Diet Tips for Thyroid Patients: Today ‘World Thyroid Awareness Day’ is being celebrated all over the world. On the occasion of this day, many types of campaigns, programs are organized, so that people are made aware about thyroid disease. The severity of this disease should be explained and diagnosis and treatment can be started at the right time. If the thyroid gland does not work properly, the risk of developing many diseases such as hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism increases. There is a butterfly shaped gland in our neck, which is called thyroid. Its main function is to manufacture hormones. Due to this the metabolism of the body is controlled. Whenever the level of thyroid hormone fluctuates in one’s body, then many types of problems start in the body. If you want to avoid thyroid diseases like hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, then pay special attention to your diet. By following a healthy diet, you can stay away from thyroid related problems.
symptoms of thyroid
– gaining or losing weight
– excessive hair fall
– dryness of the skin
– Swelling in the neck
– change in heart beat
– Low energy level of the body
– Irritability, mood swings
– irregular periods
– Numbness of hands and feet
– brittle nails, cracking
– Feeling weak in the muscles
– Constipation or diarrhea problem
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Diet Tips for Thyroid
Clinical Nutritionist Anshul Jaibharat It is said that if special care is taken of the food in thyroid, then it can be controlled. People who have thyroid problems, it is necessary to take a healthy and balanced diet daily. Consume more and more millet. Never skip meals, many people give up food in order to lose weight. Never skin the food in the thyroid. Do not consume soya, flaxseeds every day. Also, do not consume cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli raw, eat them only after cooking them properly. Consume more seasonal fruits and vegetables. Eat fresh home cooked food. Do not let the lack of iodine in the diet. Minimize the consumption of processed foods, junk foods etc. Do not consume alcohol, smoke or do it in limited quantity.
It is important to be physically active
Anshul Jaibharat says that it is very important to be physically active to stay healthy. Especially, if someone has thyroid problems, then they should do exercises that improve metabolism. For this, you do deep breathing exercises every day. About 180 minutes of physical exercise a week, activity is very important. If you have thyroid, follow the advice of the doctor, take the medicines given by him at the right time. Get regular checkup done.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 25, 2022, 16:07 IST