Is it still taboo to talk about raw milk? I love it and both eggs and raw milk contain iodine.
2. Sea Vegetables (eat)
Kelp and dulse are both high in iodine and other nutrients. Your thyroid would like you to eat these on a regular basis.
3. Butter (eat)
Butter get’s a bad rap, but it’s high in vitamin A and iodine… and the thyroid loves both.
4. Coconut Oil (eat)
Polyunsaturated fats from many of our cooking oils can negatively affect the function of the thyroid gland by blocking thyroid hormone secretion, and affects how tissues react to the hormone. Coconut oil is a medium-chain triglyceride that may benefit the thyroid, but at the very least, it’s a healthy replacement for vegetable cooking oils.
5. Cruciferous Vegetables (limit or avoid)
Foods like kale, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and brussel sprouts contain goitrogens. Goitrogens = goitrogenic = goiters. A goiter is an enlargement of the thyroid and that can disrupt normal function. It’s not that...