds.
Herbs and spices:
Hyssop, ground ivy, ginseng, cinnamon.
Seaweed:
Each and especially fucus.
Other foods rich in iodine:
Seafood
Forbidden foods for obesity in hypothyroidism
These foods also called goitrogens, are rich in caffeic acid, chlorogenic, ellagic and lithium, which interfere with the production of thyroid hormones, so it is recommended to limit your intake:

Vegetables
All cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage in general, brussels sprouts, radishes and besides, celery, squash, lettuce, peppers, cucumbers, carrots, eggplant, onions, asparagus, endive, parsley, potatoes.
Cereals:
Wheat.
Fruits and nuts:
Oranges, lemons, figs, avocados, plums, peaches, pomegranates, melons, grapes, chestnuts, walnuts, peanuts.
If you suffer from hypothyroidism, while taking into account these dietary recommendations, you need to follow a diet low in calories and do not forget to consult your endocrinologist, to conduct periodic inspections.

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